Lismore Castle Gardens, May 2022

Covid prompted us last year to purchase a season ticket for the gardens at Lismore Castle and we have done the same this year as it is both exceptional value and the gardens merit a visit at least once a month through the open season. It really is worthwhile visiting a garden on a regular … Continue reading Lismore Castle Gardens, May 2022

Cut Flowers

"Growing your own flowers for cutting is all about bringing the outside into your home, reconnecting with a sense of seasonality and nature. Flowers are food for the soul, and it's time to rediscover the beauty of blooms grown in tune with the season." Growing your own cut flowers brings the pleasure of creating beauty … Continue reading Cut Flowers

Shade

This Is a book of encouragement, of positivity, of giving it a go! Read it and realise it doesn’t take an expert gardener to create something of beauty, something which brings enjoyment, a garden that will enhance our lives and our environment. Almost to prove the point, the author tackles what most gardeners would consider … Continue reading Shade

Borde Hill

Four generations of the Stephenson Clarke family have created one of the great gardens of England. The plant-collecting enthusiasm of the garden’s founder continued in following generations with wonderful design and modern planting ensuring the best of gardens, one full of the exceptionally good plants organised and displayed in a perfectly pleasing setting.   Colonel … Continue reading Borde Hill