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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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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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Gardening News

Many of the new season’s seed ranges are available online now or in the coming weeks.  If you are anything like me you will derive great pleasure from trawling through the new seed selections and, with bated breath, you will be eager to discover the latest breeding in flowers for your summer displays and fruit[…]

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With Christmas getting ever closer what gift could be more suitable for a gardener than a supply of seeds,both vegetables/salads and ornamental, to use throughout the coming year at the correct sowing time.  Many of these are beautifully presented in tins.  They are very easy and cheap  to post if necessary and are sure to[…]

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  Many of the new season’s seed ranges are available online now or in the coming weeks.  If you are anything like me you will derive great pleasure from trawling through the new seed selections and, with baited breath, you will be eager to discover the latest breeding in flowers for your summer displays and[…]

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Borough Market, Franchi Seeds and the Eden Project are joining forces to create an abundant kitchen garden for the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower show, running from 3rd – 8th July. The Kitchen Garden is a collaboration between Borough Market, Britain’s most renowned food market; Franchi Seeds of Italy, the oldest family seed company in[…]

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