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Here are Seven Vegetables That Are Perfect for Beginner Gardeners to Grow

Are you thinking about starting your own vegetable patch or trying to grow a few veggies on a balcony or patio with no previous experience? This guide can help you determine the seven easiest vegetables for beginners to grow, so you don’t bite off more than you can chew. (more…)

The Beginner’s Guide to Allotment Gardening

If you’re one of those lucky folks who have managed to get to the very front of an allotment waiting list, you now have a world of horticultural possibilities ahead of you. Whether you’re planning on planting fruit, veggies and herbs to serve to your family, or just wish to create something beautiful – the real work starts here. So here we run through some of the important jobs you’ll have to undertake during your first few months of being [...]


Northchurch Allotment Association – Potato Prize

For many years Woods of Berkhamsted have supplied the prize for the annual Northchurch Allotment Association potato growing competition. The Association is extremely grateful that the manager  Rachael Patey has decided to continue this long running local relationship. The winner Caroline Fudge was presented with the spade and hoe donated by Woods at the Association AGM in February.  (She is pictured here with the Association Chairman, Paul Coleman). The winning yield was 36.5lbs from just 3 Desiree seed potatoes.  The Allotment [...]