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ADVICE, TIPS & INFORMATION

A Brief History of Vegetables
What is Hydroponics ? - by GroWell Hydroponics
Exotic Salad Crops to Grow at Home - by Richard Bartlett
Growing Like a Rocket - more exotic salad growing tips from Richard Bartlett
Designing & Planting a Knot Garden - by Knot Herbs

Wild Plant species for Wildlife Gardens
Some common wild plant names... collected by the Webmaster
British Endangered Wild Flowers
Natural Plant Dyes - dye colours available from wild plants
What's In a Wild Plant? - medicinal, culinary and household uses of old
All About the Common Elder

Kitchen Gardens in Victorian times
The Victorian Way of Gardening - garden layout theory Victorian-style

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DOWSING
EQUIPMENT & SUPPLIES
FARM MANAGEMENT

NewLandOwner Management Services Limited [Derbyshire]
NewLandOwner, provide a unique service, making the knowledge gained from the experience of a lifetime of working the land, available to less experienced land owners.
Contact: Rob Jeffery, Aston House Farm, Sudbury, Ashbourne. DE6 5AG
Ph. +44 (0)1283 585410 | Fax +44 (0)1283 585735 | e-mail | Visit our website

GARDEN CENTRES & NURSERIES
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GARDENING & HORTICULTURE ORGANISATIONS

Cottage Garden Society [Ches.]
A society of amateurs and experts who share an enthusiasm for gardening in the cottage style and to encourage an interest in old fashioned flowers of merit.
Contact: Clive Lane, Hurstfield House (CGS), 244 Edleston Road, Crewe, Cheshire. CW2 7EJ
Ph. +44 (0)1270 250 118 |
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HERBS

The Herb Society [Oxon.]
The Herb Society provides interesting and accurate information & events that will stimulate awareness in the importance of herbs - tasty, aromatic, and visually pleasurable ways of good health. The Herb Society also publishes the UK's only specialist magazine devoted exclusively to herbs.
Contact: Flick Kingston [Administrator], Sulgrave Manor, Sulgrave, Banbury, Oxon. OX17 2SD
Ph. +44 (0)1295 768899 |
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Jekka's Herb Farm [Bristol]
Suppliers of organic herb plants and seeds - Over 400 different culinary, medicinal and aromatic herbs grown to Soil Association standards and supplied by mail order.
Contact: Jekka McVicar/Julie Wilkins, Rose Cottage, Shellards Lane, Alveston, Bristol. BS35 3SY
Ph. +44 (0)1454 418878 | Fax +44 (0)1454 411988 | e-mail | Visit our website

Knot Herbs [Northants.]
Hardy evergreen herbs for aromatic hedging, edging and knot designs. Available by mail order at sensible prices to help you achieve your ideal garden.
Contact: Anne Wilkinson, Knot Herbs, Walgrave, Northampton. NN6 9QW
Ph. +44 (0)1536 791371 | Fax +44 (0)1536 791749 | e-mail | Visit our website

HORTICULTURAL ENGINEERS

P.Sharman Horticultural Engineers [Suffolk]
For servicing, repairs and sales of all makes of garden machinery, at affordable prices and customer care second to none.
Contact: Paul / Mandy Sharman, 3.Wash Lane, Burgh St Peter, Beccles, Suffolk. NR34 0BW
Ph./Fax +44 (0)1502 677473 |
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HYDROPONICS

Achiltibuie Hydroponicum [Ross-shire]
Guided tours of unique indoor garden where lush sub-tropical fruit trees, exotic flowers, vegetables and herbs all grow without soil. Visit the Lilypond Cafe and our Hydroponic Shop. Mail Order. Open daily Easter - September.
Contact: Julie Edwards, Achiltibuie Hydroponicum, Achiltibuie, Ullapool, Ross Shire. IV26 2YG
Ph. +44 (0)1854 622202 | Fax +44 (0)1854 622201 |
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Growth Technology Ltd. [Somerset]
We have a strong background in commercial horticulture and all our products are conceived from experience, designed by professionals and fine tuned in the greenhouse.
Contact: Tim Sabel, Unit 66, Taunton Trading Estate, Taunton, Somerset. TA2 6RX
Ph. +44 (0)1823 325291 | Fax +44 (0)1823 325487 | e-mail | Visit our website

