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Pumpkins and squashes decorate the Cookery School in large troughs, and on windowsills here and there; their bright yellow and orange colours are almost...
New potatoes, baby beetroot, carrots, courgettes, lettuce and salad greens, broad beans, radishes and lots of herbs are being harvested from the Glasshouses...
At this time of year the gardens remind us we are still in winter. However, beautiful birdsong is to be heard, the snowdrops are in bloom and the new foliage...
Bulb Planting 100’s of spring bulbs have been planted. Tulip varieties such as Tulip ‘Red Shine’, ‘Yokohama’(yellow), ‘Merlot’ (pink/red) and ‘Pretty Princess...
September is Harvest Time; multicoloured fruit and vegetables of all sorts fill the gardens and the glasshouses. Tomatoes continue to ripen on the bare vines,...
Sweet Strawberries, delicious new potatoes, broad beans, peas, apricots, nectarines, gooseberries, courgettes, spring onions, salads, beetroot, onions,...
Springtime The ‘hungry gap’ is disappearing fast, it’s a busy time in the gardens. Though we’ve been enjoying our leeks, celeriac, turnips, Jerusalem...
Spring is in the Air! The days are getting longer and Spring is announcing its arrival throughout the gardens. Bulbs everywhere are pushing their way up...
Winter crops There’s plenty of activity in the glasshouses; the last crops of tomatoes and cucumbers have been harvested. Two varieties of kale, winter salads...
“Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness”    The graphic words of John Keats in 'Ode to Autumn' written in the 19th century equally can be written today. Apple...