Category: Volunteer Blog

cherry blossom

May ‘Blossom Time’

One of the abiding joys of Spring is the fact that many deciduous trees waken up from their winter dormancy and burst into flower. They are festooned in fragile blossom and look absolutely stunning...

Espilaer

“Voices of Spring”

We have been pruning apple trees this week. Not just any old apple trees but the old, gnarled, overgrown, Victorian trees planted in the Walled Garden and at other places on the Estate. Mature...

December mushrooms

December!!!

Suddenly it is December – and the year is rushing to a close. On the 17th of the month, we shall have been the legal owners of Bannockburn House for the first of what we hope...

sleeping giants

Sleeping Giants

“If you have nothing to do, go plant a tree and it will grow while you sleep” Hard-working Team All our gardening work is carried out by a hard-working, cheery team of volunteers who...

Autumn

Autumn Colours & Lime Trees

“The falling leaves Drift by the window The autumn leaves Of red and gold…”   Autumn Colours What a stunning, colourful Autumn this has turned out to be. The leaves are such wonderful shades...

september blog

September Gardening Blog

September Song “But it’s a long, long while From May to December And the days grow short When you reach September”   September September is such a special month – it starts warm and...