Author: Sarah Davies

Autumn is in the air

While Autumn means things slow down a bit in the garden there’s still penty to do before the winter. Here are some top tips and if you want more, come along to one of our classes or mini talks (click on the links for more info) Plant spring bulbs, including crocuses, daffodils, hyacinths, bluebells and snake’s-head fritillaries in pots and borders Collect ripe seeds from your favourite flowers and store in labelled envelopes, ready to sow in spring. Mini talk 4th September Take cuttings from fuchsias, salvias and pelargoniums. Mini talk 11th September   Keep summer bedding flowering in hanging...

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Container Gardening – October 2018

Learn how to plant up containers for autumn and winter interest, using cyclamen, heathers, heucheras and other colourful bedding plants. We’ll also look at planting wallflowers, pansies, forget-me-nots and other spring bedding in pots ready for next year. £12 Monday 8 October 2018 11.30am – 1pm Booking essential – please contact us to reserve your...

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Wreath Making – Christmas 2018

Christmas will soon be here! Following the success of our Christmas courses last year, we are excited to offer bookable wreath making workshops for groups in November and early December. You’ll need a minimum of five people so why not invite your friends and kick off the festive season together! We will be making either willow or moss wreaths using plants, berries and cones from the garden or you can bring along your own accessories. Please get in touch to arrange a date for your workshop. Cost £22 per person, course length approx 2 hours 15mins Includes refreshments, cake...

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Border Planning – October 2018

Border Planning A stand alone, or follow on course to the Garden Design Course. Find out how to plan and plant garden borders, or upgrade existing ones in this informal and enjoyable class. 15 and 17 October 2018 10am – 3pm 2 day course Cost £80 Contact us for more information or to sign...

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Farm Gate Flowers – New for 2018!

As part of our membership of Flowers from the Farm, we are delighted to offer our fresh cut cottage garden posies and bouquets to buy from Fieldcrest on Tuesday and Friday afternoons. 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 too. Find us at...

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Hire our Garden Room!

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

Fresh Cut Flowers

New from June 2018! Call in to Fieldcrest on Tuesday and Friday afternoons to buy a gorgeous bouquet of fresh cut flowers from the garden

Fieldcrest Garden Club

Garden, socialise and learn at our relaxed Friday afternoon group.

2018 Courses

Take a look at our exciting course and workshop programme

Volunteer at Fieldcrest

Join our group of lovely volunteers, learn new skills while meeting new people