The RHS’s gardens at Hyde Hall has undergone a mammoth tree planting project over the last few years with approximately 70,000 tree planted. Garden manager Andrew Lodge spoke to Ken Crowther about how the landscape is changing.
The rhubarb crop at Calcott Hall Farm in Brentwood is well ahead this year. The team have been able to pick for several weeks beating the local competition. Market gardener Andrew McTurk talked to Ken Crowther about the latest on the farm.
Market gardener Andrew McTurk talks to Ken about spring and what crops are about to emerge at his farm in Brentwood, Essex. With spring on its way the first crop of the year – rhubarb is its move with picking starting in March.
Market gardener Andrew McTurk has been explaining to Ken Crowther how they make their decisions on what to grow for the following year. One crop they will definitely be growing in 2015 is Brussels sprouts which did very well in the two weeks running up to Christmas.
There’s not much happening on Andrew Tokely’s vegetable plot, and what’s left is starting to look a bit tired. There are still crops in the ground including parsnips, carrots and brussels sprouts for Christmas, but it’s the time of the year when the plot needs a good clean-up.