Large Gold Award at Sandringham Flower Show 2016

Happy and Glorious   We created an award-winning pub-garden themed Show Garden inspired by the many celebrations for Her Majesty The Queen’s 90th birthday. An RHS judge said of the garden ‘Couldn’t find a single fault, it’s the garden of the show!’   Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall also visited our beautiful garden on their tour of the Show….Read More

Summer corms and bulbs

Dahlia Bishop of Leicester

There are plenty of ways to fill your garden with colour this summer and it need not cost a fortune. If you have a greenhouse, conservatory or a spare sunny windowsill, packets of corms and tubers available from Notcutts now are a great way to start. As well as making beautiful cut flowers for the house, Gladiolus will add height and a cottage garden feel…Read More

Spring Tidy Up

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At last a sunny day and time for a long overdue catch up in the garden! I have pruned the rest of the Miscanthus to the ground now and they always look so much better when their winter coats of straw are removed. Already there are new shoots appearing that will flower next autumn and I have been doing my best to dodge these with…Read More

Getting ready in the vegetable garden

Onion Sets Growing

Although my vegetable garden is still very wet, there are several jobs that need doing now if I am to stay ahead when the weather improves and the soil gets warm enough to plant. I have already purchased my seed potatoes from Notcutts and am saving egg boxes so that the seed can be stood in them to ‘chit’. ‘Chitting’ is said to produce an…Read More