Author: Sarah Davies

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. The course will include a tour around Fieldcrest’s herb and flower garden and refreshments. Duration 3 hours Date August 2019: Exact dates to be confirmed Please contact us on 01513348878 or email [email protected] 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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Guest Workshop – the secret to confidence April 2019

Join Alison Blackler of 2minds for the next in her series of inspirational workshops at Fieldcrest. Alison will be unlocking the secrets of confidence in this evening session, taking place in our garden room. We often talk about wanting to reduce anxiety or sadness – how about building confidence instead? Come and experience some fun and innovative techniques to build internal confidence Get to understand yourself and what your motivation needsLet’s turn the self criticism into acceptance and kindnessCreating personal boundaries to maintain self worthLearn how to get to the ‘mind gym’ Find out more and book...

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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

Back in 2019! 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.

2019 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