Our huge selection of potted and sawn Norwegian Spruce and Nordmann Fir Christmas trees will be available from late November at the Nursery. We also have a selection of wreaths made by our staff , garden related gifts and Christmas tree stands. 🎄 FREE  🎄 Purdy’s tea room Drink voucher – Free Purdy’s drink voucher when you…

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As bulbs fade and herbaceous borders grow in leaps and bounds, it is now clear that summer is approaching. Sowing and planting out bedding can begin, depending on regional weather variations, and you can take softwood cuttings.   Top 10 jobs this month Watch out for late frosts. Protect tender plants Earth up potatoes, and…

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All our ingredients are locally sourced where possible so that we can provide our customers with the freshest quality produce. Our meat, cheese, fruit and vegetables are purchased from around Norfolk. Our bread is baked late in the night and is delivered to us in the early hours ensuring we have the freshest tasting bread…

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Winning with Woodgate! Woodgate Nursey came to rescue of Ralph and Linda Nichols at the Sandringham Flower show. Ralph needed help with his show garden named ‘ Order and Chaos’ at the Sandringham Flower Show and called Peter Purdy who sent a task force over to help. Ralph said ‘ I’m never going to be…

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Check clematis for signs of clematis wilt Care for houseplant while on holiday Water tubs and new plants if dry, but be water-wise Deadhead bedding plants and repeat-flowering perennials, to ensure continuous flowering Pick courgettes before they become marrows Treat apple scab Clear algae, blanket weeds and debris from ponds, and keep them topped up…

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To enter help Rachel from Feast Norfolk Magazine with her allotment quest and send Rachel your top tips for her new allotment and she will select the most useful as the winner. Either email woodgatestaff@outlook.com or post your entry to the the address in the link – marking your entries with allotment competition. The closing…

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June 21 is the longest day of the year, and the extra light and warmth encourages the garden to put on an exuberant burst of growth. But this extra light and warmth also means weeds will sprout up from seemingly nowhere. Keep on top of them by hoeing regularly in dry conditions. Hoe borders regularly…

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Spring is finally in evidence as daffodils and flowering trees start to bloom. Expect the inevitable April showers this month but with sunny days too, when you can turn your attention to the lawn. It’s an exciting month, with indoor-sown seeds well into growth, and it’s also time to start sowing outdoors. Just watch out…

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Composting Home composting is the most environmentally-friendly way of dealing with kitchen and garden waste, plus it produces compost that can be used as an excellent soil improver.  When to compost Composting is done all year, as and when suitable materials are generated in the garden or home. However late summer to early winter is the…

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