- June Newsletter 2009
Hi Everyone and welcome to June’s newsletter. At this time of year, particularly with the warm weather we have been having and the long daylight hours, the herbs tend to romp away. This means they sometimes outgrow the pots they are in, becoming too big, turning yellow or reddish as they run out of food and becoming un-saleable. The more recently potted up...Read more..
- May Newsletter 2009
Hi and welcome to the May Newsletter. Bit late this month, so apologies, but it’s the busiest time of the year for us. Our new team at the nursery are settling in well and working hard. They have kept us entertained over the last few weeks with their escapades. Helard has ignored the orange fuel light on his dash board, convinced the needle had further to...Read more..
- April Newsletter 2009
Hi and welcome to April’s newsletter. After moaning last month about the fate of the wild garlic that we’d planted in the autumn, I was really pleased to see a few of them have started to throw up a few leaves – they haven’t all rotted away. Unfortunately, I don’t think there will be any for sale this season, though. There is plenty of...Read more..
- March Newsletter 2009
Hello and welcome to the March newsletter. Today has been a glorious day, pretty mild after a frosty start. Inside our potting tunnel it was very warm which pleased the dogs no end having shivered through the cold snowy weather they resorted to doing what they do best when its warm..snoozing! A Snoozing Sox It’s been great to have a bit of real...Read more..
- February Newsletter 2009
Hello everyone & welcome to February’s newsletter, we hope it finds you warm and healthy and ready for the Spring! I thought I’d talk about a plant that is both useful for health and garden. Our common Comfrey plant or, to use its Latin name Symphytum officinale, is a valuable addition to any garden. In the wild it generally loves watery places,...Read more..