Lost the plot... tales from the potting shed

We love: Seedy Sunday!

Here at The Garden House, one of the things we love to do during the cold months is to choose seeds for the spring, experimenting with new varieties of flowers and vegetables.

So aren’t we …

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Flying The Coop!

We’re great fans of writer Francine Raymond and her website The Kitchen Garden, and being chicken lovers here at The Garden House, we particularly…

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We Love: the green Hellebores

Among our favourite winter flowering herbaceous perennials are the hellebores, and particularly these subtle and interesting virtually all-green varieties – Helleborus foetidus AGM, H. argutifolius…

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Time to get started with your 2015 Planting Plans!

“Every gardener knows that under the cloak of winter lies a miracle … a seed waiting to sprout, a bulb opening to the light, a

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Festive greetings to all our friends from Bridgette and Deborah…

We’re not sure who wrote it, but we rather like this slightly irreverent and contemporary Christmas poem…and we love this stunning image of ‘The Angel…

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The Mystery of Mistletoe

The appearance and chemistry of mistletoe has endowed it with all manner of mystical, mythical and murderous powers in Eurasian folklore. The Roman writer Pliny…

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Jan
25

Today I must....cut back yew and privet hedges…

If the weather is mild, yew or privet hedges can be cut back hard now if they are overgrown or have developed a thin patch.  Cut back to within 15cm (6″) of the main stem.

Diary...upcoming events

Book now... Garden House Reading Week – Make a Garden Mood Board

Friday 27 February 2015

Throughout the week – 22 –27 February – we will be suggesting gardening books

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Starting Tuesday 3 February 2015

Getting to Grips with Social Media: four-session course

Do you find yourself frantic about Facebook, tormented by Twitter or panicked over Pinterest?…

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Starts Tuesday 10 February 2015

Design Your Own Garden: 6-session course

The aim of this 6-session course is to give you some basic skills, knowledge…

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Saturday 21 February 2015

Fruit Trees For Your Garden

Morning workshop covering different aspects of planning a fruit tree garden from choosing varieties…

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Friday 27 February 2015

Garden House Reading Week – Make a Garden Mood Board

Throughout the week – 22 –27 February – we will be suggesting gardening books

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