The gorgeous Delphiniums are holding their blooms and still the star of the show in the gardens this week. Delphinium ‘Molly Buchanan’ is one of my favourites – strong azure … Continue reading
The perfect growing conditions this spring have brought everything on apace and given us a fabulous riot of colour especially with the perennials in the cutting gardens. The Aquilegias, sweet … Continue reading
Working in the gardens at the moment we are surrounded with the fabulous scents of the wisterias. There are several of the Chinese wisterias which are so heavily scented that … Continue reading
The gardens have seen lots of visitors enjoying the activities this week making Mr Grass Head and Easter Gardens, pond dipping, willow snails and playing games. Thursday, our last day of scheduled … Continue reading
Dave and Vince drew the short straws and had to dive in to remove algae which is thriving in the mild weather. Hoping the water lilies will start to shade … Continue reading
The wild garden really is magical this week with a sea of later daffs, Snakeshead fritillaries , Anemone blanda and nemerosa and the cuckoo flower. No sign of a cuckoo … Continue reading
The Emperor daffodils are already in full flower with Empress and Maximus Superbus gradually joining them. The mild winter means everything has made an early start and with this lovely … Continue reading
The gardens open for the start of the 2014 season this weekend which means a hive of activity tidying the areas we’ve managed to ignore for the last couple of … Continue reading
On the first sunny afternoon of the year the Hamamelis is looking cheerful and smelling fabulous.
We are very sad to report the theft of two of our statues from the gardens.