Chase away the Winter Blues!

Chase away the Winter Blues!

Peach Tree Greenhouse Week in, week out, the garden team can be found, working on the various areas of the surrounding garden. Often, we are digging or weeding, cutting back overgrown shrubs or decaying trees and sometimes we tackle a new section of the neglected...
Snowdrops

Snowdrops

February Fair Maids Snowdrops are not native to Britain but originate from mainland Europe and the common variety, Galanthus nivalis  (Galanthus -‘milkflower’, nivalis – ‘of the snow’) is believed to have been introduced around the beginning of the 16th...
A Happy New Year to all our Readers

A Happy New Year to all our Readers

A Happy New Year to all our Readers!    On the Bonfire It’s always a good feeling after the Christmas and New Year excess to get back out into the garden and begin a new growing season. January is a good time to clear out dead and diseased branches from...
Highlights of 2023

Highlights of 2023

Highlights of 2023 Now that we have reached the Winter Solstice, the turning point of the year, it is good to look back on the past twelve months from the comfort of a warm, cosy armchair. We had six weeks of drought in May and June, weeks of rain in February, August...
Chase away the Winter Blues!

Tales of Autumn

Tales of Autumn Drummond, our rescue cat has started to follow us about when we are working in different parts of the garden. Last week he actually followed us into the polytunnels for the first time.  Almost immediately, he began to run this way and that,...
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