Author: phil

Volunteer at Fieldcrest

Tuesdays 1.00 -3.30 pm Gardening for Wellbeing Many studies now prove that gardening and being outdoors can greatly improve wellbeing, both physically and emotionally. We have lots of different garden areas at Fieldcrest, mainly divided into individual uses/themes and welcome volunteers who would like to spend a few hours a week gardening. The land is flat and fairly easy to work. What will volunteers do? We now have a small number of volunteers who come along on a Tuesday afternoon to help in the garden and do a variety of gardening jobs, plus recording, photographing and propagating. Do I...

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Flowers from the Farm

Fieldcrest is now a ‘seedling’ grower for Flowers from the Farm. We love growing flowers in our kitchen garden and grow lots of annuals, bulbs,  roses and perennials for cutting for the house.  Our volunteers put lots of effort and care into growing the flowers and we have now reached the point where we are growing more than we can use . In 2015 I was invited to have a stand and give talks to the National Association of Flower Arrangers (NAFAS), about growing your own flowers, and while there I started chatting to a lady who introduced me...

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Garden Design Course 2017

Our garden design course is back! Several people have asked us to put on our 8 week Garden Design course, so good news! The next class will start on  Monday March 6th for 4 weeks, Easter Break followed by another 4 weeks. Find out more and...

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Thursday at Fieldcrest

Garden, socialise and learn at our Thursday morning group.

2017 Courses

Our 2017 course and workshop programme has something for everyone!