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The second flowering of our Delphinium collection in the walled garden is really extraordinary this year. The cutting beds and potager are packed with colour – Dahlias, Zinnias, Rudbeckias and Cosmos all making the most of the glorious weather.  There are still some places on our Autumn Garden Tasks workshop on Sat 4th Oct ifFind out more

Stunning Streptocarpus

Our Streptocarpus collection happily spends the summer in the fern house where the shade and my neglectful watering rather suits them.  Vast numbers of dead heads have to be removed but otherwise they are very undemanding and flower all summer. We have been giving all our fruit trees their summer pruning to help the fruits to ripenFind out more

Misbehaving delphiniums

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 rocket, Anchusa, Pyrethrum and sweet Williams have been giving us armfuls of flowers.  Not so pleased, however, with the early flowering of our gorgeous delphiniumFind out more