GroWell Hydroponics [Warks.]
Since 1994, GroWell has been working hard to earn the trust and respect of growers across the UK. Combining our excellent range of growing products with an in house knowledge base that is second to none, we are the definitive one-stop hydroponics shop and mail-order company.
Contact: Blooms Garden Centre, Kenilworth Road, Hampton-in Arden, Solihull. B92 0LW
Ph. +44 0800 328 1339 | Fax +44 (0)1926 621766 | e-mail | Visit our website

Nutriculture Ltd. [Lancashire]
Grow hydroponically. Greater Yields, Greater Control, Cleaner Crops, Exciting Growing. Find out more by contacting our hydroponic call centre today for your free brochure.
Contact: Marie, Bev or Glyn, Unit B1A, Towngate Works, Dark Lane, Mawdesley. L40 2QU
Ph. +44 (0)1704 822536 | Fax +44 (0)1704 822573 | e-mail | Visit our website

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LANDSCAPE GARDENING / GARDEN DESIGN
MUSHROOM GROWING

Mycologs [Ross-shire]
We make pet logs - pets you plant in your garden which fruit mushrooms, shiitake or oyster. Fruits for up to four years.
Contact: Imogen Young, Henrietta Park, Balblair, Dingwall, Ross-shire. IV7 8LJ
Ph./Fax +44 (0)1381 610313 |
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ORGANIC INFORMATION, SMALLHOLDER GROUPS & SUPPLIES
PLASTIC & NETTING SUPPLIES

Allplas Ltd. [Hertfordshire]
Allplas supply a wide range of outdoor plastic and netting equipment for both commercial and personal use such as weed fabric, cargo netting and tarpaulin.
Contact: Units 14 - 15, Such Close, Works Road, Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire. SG6 1JF
Ph. +44 (0)8704 32 0668 | Fax +44 (0)870 432 0667 | Visit our website

SEEDS & BULBS

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TREES, WOODLANDS & ARBORICULTURE

The Poplar Tree Company [Herefordshire]
We specialise in all aspects of Poplar growing, from supply of plant material to planting, management, harvesting and utilisation of the timber, and offer a unique joint venture scheme for landowners.
Contact: Hugh Snell, Lower Lulham, Madley, Herefordshire. HR2 9JJ
Ph./Fax +44 (0)1981 250253 | e-mail | Visit our website

Scurrah Associates Ltd. [N. Yorks]
Forestry & Woodland Consultants offering a bespoke service of professional and practical advice to match the individual needs of our clients.
Contact: Wayne or Robert, 5 Waterside, The Moorings, Langthorpe, Boroughbridge, North Yorkshire. YO51 9GE
Ph. +44 (0)1423 321907 | Fax +44 (0)1423 321908 | e-mail | Visit our website

TREE SURGERY

David J.Orange & Co, [Northumberland]
All aspects of tree surgery undertaken by professional arborists. Sales service and hire agents for Timberwolf Woodchippers.
Contact: David/Simon, 35 Magdalene Fields, Warkworth, Morpeth, Northumberland. NE65 0UF
Ph. +44 (0)1665 713039 | Fax +44 (0)1665 711228 | e-mail | Visit our website

Wychwood Forestry Tree Surgeons & Arborcultural Specialists [N. Yorks.]
All tree surgery work conforms to BS3998 - Council approved . Wychwood Forestry Tree Surgeons provide tree diagnosis and treatment for all tree requirements and provide tree stump removal and replanting services. We apply in writing for trees under TPO or TCON. NPTC qualified and insured tree surgeons.
Ph. +44 (0)1423 501691 / 07903 758553 | Fax +44 (0)1423) 501691 | e-mail | Visit our website

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