*Award of Garden Merit awarded by the Royal Horticultural Society
Bagged composts and fertilisers.Allourcompostsandfertilisersarekeptundercover,unlikemany localgardencentres.Thismeansthattheywon’tbeoverlywet and will be easier to handle.RichardSuter,ourstockmanager,isaimingtoincreasetherange oforganicandsustainable(suchaspeatfreecomposts)products.Ournewstockincludes:FarmyardManure@£4.50andPeat-free vegetable compost @£5.50 a bag.Which fertilisers to apply in early spring.There’snopointinapplyingfertiliserwhenplantsaren’tgrowing actively,butslowreleaseorganicfertiliserscanbeusedinearly springinpreparationforgrowingvegetablecrops.Forthis purposewestockPoultrymanurepelletsandFish,Bloodand Bone. AttheHutwehaveleafletstoguideyouintheuseoffertilisers, both organic and inorganic.
The new look EHS Hut -- Photo courtesy of Colin Beale
Distribution HutGiventhecurrentgovernment'stayathome'guidancewedonotfeelthatwecanopenthe DistributionHutinJanuaryasplanned.Atthetimeofwriting,weareunsurewhenwewillbeableto open,butitwillnotbeuntilsometimeinFebruaryattheearliest.Wewillsendanemailwithan updateduringFebruary.Hopefully,bythen,wewillhaveafirmdateforopening.Inthemeantime, we are busy restocking the hut so that we have what you will need for the new season ahead. For those who have a Kings seed order, we will contact you individually to arrange for collection of your order. These will be available beginning February with 40% of costs returned as voucher to spend at the Hut.WeareduetohaveourseedpotatoesdeliveredtousbyearlyFebruary,sowewillalsoupdateyou, via email, regarding these and other seasonal items. The new stock available in the Hut in February 2021 is as follows:SEED POTATOES:1st early - Lady Christl, Casablanca2nd early - Kestrel, CharlotteMain - Maris Piper, DesireeONION SETS:Stuttgart, Hercules, Red Baron (available heat treated in March)SHALLOTS:Bistro PRICES: all Potatoes 10p each, Onions sets 5p each & Shallots 20p each New items available:50 litre bag Farmyard Manure @ £4.50 (organic)50 litre bag Vegetable Compost @ £5.50 (peat free and organic)40 litre bag Ericaceous Compost @ £4.005kg bag Potting Grit @ £2.501.2 metre Tree Stakes @ £2.5075 litre bag Mini chipped bark @ £7.00