Garden

Cleaning Windows

We’ve been busy over the winter months. Our Friday volunteering day has continued throughout and we’ve made a good start on the renovation of the vegetable garden. We’re re-fencing the garden and edging the paths with brick to make mowing easier. The café has had a thorough clean and we’ve fitted a new woodburner. The […]

Plants

African Lily

There are many cultivars of Agapanthus, but this white one is a surprise every year. Lovely to have its elegant presence amongst its blue cousins.

Plants

Sweet Pea

Lathyrus odoratus better known as the humble Sweet Pea. This flower is a favourite for planting at the entrance of the garden over the veg patch fence. We have been out in the garden many times and watched visitors stop in their tracks to take in the soft, sweet scent. A lovely way to say […]

Plants

Chrysanthemum

Chrysanthemum ‘Suffolk Pink’ This autumn flowering plant is still going through November and it is lovely to have little bursts of colours dotted through the garden.

Plants

Alpine Mint Bush

Prostanthera cuneata, common name Alpine Mint Bush. This shrub has a lovely herb fragrance when it’s leaves are rubbed. And if you look closely, it’s small flowers are quite beautiful.

Plants

Russian Sage

Perovskia ‘Blue Spire’ has silver-grey foliage and fantastic panicles of violet-blue flowers which bloom in late summer and early autumn.