Planting and Growing

What We Love about the Heatons

By Sarah McClelland on behalf of SLH This article was originally written for the February edition of Heatons Post,  Sustainable Living in the Heatons loves the vibrancy of the area and that there are so many people keen to get involved in community groups like ours and make a real difference in the community. We love that …

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Christmas Day New Potatoes

By Paul Lowis – Chair/The Green Man on behalf of SLH  Now is the time to buy your new potatoes if you plan to grow them for your Christmas Day lunch. They are so simple to grow and taste fantastic!  Seed potatoes are available online and in garden centres again in August. They will be ready for your Christmas lunch if you get them planted now. These varieties are relatively cheap, and it’s best to buy them now while they are still fresh and a …

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The Edible Garden

By Mel Godfrey on behalf of SLH It’s a feature of modern life that we only see in shops a limited range of the huge variety of leaves, salads and herbs that grow according to each season. This 15-minute feature is brimming full of ideas for both foodies and gardeners. Edible plants that will happily grow …

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