Gravetye Garden Lecture at Kingscote Vineyard hosted by Gravetye Head Gardener Tom Coward Tuesday 20th February Speakers: Richard Bisgrove: William Robinson – The Wild Gardener Tom Coward: Robinson’s Wild Garden and its influence today Garden historian and designer Richard will join Tom to talk about Robinson’s life and work and discuss why one of the […]Read more "Gravetye Garden Lectures at Kingscote Vineyard"
Autumn is a busy time in the garden, preparing for the spring before rough weather starts to delay us. There are always so many jobs to do but if we can only get one thing done it is to cut our meadow before winter sinks in. In our climate, grass can continue growing throughout the winter […]Read more "Meadow cutting"
Although it may seem odd to some people to become excited by rotted vegetable matter and manure, as gardeners, a large pile of well-rotted compost can be one of the most beautiful sights in a garden. Here at Gravetye we have three beautiful compost bays, one of which is full of the most amazing black, nutrient rich compostRead more "Compost"
Now that Autumn is truly here the vegetable garden has taken a shift from the last of the Summer crops to true Winter onesRead more "Autumn Vegetables"
With Autumn clearance of the beds in the Flower Garden now almost complete, we have an abundance of tender plants which need some love and attention to get them through the coming Winter.Read more "Preparing Plants in Winter"
Miscanthus Sinensis Red FallsRead more "Plant of the Week"
With the Autumn clean up well under way in the garden it is easy to become disheartened about the short days and cold weather ahead of us. One great tonic for these Autumn blues is to look ahead to the Spring and all the beauty it brings. This is now the time to be planting Spring bulbs and, as usual here at Gravetye, we are planting by the thousand.Read more "Bulbs"