Author: Sarah Davies

New for 2019! Boutique Nursery

NOW OPEN! Visit Fieldcrest to buy scented plants, cut flowers and plants for wildlife from our boutique plant nursery on the Wirral from 26 April 2019. To keep our large country garden and kitchen potager well stocked, we grow lots of our own plants in our nursery beds and polytunnel and now we’re giving you the opportunity to take some of them home! We love scented plants and have curated scented areas around the garden. On three days a week we are inviting visitors to call in and buy seasonal plants, all of which have been tried and tested...

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Farm Gate Flowers – back for 2019!

As part of our membership of Flowers from the Farm, we are delighted to again offer our fresh cut cottage garden posies and bouquets to buy from Fieldcrest on Tuesday and Friday afternoons starting in May. Call in and buy flowers from our gate from 1pm-5pm on Tuesday and Friday afternoons (plus occasional other days if we have anything pretty in bloom on other days – keep an eye out if you’re passing!) Out cutting garden will also be open on Tuesday and Friday afternoons with refreshments available and we’ll occasionally have some scented plants and herbs available to buy...

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Baking with Herbs – August 2019

We will spend an enjoyable morning or afternoon selecting suitable herbs to be used in baking, seeing how to grow, prepare and bake with them and then have some lovely herbal bakes to enjoy with a cup of tea. Chris will demonstrate how to make a mixture of sweet and savoury bakes. The course will include a tour around Fieldcrest’s herb and flower garden and refreshments.  Time: 10.30am-2pm Date: Saturday 24 August 2019 Cost: £30  Please contact us on 01513348878 or email [email protected] to book or for further...

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Edible Flowers – July 2019

Edible flowers are now widely used in catering and fine dining, plus drinks, cake decorating and many other ways. We love growing Edible Flowers here at Fieldcrest and would love to share our experience with you.  We will look at which flowers are edible and see them growing in the ‘edible’ beds in our herb and flower garden. Garden owner Chris will do a demonstration in the Garden Room using the flowers, and attendees can participate in making floral sugars, creams and other goodies.  The afternoon will finish with sampling lots of lovely edibles, elderflower cordial plus plenty of tea and...

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Spring at Fieldcrest

I think I must start this newsletter with a comment about the weather! I’m sure we all enjoyed the lovely sunshine recently, but of course this comes with some concerns about how it will affect our plants and wildlife. Lots of Queen bumblebees came out early and birds are nesting, so I’m keeping my fingers crossed that the subsequent storms haven’t wreaked too much havoc. The trees are full of catkins and pussy willow though which is lovely and the fruit trees are starting to blossom. Now is a good time to prune trees and deciduous shrubs, so here...

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Plant sales open from April 2019

Visit Fieldcrest on Friday afternoons and Saturday mornings to buy high quality plants and flowers

Hire our Garden Room!

Looking for a unique events space? Our Garden Room is available to hire at very reasonable rates.

2019 Courses

Take a look at our exciting course and workshop programme

Volunteer at Fieldcrest

Join our group of lovely volunteers, learn new skills in a stimilating environment

Fresh Cut Flowers

Back in 2019! Call in to Fieldcrest on Tuesday and Friday afternoons to buy a gorgeous bouquet of fresh cut flowers from the garden

Group Visits

Book now to bring your group to Fieldcrest Garden for an informative and enjoyable day out.