Our Garden

So, it's the middle of February and the weather has been pretty dire to say the least over the last few weeks. The incessant rain and resultant waterlogged ground has put the brakes on any digging and planting which is a source of frustration! However, in between the bouts of drizzle, lots of weedin ...

During the last week or so we have been busy picking our crop of peonies. They have been a bit late this year due to the cold Spring. They are either used there and then for lovely bouquets and arrangements or we put them in the cooler where they can last for a further few weeks. The ability to st ...

Can't believe it's the 1st May already! It's been a mixed bag so far this year, with some really warm weather interspersed with icy winds and cold nights. Everything in the garden and field is coming along nicely, I'm making an effort to take lots of photos to record how things develop over the grow ...

The tulips are here looking lovely. We haven't got that many this year but we always plant at least enough for a wedding or two, and we make sure we choose the more unusual varieties that you don't see so often in the shops! They really are a versatile cut flower as they can come in several forms, m ...

....Peonies! Okay, so they're not out yet, but they are are growing well and we are still planting out the divisions that we potted up back in Autumn so deserve a mention... We have several plants in our cutting garden and then about 100 or so in the field that we will be constantly adding to until ...