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Standard Delivery is 3-5 days.

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Please note, next day delivery is only available to addresses in Mainland England and Wales.  Addresses in Scotland will take an additional 24 hours and next day delivery to Northern Ireland may incur a surcharge

An Apple A Day…

Edible Garden, Lifestyle / Posted by / 19/10/2017
 

An Apple A Day…

Edible Garden, Lifestyle / Posted by / 19/10/2017
 

“You can count the number of apples on one tree, but you can never count the number of trees in one apple” OLD PROVERB National Apple Day is upon us this weekend, Saturday 21st October, an annual celebration of Britain’s apples and orchards and a...

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Nurturing Nature

Gardening, Lifestyle / Posted by / 19/10/2017
 

Nurturing Nature

Gardening, Lifestyle / Posted by / 19/10/2017
 

With a lot of our native wildlife under threat from pesticides and intensive farming, the onus has been on the residential gardener to turn their patch into a wildlife haven. No only does creating a wildlife garden give our amazing bird, bug and animal life...

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Great Dixter Apple Cake

Edible Garden, Lifestyle, Uncategorized / Posted by / 15/09/2017
 
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Great Dixter Apple Cake

Edible Garden, Lifestyle, Uncategorized / Posted by / 15/09/2017
 

This recipe has to be one of our favourites here at Hen & Hammock, a perfect apple cake for those Autumn days and the smell when it’s cooking is just divine! The recipe is taken from The Great Dixter Cookbook by Aaron Bertelsen. Great Dixter...

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Which are the best fruit and vegetables to store?

Andrew's advice, Gardening, Lifestyle / Posted by / 15/09/2017
 

Which are the best fruit and vegetables to store?

Andrew's advice, Gardening, Lifestyle / Posted by / 15/09/2017
 

I understand the current obsession with fresh seasonal vegetables, I really do. Fresh fruit and veg invariably tastes better and is better for you.  But as with any trend it can be taken too far.  An increasing number of supermarkets and greengrocers seem to think...

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Seed Saving for beginners

Andrew's advice, Edible Garden, Gardening, Lifestyle, Uncategorized / Posted by / 15/09/2017
 
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Seed Saving for beginners

Andrew's advice, Edible Garden, Gardening, Lifestyle, Uncategorized / Posted by / 15/09/2017
 

One of the pleasures of autumn is gathering seeds.  It’s a hopeful optimistic act that conjures up thoughts of the next spring, and by and large it’s pretty simple act.  For most vegetables, all that is needed is for the fruit to be left on...

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How to start seeds in 3 days

Andrew's advice, Edible Garden, Gardening, Uncategorized / Posted by / 10/04/2017
 

How to start seeds in 3 days

Andrew's advice, Edible Garden, Gardening, Uncategorized / Posted by / 10/04/2017
 

I love the anticipation of spring.  Although the garden is pretty bleak now I know it will be bursting with colour before long.  The alliums will be the first to raise their heads and then there will be the early foxgloves, geraniums and catmint. I...

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Choosing a hammock

Andrew's advice, Lifestyle / Posted by / 10/04/2017
 

Choosing a hammock

Andrew's advice, Lifestyle / Posted by / 10/04/2017
 

Colour, comfort and style are all important when considering which hammock to buy, but probably the most important consideration is size. You want a hammock which best fits the space you have available and best accommodates the number of people you’re likely to have in...

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Why bother growing your own veg?

Andrew's advice, Edible Garden, Gardening / Posted by / 30/01/2017
 

Why bother growing your own veg?

Andrew's advice, Edible Garden, Gardening / Posted by / 30/01/2017
 

Ever thought of growing your own veg?  Is it the lure of that home grown freshness that tempts you?  Well sorry to disappoint you, but much of the time you can’t tell the difference.  Or at least that is my experience.  A carefully nurtured onion...

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Winter Gardening – Top Tips

Andrew's advice, Gardening, Lifestyle / Posted by / 08/11/2016
 

Winter Gardening – Top Tips

Andrew's advice, Gardening, Lifestyle / Posted by / 08/11/2016
 

To the uninitiated, gardening in the winter can seem foolhardy.  Little or nothing is growing and its cold.  Why would you?  Well, it can be at least as pleasurable as gardening in the summer and when you return indoors the warmth and sense of accomplishment...

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Vegetable Growing Tips, Fact not Fiction

Andrew's advice, Gardening / Posted by / 27/07/2016
 

Vegetable Growing Tips, Fact not Fiction

Andrew's advice, Gardening / Posted by / 27/07/2016
 

One of the reasons why I love growing vegetables is that I’m always learning.  I guess that’s why Gardeners’ World is perpetually popular on TV and Gardeners’ Question Time is unmissable on the radio; as a nation we have an appetite for gardening knowledge that...

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