Coming back after the Christmas break has proven that this garden still packs a punch even in the dead of winter. Chimonanthus praecox (Wintersweet) has just started floweringRead more "Plant of the Week"
To protect one of our most tender plants, we have been building an insulating teepee of canes around them. Stuffing them with straw will protect them from frost. FayRead more "Going bananas!"
Phormium tenaxRead more "Plant of the Week"
While weeding some beds today we spotted a beautiful self sower that has worked its way into the trunk of a fern. Look forward to seeing these foxgloves bloom in early summer. Fay.Read more "Self sower"
The Yacón (Smallanthus sonchifolius)
We have been experimenting with a new plant in the kitchen garden this year.Read more "Plant of the Week"
The strong winds we had last week have put our staking skills to the testRead more "Brussels Sprouts"
We are starting to prepare our Jerusalem artichoke in the Kitchen Garden…Read more "Jerusalem artichoke"