Clematis ‘Madame Julia Correvon’Read more "Plant of the Week"
At the start of this month we had the official opening of our new dining room and it was an honour to be invited. The hotel has been closed since January for this challenging project, and to sit in the newly completed building with the team who had worked so hard made it all worthwhile. The restaurant is designed to offer the best view of the garden possible and the effect is really quite impressive.Read more "Creating a Garden View"
The dreary winter weather can make even the most enthusiastic gardener reluctant to visit their sleeping garden. However, each season has its highlights and although the winter garden requires a closer examination to appreciate its beauty, there is much to enjoy during this time of year.Read more "A Winter Garden Activity"
With January now over it is time to look forward to the Spring and start with some of our seed sowing. This week we have begun sowing early crops for the poly tunnel, such as spinach and Pak Choi.Read more "Seed Sowing"
Although the weather at this time of year tends to be rather cold and dreary there are a few beautiful blooms which brighten the grey and act as a prelude to the glory of SpringRead more "Winter Flowers"
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"