The first cut of the year in the kitchen garden and it makes all the difference. FayRead more "Mowing"
Another exciting day in the nursery, our first earlies have been delivered. We’ve laid them on our egg boxes in the peach house to get the best light for chitting. We have chosen several different varieties, ‘Foremost’ is especially tasty. looking forward to getting them in the ground. Fay.Read more "Chitting"
Although spring is still a way off, a sunny day in February can give the first suggestion. Already daffodils and leucojum are flowering in the wild garden and in the little garden our snowdrops have been putting on a show since the middle of January. Most of these are Galanthus elwesii, a lovely large flowered […]Read more "February Newsletter: In the garden"
Daphne Odora is one of my favourite scented flowering plants and I have been waiting impatiently for the clusters of magenta buds to open. This last week has seen them slowly reveal their beautiful fragrance, one by one.Read more "Plant of the Week"
It’s important we all have a name.. including our super scrumptious fruit bushes and trees in the kitchen garden!Read more "Labelling"
It’s been a productive day in the nursery. Our earliest cuttings of Salvias are coming on well in the glass house so we have been potting these up and moving them to the peach house. Sometimes it feels like a game of Tetris trying to make everything fit in the right place at the right […]Read more "Nursery"
We use this high carbohydrate root vegetable in our kitchen