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We have the dates of our 2017 FREE gardening courses in Patrick’s Patch.
Join us for one of our FREE and exciting Patrick’s Patch Gardening Courses where you will receive inspirational ideas and advice for your garden from our gardening expert Martin… Continue Reading »
Growing Olives in a UK Climate
Listen to Patrick’s radio interview with Rebecca Parker on BBC Radio Solent ‘The Good Life’.
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We expect a lot from a lawn these days and the autumn is a great time to get it ready for the winter but also, it aids a lawn to recover from the winter period.
The first thing to do is remove… Continue Reading »
We like to make the most of our home-grown resources here at Fairweather’s, so we have started using the edible flowers from Patrick’s Patch.
The volunteers in the garden have been picking a tray of mixed flowers every day for use in… Continue Reading »
Olive trees, or Olea europaea are generally considered the kings of the Mediterranean landscape, but popularity in the UK has increased in recent years. This fact sheet will tell you how to grow Olive trees successfully in the UK.
Their combination… Continue Reading »
This fact sheet will tell you how to grow lavenders and help keep them looking their best throughout the year. Soil and Site
We are always asked how to grow lavenders. Lavenders like well-drained soil in a sunny site that receives sun… Continue Reading »