Winter Gardens

Winter Gardens

Why not take some time to have to look at the garden and see how you would like to alter things for 2017? At this time of year some gardens are open to show how you can create a ‘Winter Garden’ e.g. Dunham Massey, Admittedly, many of these gardens are very large and...
Gardening in January

Gardening in January

There are lots of jobs that can be done in the garden now, if you feel like working off a few festive pounds! Now is a good to start Sweetpeas off in our more northern area. Sow seeds into pots or root trainers in temperatures of about 15 degrees C and once germinated...
Things to do in the garden in September

Things to do in the garden in September

As usual August has flown past and here we are in Autumn. There’s still lots of things to do in the garden – when isn’t there? Here are some things to be getting on with: At the end of the month bring in tender plants such as fuschias, pelargoniums and cannas, and...
Some Suggested Garden Visits for Summer

Some Suggested Garden Visits for Summer

As I am writing it is about 27 degrees C outside, so instead of thinking about garden tasks, it’s a good time to be planning some garden visits. July is a lovely month to visit gardens. We hope that lots of people will come along to our Open Day for the National...
Observing & Looking After Wildlife

Observing & Looking After Wildlife

Observing and looking after wildlife is definitely on the agenda here at Fieldcrest this month. We have been watching Springwatch for the last two weeks and marvelling at all of the wonderful wildlife that we have in Britian. We are also preparing for Cheshire...