Blog - January

In The Garden - May 2014
May 20th 2014

In The Garden - May 2014

The first of our common spotted orchids are beginning to poke their way through our wildflower areas.

Tree Planting
September 1st 2014

Tree Planting

Practical advice on tree planting.

Autumnal Scents Abound
October 3rd 2014

Autumnal Scents Abound

They are a fantastic tree all year round but it is at this time of year that the Katsura really comes into its own.

Top 5 Shrubs for Autumn Colour
October 14th 2014

Top 5 Shrubs for Autumn Colour

It's not just trees that offer great Autumnal colours in a garden.There is a large range of shrubs that give great seasonal interest too, with many producing berries.

Autumn renovations begin
October 30th 2014

Autumn renovations begin

Sadly the gardens have now closed for the season, but this does however mean that the gardens team are able to push on with our autumn programme of renovations and planting.

Winter Blooms
January 15th 2015

Winter Blooms

Winter is a great time to be in the garden, and there are a wide selection of flowering shrubs to brighten any corner.

What to do on the frosty mornings.
February 2nd 2015

What to do on the frosty mornings.

A beautiful sunrise this morning, but of course a clear sky at this time of year means frost. And whilst ground conditions may not be ideal there is always plenty of routine jobs to do.

What a Morning!
April 22nd 2015

What a Morning!

What a morning indeed. This is a great vista across Deer Park Mere.

Getting ready for RHS Tatton
June 24th 2015

Getting ready for RHS Tatton

Our preparations are well under way for RHS Tatton where we are exhibiting a back-to-back garden this year.