Nursery Opening Hours and Course Updates

Nursery Opening Hours and Course Updates

We're half way into our summer 2019 programme and what a summer it's been so far! This year we decided to trial plant sales and extended opening hours and we've had a hugely positive response. Lots of you have been to visit us on Tuesday, Fridays and Saturdays and...

Cutting garden flowers for June

Cutting garden flowers for June

I’ve been cutting and conditioning my flowers for tonight’s talk at Willaston Gardening Group, and was a bit worried that I might not have enough flower material as the weather has been so awful and the plants are struggling! I literally have one of two blooms of some...

June 2019 events

June 2019 events

I've got a busy month planned! As well as our new regular opening hours, you can also find me out and about at the following events: Tuesday 18th June, Willaston Village Hall: Evening talk 'Grow your own Flowers for the Home' at Willaston Gardening Society...

Summer at Fieldcrest

Summer at Fieldcrest

Roses are Britain’s favourite flower and at this time of year it’s easy to see why. Here at Fieldcrest Garden our roses are all coming into bloom, and their scent is wafting in the air. I do tend to go for pink roses of all shades, but I am gradually introducing...

Volunteer at Fieldcrest

Volunteer at Fieldcrest

Gardening for Wellbeing Tuesdays at Fieldcrest Garden, 1.00 -3.30 pm Studies show that gardening and being outdoors can greatly improve wellbeing, both physically and emotionally. Our busy modern lifestyles often leave us little or no time to reflect and regenerate so...

Growing your own cut flowers – July 2019

Growing your own cut flowers – July 2019

Grow your own flowers for the home with Chris Davies. Learn how to plan and plant flowers for blooms throughout the year. We have been growing flowers at Fieldcrest for cutting for over 15 years, and love to use our own fresh and natural looking flowers in our home...

New for 2019! Boutique Nursery

New for 2019! Boutique Nursery

NOW OPEN! Visit Fieldcrest to buy scented plants, cut flowers and plants for wildlife from our boutique plant nursery on the Wirral from 26 April 2019. To keep our large country garden and kitchen potager well stocked, we grow lots of our own plants in our nursery...

Farm Gate Flowers

Farm Gate Flowers

Update: Due to the very hot weather we are experiencing we are no longer having 'ready made' flower bunches and bouquets at the ' farm gate' here at Fieldcrest. If you would like to order flowers, from £7 upwards to pick up, then please e mail us, giving at least a...

Baking with Herbs – August 2019

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. Chris will demonstrate how to make a mixture of sweet and...

Edible Flowers – July 2019

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...