Tag Archives: autumn

Autumn Changeover

November is always a busy month in the Formal Gardens. We have been stripping out our summer bedding displays and are currently replanting these borders with our spring bedding plants and bulbs. There will be a kaliedoscope of colour and scent in the … Continue reading

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Ballerina Waxcap

Last year you might have read my blog about the different types of Waxcap fungi we have here in the Formal Garden. Wonderful Waxcaps The only one I didn’t have a picture of was the Ballerina Waxcap. I was really … Continue reading

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Wonderful Waxcaps

Waxcaps (Hygrocybe species) are a variety of toadstool which are often brightly coloured with a distinctive waxy top. We have several different types here in the Formal Garden. They thrive in areas of grassland which have had very little cultivation and no … Continue reading

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Colourful Cragside

As September draws to a close and autumn is starting to edge its way in, our visitors are amazed by how colourful Cragside Formal Gardens still are. A comment which we receive numerous times every day. It is lovely to hear any kind … Continue reading

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Quick, everybody, lets make the most of the sunshine!

What a lovely October day yesterday was. The sun was out so no coat and jumper needed. After all the rain showers we’ve had it was nice to get into the garden and get some of the ‘big’ jobs done, … Continue reading

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Our first garden blog

Welcome to our very first Cragside Garden Blog.  My name is Holly (quite fitting for a gardener) and this is my second season working as part of the Garden team. We have decided to join the world of blogging to … Continue reading

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