Author: Sarah Davies

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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Real Homes feature on cottage gardens

We’re excited to be featured in Real Homes magazine this month as one of their Cottage Garden inspirations! We love the romantic, heritage feel of a cottage garden and much of our planting here at Fieldcrest reflects this. Despite the prolonged dry weather this year, mid-summer is a wonderful time in a cottage garden, with roses, sweet peas and honeysuckle all creating a wonderful scented display. To get a feel for the flowers of a cottage garden, you can call in on Tuesday and Friday afternoons throughout the summer to buy one of our fresh cut bouquets. Read the...

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RHS Tatton 2018

It’s that time of year again! The RHS show rolls into Tatton Park and lots of our friends and contacts are exhibiting and attending. Make sure you have a chat with Flowers from the Farm – a wonderful initiative that we’re part of this year – fresh cut flowers grown on a small scale by local suppliers. Here at Fieldcrest this summer you can call in for a bouquet on Tuesday and Friday afternoons, subject to what’s in season! We’re also very proud to have Chris’s nephew Matthew at the show having worked on the Outer Paces Jungle Fever garden. It’s one...

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Hot summer and hosepipe ban

With the hosepipe ban coming into force on 5 August for most of the North West of England, here are our tips to help keep your garden going. If you have a lot of containers put them together to make watering easier from a watering can. If buying new plants, make sure they are well watered when planted and make them a priority in the garden – or leave them in their pots with a group of others. Don’t water lawns. To keep a lawn soaked will need a sprinkler (which does count as hosepipe use I’m afraid!). Trying to water...

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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