Mint

Spring is definitely on its way, it’s very cold here just north of York this morning -4 degrees but mint plants still pushing through the soil. Makes us think of warmer times using mint with new potatoes, in bouquets of flowers, a typically English fragrance.   Read More

Bulb planting

A full Sunday planting bulbs, last of the narcissi in and some early tulips. Apricot delight, Christmas pearl, apricot beauty to name but a few. My first paperwhites narcissus are starting to flower, very early but so fragrant so don’t mind #Fragrantflowers #Locallygrown #Yorkshireflowers autumnal#sunshine #extrahour Read More

Hardy Annuals 

Busy day planting seeds with anticipation of what’s to come in 2018. Will they won’t they germinate. Trying different seeding compost, using heated propagation.  Lots to consider.  Read More

Weekends work

Well, half the weekend has gone, lots of bulb planting done, old sweetpeas removed, dahlias deadheaded, crates of early bulbs planted, dare I sneak a peak at winter holidays this eve when his highness has nodded off!! Yeah think so. Read More

Planting for the future

Exciting time of year, lots of planting in preparation for 2018 wedding season. Ranunculus corms, anemones, daffodils so many to choose from, what’s your favourite variety?  Read More