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Fruit and veg gardening


Breeders have spent fifteen years crossing Kale with Brussels Sprouts to produce Brassica Petit Posy™, better known as Kalettes®. They make the perfect vegetable for those who are not a fan of sprouts, as the rosettes of frilly edged buttons have a flavour of spring greens.  They also possess a similar nutritional value for our[…]

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I am proud to be able to introduce to you an award winning product which I will definitely be using in my garden this year.  Natural Grower is an organic, plant based, vegan fertiliser which will help us all to garden in a fashion that is environmentally friendly, a subject close to many of our[…]

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I am very happy to introduce this scrumptious new breeding in gooseberries which is an excellent addition to the kitchen garden or allotment for the following reasons:- Plump, rounded, juicy fruits with a delicious flavour. Powdery mildew can be a destructive problem when growing gooseberries.  These varieties have displayed a remarkable resistance to powdery mildew.[…]

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The Albert Bartlett business began in 1948 selling beetroot. Later Albert and his sons moved to Airdrie, Scotland where they led the way in carrot crops. Albert’s passion for quality produce remains to this day, being a world renowned grower of potatoes throughout the U.K. and in America. Their reputation for excellent varieties has reached[…]

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It has long been said that “we eat with our eyes”, and how true. A visually appealing plate of food is far more appetising than one that is not. Also different colours of food contain different vitamins and minerals. For instance green fruit and vegetables contain vitamin C, iron and potassium, red ones contain lycopene[…]

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Gardening News

Dobies have been supplying flower and vegetable seeds direct to gardeners since 1894, starting in the Chester area, and for over fifty years now, to customers throughout the UK.  Dobies are proud to have been awarded the coveted “Best Buy” Seed Supplier by Which? Gardening with “an impressive 91% of seed producing healthy seedlings”. Dobies[…]

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