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...
February Newsletter

February Newsletter

February can be a difficult month, when it seems if it has been a long and dreary winter. On a positive note, the days are starting to lengthen, and it’s a great time to plan the gardening year – both practically in the garden, and by ordering the seeds and...
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)...
Plants for Bees

Plants for Bees

SEPTEMBER 2019 NEWSLETTER August was a busy month here at Fieldcrest with plenty to do in the garden and of course our “Baking with herbs” class. We were fully booked and had a great mix of attendees who were a pleasure to have with us and hopefully learnt a lot!...