Meadow cutting

Our meadows have been so beautiful all year, but now we are at the end of summer its time for cutting. We leave them late so that all the wildflowers can set seed but need to start cutting in the orchard as soon as the first of our apples are ready. The season starts with […]

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Tour and Lunch with Tom

Garden Tour and Lunch with Head Gardener Tom Wednesday 20th September September is one of the nicest months in the garden in so many ways. The flower garden is at its peak, with late summer perennials and annuals creating a courtyard of colour. In the kitchen garden some of the finest delicacies of the year […]

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Peaches

We have five varieties of peaches at Gravetye. Most are planted under glass in the peach house and the first one to fruit is Amsden June, at the end of that month. This is followed by Red Haven in July, then Francis and last of all the tastiest, Peregrine. After this we move outside to […]

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