Tag: Tulips

Tulip time

As Easter brings us snow showers and hard frosts I’m trying to ignore the sad, drooping, brown flowers of the Magnolias and concentrate on the sturdier tulips which are opening all around the garden now. In the Walled Garden we are pricking out vegetable and cut flower seedlings and rotovating beds ready for direct sowing.Find out more

Cherry season

 The flowering season of ornamental cherries is short (especially if hit by bad weather) but stunning and this years display of magnolias and cherries is making up for the poor daffodil showing after last years dry season.    We have scattered Scilla siberica bulbs around the garden and hope they will naturalise to give usFind out more

Tulip time

The pots, borders and cutting beds are blazing with colourful tulips at the moment.  We planted another 3,500 bulbs last autumn including lots of tulips to give us luscious colour all around the garden. The little gems in the Alpine House are also bursting into bloom.  Lewisias and Auriculas are covered in flower now. ChaenomelesFind out more