- Herbal Haven Newsletter April 2013
Welcome to the first newsletter of 2013. Hasn’t this spring been so unbelievably cold – it has been snowing again here in April but the weatherman is promising that after the weekend of the 6th and 7th the temperatures should start to rise. Apart from the fact everyone is fed up with working in layers of thermals, the temperature has meant the herbs are...Read more..
- Herbal Haven Newsletter Autumn 2012
What a lovely autumn we have had in Essex. For the most part it has been dry and sunny and although wet now the temperatures are still holding up. It meant the last shows of the season were fairly good. The team have all finished their work here for this year and are off doing exciting things like following the British cricket team matches through India! At this...Read more..
- Herbal Haven Newsletter June 2012
Yesterday was the longest day of the year and here in North Essex it was a glorious day. Back to the usual today – lots of heavy rain in the morning and showers this afternoon. The herbs in general are thriving on it and are looking very lush. The earlier cooler weather delayed growth by up to two weeks on some herbs and the flowers on the stock plants have...Read more..
- April Newsletter 2012
We are all busy on the nursery now with Easter behind us. The weather took a definite turn for the worse over the bank holiday weekend – gone were the warm sunny days to be replaced by wind and rain. Not much fun for all the guys out at the shows. We have provided a banquet for the mice and voles this winter. They took a particular fancy to the saffron...Read more..
- Herbal Haven Newsletter July/August 2011
Welcome to the July/August newsletter. We seem to have lost the summer here in Essex. It hasn’t rained that much but the days are mostly cloudy and cool. A lot of herbs tend come to flower this month despite our best efforts to keep everything young and bushy looking. This is especially true of the mints, marjoram’s, catnip, thymes and savories. They...Read more..