Tag: walled garden

Fantastic fruits and fabulous autumn colour

The astonishing berries of Clerodendrum trichotomum var fargesii look like something a child has made out of metallic coloured play dough and last well as they are presumably not very appealing to the birds. Our quince and apple harvest has been very good this year and I’m looking forward to trying the Chicken of theFind 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

Re – Homing Pigeons

The Godinton carpenters, Tony and Trevor, are turning an old boiler house in the walled garden into a bijou new residence for the white pigeons.  They are having to move as we are adapting the stable into a new visitor entrance and tea kiosk.