Spring gardens blog. It’s in the air…

Daffodils are in flower and there are signs of swelling buds and shoots appearing out of the soil in the garden. The lawns are also starting to grow – very slowly but there is definitely more grass there. And as we move out of the dark month of February and into March with its longer days there is the sense of a new season and light and warmth! The preparation of the beds for the new season is done and the tasks of sowing, planting, growing and maintaining is about to start.

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Winter Gardens Blog. Time moves on…

Winter Gardens Blog. Time moves on…

Happy New Year to you all!

Another year passes and another begins; a time for reflection on the past year and a time of looking forward to the new seasons in my winter gardens blog.

In early November 43,180 bulbs arrived for our 2015 display. Having that many bulbs in front of you is daunting, but our Gardeners potted and planted a whopping 42,000 of them by Christmas. Now, if  all goes to plan, which is very weather dependent, the first will start to bloom in February and the last will be flowering in June. Time (and weather!) will tell…

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