A visit to the Garden Press Event


A Visit to the Garden Press Event 2018

New ideas and Products on display to the Gardening Media

Last week I was invited to the Garden Press Event held at the Business Design Centre in London, this was an annual event held each early spring in order for suppliers, designers and manufacturers of garden related products to showcase their products to the media. In more recent years this has included bloggers. Continue reading

Mr Fothergills New Seeds on Trial 2018


Mr Fothergills New Seeds on Trial 2018

Late last year I was lucky to be selected by Mr Fothergills to test some exciting new Flower and Vegetable varieties that are to be launched for sale for the 2018 Growing season.

New seed varieties from Mr Fothergills.

On trial are 2 vegetable varieties and 4 flower varieties.

Continue reading

Ruby Falls – A Raspberry for Containers Review


Ruby Falls Raspberry – Suitable for container growing – A Review.

(Disclosure – This post is not sponsored or endorsed in any way.)

Early last year I saw an offer on-line from a large seed catalogue company for buy 1 get 1 free on all fruit plants, I had been reading about a new Dwarf Raspberry plant for growing in containers. Its compact, fully hardy and virtually thorn free. I have always had a hankering for a Raspberry plant, but the nature of Raspberries whereby they need a bit of room and tend to sucker quite a bit put me off planting one in my garden.

 

Raspberry Rubyfalls

Continue reading