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Catch up on the latest blogs

Wrapping up plants for winter
It’s been a very long autumn – in a good way. It’s also been mild, which has meant the autumn colour was nothing like as good as usual. But then, very suddenly, we had a sharp drop in temperature.
Looking back
...the team of bloggers at GW have certainly covered some ground over the years writing about topical subjects, sharing stories and insights, highlighting fashions and trends.
Using nettles in the kitchen
I’m not a fan of autumn so signs of spring are very welcome, and a hearty nettle soup is just the tonic for winter blues.

Harvesting apples
I spent a day last week harvesting apples – the cooker ‘Bramley’s Seedling’, something similar to ‘Cox’s Orange Pippin’ and 'Egremont Russet'.
The bramley apple
Ask anyone to name an apple, and chances are they'll come up with either Cox’s Orange Pippin or The Bramley - probably our most popular varieties.
Cooking green tomatoes
I know many gardeners who use green tomatoes to make chutney, and others who throw them on the compost heap. But why don’t more of us eat them?