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November 15, 2015 / Apley Estate - Hamiltons

Apley Walled Garden – Grown to Order

2015-11-14, AWG progress photos - lettuces in greenhouse

Lettuces in greenhouse

2015-11-14, AWG progress photos - onions in melon pit

Starting off in the warm melon pit

2015-11-14, AWG progress photos - red spinach


2015-11-14, AWG progress photos brassica cage

Brassica cage

Plum trees against wall

Plum trees against wall

Grown to order

Grown to order

Phil Allen, Head Gardener of Apley Walled Garden, will be on Gardeners’ Question Time on BBC Radio Shropshire again today Sunday, 15 November 12-1pm with Paul Shuttleworth. In the gardens themselves, he’s growing to order more than ever before – currently for our own Apley Farm Shop & Creamery Cafe of course, as well as 2 local restaurants & our local university. Whilst Phil had a fabulous display of Christmas veg for our Christmas Launch yesterday at Apley Farm Shop, I spent an hour in the Walled Garden (whilst the girls rode their ponies round the park), catching up & taking these photos to continue our ‘progress story’.

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