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September Newsletter

September Newsletter

If summer colour is all about gentle cooling pastels, then September brings vibrant fire to our gardens. Dahlias will be showing off this month, flanked by asters, rudbeckias and heleniums. Whereas many plants struggled in the heat of our wonderful summer, September’s dews and mists will refresh and revive.

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Exhibition Onions

Traditionally exhibition onions are sown on Boxing Day so if you are brave enough to have a go then you need to be ordering your seed now. Onions are one of the most difficult vegetables to grow which is why so many people covert the prize for the biggest and best specimens at their local shows. But it’s not all about winning. Why not simply give it a go, you’ll be wanting to grow onions to eat anyway.

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