Things to do in April …

Well … didn’t we have some ‘Weather’ in March! I have lived in East Devon for most of my life, and can honestly say that I have not seen snow like that for many years. Then freezing rain! Amazing scenes in our garden where the trunks of our apple trees appeared to be...

Things to do in March …

Time was, when I was a girl growing up in the middle of nowhere just the other side of Axminster, that you could see wild primroses growing everywhere in the banks and hedges. I remember picking (shock, horror!!) posies for the ladies to take home on Mothering Sunday...

Things to do in February …

So, here we are in the ‘Little Month’ already! How quickly this year is passing.  Time to get seed potatoes chitting and sowing seeds. Hurrah! My favourite time as there is just so much to look forward to and this is such an optimistic time of year for gardeners. Also...

Things to do in January …

Happy New Year to everyone! We do hope that you all had an absolutely fantastic Christmas holiday with family and friends. We had a super day with family, which will be much remembered! I always use the days between Christmas and New Year to try and plan what to grow...

Christmas 2017 is a-coming!

Christmas is coming, the season of good cheer We’ve lots of lovely gifts for you, and just the odd reindeer … We have coffee and tea And cake (gluten free!) A warm welcome awaits When you walk through our gates   Christmas is coming, we’ve...