Bulldog@Chelsea: Episode 4

In our first video we met Terry Porter, one of our master growers. It was shortly after he had planted the leeks and onions for our garden and we learned about his techniques to encourage early growth. Following our trip to Penzance, we visited Terry again to see how things were going/growing. To our delight…

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Posted in Chelsea 2011, Exhibitions By Ed White On 4th April 2011 | 0 Comments

Craven Collage Award for 'Best Practical Student'


Bulldog Tools are the tool of choice at Craven College Centre for Horticulture. This is because we find they’re robust enough to withstand the rigours of student practicals. A recent visit to the Bulldog forge helped students appreciate what goes into making the tools they use every day and we took the opportunity to present…

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Posted in Things we like By Stuart Elsom On 24th March 2011 | 0 Comments

Ken's Diary March 2011

This is the most exciting time in gardening, when there are plenty of seeds that need to be sown – all you need is the room to grow them. Hardy annual flower seeds including larkspur, love-in-a-mist, godetia, calendula, pansy, poppy and alyssum can be sown directly in the soil where they are to flower, once…

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Posted in Gardening By Ken Crowther On 9th March 2011 | 0 Comments

Bulldog@Chelsea: Episode 3

Like Paddington Bear, my colleague Fred Foot and I met at Paddington Station with our luggage and camera equipment, missing only one thing – marmalade sandwiches! We got the train to Penzance and enjoyed a long but peaceful journey as we took in lovely scenes of the West Country. Once there we met Jon Wheatley…

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Posted in Chelsea 2011, Exhibitions By Ed White On 2nd March 2011 | 0 Comments

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