Meadow cutting

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 […]

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Compost

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 compost

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Bulbs

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.

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