July News Update

July News Update

Welcome to our July newsletter. I hope that you are all keeping well and coping with the lockdown.  It has been a trying time for everyone but those of us lucky to have a garden have been able to spend time outdoors, and many say their gardens are looking the best...

Guest Blog: A Woodland Walk

Guest Blog: A Woodland Walk

Many of us have taken refuge in our gardens in recent months, and these enforced periods of isolation have given even the most experienced and productive of gardeners the opportunity to tackle those longstanding projects that we’ve never got around to. Friend of...

May Update and Cottage Garden Plants

May Update and Cottage Garden Plants

May is such a lovely time in the garden, with so much greenery and lots of flowers growing. The birds are having a wonderful time, and with reduced road and air traffic noise (we’re on the Liverpool flightpath!), we can really enjoy their singing. We think there are...

Step by step Spring garden posy

Step by step Spring garden posy

How to pick and arrange your own flowers and foliage from the garden this Spring. This will make a lovely gift for Mother's Day. I’m sorry that we won't be able to hold flower workshops and talks over the next few weeks as planned, but there’s no need to go without...

Mother’s Day Posy and cancelled classes

Mother’s Day Posy and cancelled classes

In response to further coronovirus guidelines we have taken the decision to cancel all our workshops, talks and visits in April. You can follow our instructions to make your own Mother’s Day posy at home though.

Classes and Workshops update

Classes and Workshops update

The situation around the spread of the coronavirus is changing daily, and with that in mind we wanted to update about for forthcoming classes and workshops.

Book your class or workshop now

Book your class or workshop now

***** COVID-19 UPDATE MAY 2020 - CLASSES CANCELLED ***** We have reluctantly decided that while there are no completely safe options for holding classes in person at the garden, we are going to cancel all of our planned activities for the rest of the year,...

December newsletter

December newsletter

To get things started we have held our first (sold out!) two wreath-making workshops in the garden room. Everyone has been so nice and friendly and full of Christmas cheer. Every wreath is different but equally beautiful.

Fruit, berries and pies

Fruit, berries and pies

This year the fruit in the garden is wonderful – at least there’s one advantage to all the rain we’ve had! The apples and crab apples have been prolific on the fruit trees in our mini-orchard, and the late raspberries and blackberries (which grow wild in the hedge)...