Roehampton Garden Society

July 2017 Bulletin

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  • Summer Show Report
  • Improve the taste of your tomatoes with seaweed feed or homemade comfrey tea!
  • Why your broccoli tastes better fresh, but other veg improve if stored – some interesting facts from James Wong’s book ‘How to Eat Better’
  • Organic Insectcides at the Store and a homemade blackfly killer recipe

Plus the latest from the National Parks City initiative

June 2017 Bulletin

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  • Slug traps and control
  • Plan for midsummer planting – it’s not too late for beetroot, sprouting broccoli, florence fennel, lettuce, carrots, and some varieties of squash.
  • All about Rhubarb
  • Recipe: asparagus mimosa salad

And find out about what was judged to be the best allotment site in Wandsworth….

Plus all the information for the June 24th Summer show.




April/May 2017 Bulletin

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  • Soil improvers and fertilisers at the store – Growchar, Comfrey and many more…
  • Growhampton – visit the weekly market in Digby Square
  • Lambeth Palace gardens open to visitors
  • Join a Sheffield University Allotment Project – MYHarvest
  • Find out about Earthworm Watch

and Introducing Putney Community Gardens…

Our next free visit to Wisley is on Tuesday 18th July

February 2017 Bulletin

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  • Planting trees on an allotment – which rootstock?
  • Minimising health risks in the garden –  things you should know
  • Recipe of the month – Sweet Potato Cakes
  • In the Store: Special Composts –  from seed ready to wool!  Seed potatoes, all £2 per kilo – buy just what you need.
Foremost: First Early; plant mid-February to April, harvest June to July.
Kestrel:  Second Early; plant March to May, harvest June to July.
Charlotte: Salad; plant March to May, harvest from end of June.