Lost the plot... tales from the potting shed

Seed Sowing Indoors (RHS guide)

Sowing seeds indoors allows tender plants to be started off earlier in the season. When they have grown into young plants, they can be planted outside in the garden or vegetable plot once the weather …

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Snowdrop time!

Snowdrops usually nod their delightful heads at the earliest around mid-February; however the unprecedented earliness of snowdrops these past few years has inspired us to…

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Wrapping and Rolling!

Now is the time to tackle those critical early winter tasks before the really cold weather comes in.  Firstly get more shrubs for free without…

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We love Asters: Late Summer Colour!

This year’s extraordinary (maybe even becoming normal?) late summer sunshine reminds us that we can continue to enjoy colour in the garden well into October…

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Save the Date – come to our MacMillan Coffee Morning!

Visit the Garden House and support the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning, Macmillan’s fundraising event for people facing cancer. All over the UK people will…

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Garden House Trip to Somerset

Back in June 2018, we enjoyed another delightful garden road trip. Garden House friend and fellow garden enthusiast Julia Widdows tells all… First stop was…

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Feb
21

Today I must....complete my tree pruning…

Formative pruning of deciduous trees should be completed by the end of this month, otherwise developing buds could be damaged.  Cherry trees and other Prunus species are best left until early summer.

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Book now...Magic of Ireland 2019

Saturday 29 June 2019

Join our Garden House trip to the gardens of Dublin and Cork – Saturday…

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24 February - 2 March 2019

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Garden House trip to Madeira

We have now completed our arrangements for the Garden House visit to Madeira.  Confirmed…

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Starts Thursday 07 March 2019

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Flowers, Foliage, Form, Function, Fashion and Fun!

For all lovers of plants we bring you an exciting new 6-session course at…

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Starts Thursday 7 March 2019

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Gardening from Scratch: 6-session course

Have fun and be inspired as you learn the basics of gardening. Our Thursday…

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Wednesday 20 March 2019

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Workshop: How to Stake Your Plants

Join us for a creative and practical afternoon. Staking your plants takes practice and…

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