Herbal Haven Newsletter October 2013

The temperature has certainly dropped over the last few days – it is back to woolly jumpers and scarves. It has been a fabulous summer this year, once the prolonged cold spell finally disappeared in the spring the sun rarely stopped shining. Brilliant for the herbs which soak it up and great for the humans behind a stall during the day and sleeping in the back...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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