A-harvesting we go

Wed 30 Sep 2009

We are still eating every day from the garden - and picking cut flowers including May-sown sweet peas, scabious and rudbeckia 'Marmalade'. Vegetables still going strong include runner beans, mangetout, broccoli, courgettes (outside and in tunnel) and tomatoes.

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It may be autumn outside...

Wed 30 Sep 2009

...but spurred on by the patient NGS we announce next year's National Garden Scheme Open Day here at Lawson Park - It's Sunday July 18th 2010, 2pm-6pm.
Get it in your diary now....

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...our garden,that is
...our garden,that is

A winner in the arena

Mon 7 Sep 2009

Much to modest to blog it himself, here is Adam with Lawson Park's first prize winner - a red cabbage grown here in the Paddies, that trounced the competition at the recent Coniston and Torver Garden Club Annual Show.

Other successes included green chillis, herbs, runner beans and a cucumber. Sadly our interns' entries (a Battenburg cake in GA colours and a 'landscape' photo) went down rather poorly with the judges. But we love them anyway...

Throughout the afternoon we served up Toge soup, kimchee and sauerkraut all made from this cabbage's cousins to Show visitors, and it was a great success.

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