december newsletter

December Newsletter

Incredibly December has arrived once more, and so soon after the last one! The short, wet and cold days mean that December is not a great month for gardening.  It is however perfect for sorting through any leftover seed packets and ordering more for 2017. Why not try some exciting new varieties or do the opposite and select from our heritage range? Whilst you are inside in the warmth do please spare a thought for your garden birds and keep them well-stocked with food and fresh water. They’re worth it!

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Christmas Veg Facts

How Well Do You Know Your Christmas Veg? Here’s a few facts for you to share over the festive table.

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Dobies Group Scheme Offers Discounts

Dobies Group Scheme offers generous discounts to allotment groups, garden clubs and societies

Members of amateur gardening clubs can benefit from the generous discounts offered by the Dobies Group Scheme. And remember, our seeds are already cheaper than many other suppliers!

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Rhubarb, Rhubarb, Rhubarb!

Rhubarb is almost indestructible and once established will become your most reliable cropping spring vegetable. Because it so often eaten as a pud we tend to think of rhubarb as a fruit. Perhaps its dual role earns it the right of being a vegetable, that is also an honorary fruit.

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Dobies Vegetable Garden Planner

Dobies Vegetable Garden Planner is the best way to plan your vegetable garden or allotment.

Those wet days when you know it’s best to keep off the garden are the perfect time to start planning. Planning what veg to grow, how many and where, during the year ahead. Sure, you can do this in a notebook, carefully drawing your plot to scale and rubbing out as you change your mind. However, there is a simpler and better way.

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