Author: Christine

Beautiful Butterflies

July has been a busy month here at Fieldcrest and August looks as if it is going the same way – I won’t even mention the weather!! August Update. We had a great time with the ‘Flowers for the home’ day and it was fantastic to see how lovely everyone’s vase arrangements were, despite having to be picked in the awful rain!! Everyone was so friendly and happy to share and we definitely discovered hidden talents. We have had stalls at West Kirby, Heswall and Neston farmers markets in June and July, and we enjoyed chatting to everyone and...

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Cutting garden flowers for June

I’ve been cutting and conditioning my flowers for tonight’s talk at Willaston Gardening Group, and was a bit worried that I might not have enough flower material as the weather has been so awful and the plants are struggling! I literally have one of two blooms of some of the plants while we wait for the rest to bloom, but here’s a list of a selection of those that I am taking along. All available for sale here at Fieldcrest this month. Find out more about our opening hours. Hardy Sweet Peas, Cornflower, Nigella, Cerinthe, Godetia, Ammi majus, Briza,...

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June 2019 events

I’ve got a busy month planned! As well as our new regular opening hours, you can also find me out and about at the following events: Tuesday 18th June, Willaston Village Hall: Evening talk ‘Grow your own Flowers for the Home’ at Willaston Gardening Society Saturday 22nd June West Kirby  Farmers Market 9am to 1pm.  St Andrew’s Church Hall, Graham Road, West Kirby CH48 5DE. Sunday 30th June: Willaston Village Gardens. 15 Gardens open to raise money for the church plus I’ll be running the Plant stall in the village hall. £5 for entry to all of the gardens.  Lots of nice...

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Summer at Fieldcrest

Roses are Britain’s favourite flower and at this time of year it’s easy to see why. Here at Fieldcrest Garden our roses are all coming into bloom, and their scent is wafting in the air. I do tend to go for pink roses of all shades, but I am gradually introducing yellows and oranges too. In addition to our other specialist plants, we now have a selection of old fashioned and modern hybrid roses for sale in the nursery. This summer we are opening three times a week for our visitors to buy specialist plants, seeds and scented flowers...

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Volunteer at Fieldcrest

Gardening for Wellbeing Tuesdays at Fieldcrest Garden, 1.00 -3.30 pm Studies show that gardening and being outdoors can greatly improve wellbeing, both physically and emotionally. Our busy modern lifestyles often leave us little or no time to reflect and regenerate so here at Fieldcrest Garden we are cultivating an environment where you can learn new skills and spend time in a natural environment as part of our volunteers group. We have opportunities to volunteer in the garden on Tuesday afternoons, learning new gardening skills and undertaking some physical activity. We have lots of different garden areas at Fieldcrest, mainly...

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