Tag Archives: spring

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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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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It’s National Gardening Week

The Royal Horticultural Society launched National Gardening Week four years ago as a celebration of everything to do with gardens and gardening. So this week, starting from the 13th to the 19th of April we are encouraged to get out … Continue reading

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Spring is on its way

I spent several days last week working on what we call the Aster Border. This area leads from the Italian Terrace down some steps towards the parkland which surrounds the garden. The Aster Border runs down either side of these … Continue reading

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