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Spring Babies

We’ve been busy this last few days pricking out just over 6000 spring bedding plants in preparation for next spring. There are a mix of pansy, viola, polyanthus and wallflowers which will make a fabulous colourful spring display enhanced with 8500 tulips and daffodils. All of … Continue reading

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Plant of the Moment

Every day we get asked ‘Can you tell me the name of this plant please?’ Of course we are more than happy to help, but there are certain plants in the garden which really seem to stand out. Im hoping … Continue reading

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Its Nearly Time

Its just about that time of year when our azaleas and rhododendron wow us with their spectacular display of blooms and amazing scent. Our Rock Gardener, Neil took this picture earlier in the week showing the azaleas in front of … Continue reading

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On The Move

As a continuation from my last post with regard to my warm and cosy nerve centre in the propagation house, I have now moved onto our larger, milder glasshouse. We keep this glasshouse at a minimum overnight temperature of 8 degrees Celsius. … Continue reading

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Keeping Busy (And Warm)

I wanted to share with you a snapshot of my current role helping with the propagation for the Formal Garden. As you can see from above this is our nerve centre for the whole operation – our Propagation House. The … Continue reading

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Snowdrops not Snowflakes

I’m sitting in the garden office on a blustery morning and the weather can only be described as miserable, at best. We’ve had a right mix of weather so far this year. Storm Gertrude has just blustered its way across much of the UK … Continue reading

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A Riot of Colour and Scent

It’s that time of year again when the Rhododendrons and Azaleas are in full bloom. It’s not just our visitors (and us!) who enjoy their show but our little bee friends enjoy them too. Head to the Rock Garden to … Continue reading

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