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Planting the winter border
Planting the winter border
It was windy at the start of the week, luckily there was no great wind damage. Other than that the week has been mild and mostly dry. We’ve started planting up one of the...
October begins
October begins
     Here are some plants that good in the garden for the month of October. In the order they appear… Euphorbia schillingii. Common name: Schilling Spurge Salvia nemorosa ‘Caradonna’. Common name: Balkan clary ‘Caradonna’ Miscanthus sinensis...
Open Doors Day Autumn 2017
Open Doors Day Autumn 2017
Doors Open Day showing the garden off in all the best ways today. Our perennial wallflower was very popular with visitors and butterflies alike. See how many butterflies you can spot in our pics!...
Autumn nearly here
Autumn nearly here
  Check out the photos above, they show plants of interest in the garden for the month of September. The names are listed here in the order that they appear… Hylotelephium (Herbstfreude Group) ‘Herbstfreude’. Common name:...
Meadow cut
Meadow cut
  We still have some Prunus trees to prune, better do it before there’s a chance of them getting Silver Leaf Disease. We’ve been “summer pruning” apple trees; reducing the new growth to help...
Aubergines ready
Aubergines ready
Calamagrostis x actuiflora ‘Karl Foerster’         Salvia forskaohlei     Sisyrincium striatum     Inula Magnifica   The weather has been dry and warm this week, which is welcome. The dryness...
August open day
August open day
  The open day last Saturday was great fun and well attended. Thankfully the weather was good to us. We made £890 from tea, cake and produce sales. Thanks for every bodies help. Also...
Haddington in Bloom
Haddington in Bloom
  The weather continues to be variable. Rain and showers punctuated by warm periods of sunshine, good weather for weeds to grow. Thursday was the Judging day for Haddington in Bloom. Much of the...
BBQ and Semi ripe Cuttings
BBQ and Semi ripe Cuttings
  The barbecue last Saturday was great fun and well attended. It’d be good to have another one soon. The weather remains changeable, rain then sun allows weeds to flourish, so we’ve been doing...
July 10th- July 21st 2017
July 10th- July 21st 2017
    The garden has been busy over the last 2 weeks: A week ago last Thursday there was a walk and talk group from the library that had an evening visit; there was...