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Pruning the Medlar Trees

October is traditionally the start of the gardening year. A time to plan and order new items for forthcoming winter projects. All the seeds have …

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A Mild Autumn

The mild autumn weather continues and many of the late flowering plants are out in full flower. Aralia elata is looking gorgeous with its huge …

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Grasses From New Zealand

The autumn is the best time to divide Chionochloa, those lovely grasses from New Zealand. Today we divided a clump of Chionochloa flavescens, (pictured). Placing …

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Autumn Colour and Beautiful Small Trees

As the Walled Garden is now closed, the garden team have been clearing the ground for the Glenarm Tulip Festival, 30th April – 2nd May. …

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Planting for a Coastal Garden

The work of cutting back herbaceous plants in the borders went on apace this week. Some of the ‘pinch points’, where the grass always becomes …

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As Autumn fades the winter work continues

The mild weather continues and this year’s display of late autumn/early winter colour has been fabulous. Perhaps the most stunning has been Acer palmatum ‘Osakazuki’, …

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A New Woodland Walk, Tulip Planting and Looking Ahead to 2022

A fine start has been made planting a small part of the Woodland Walk with a view to developing this into a woodland garden in …

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A Challenging Start To The Year

Back from the Christmas break and disaster has occurred. The local wildlife have eaten many of the tulips which were newly planted before Christmas, eating …

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Pruning the Medlar Trees

October is traditionally the start of the gardening year. A time to plan and order new items for forthcoming winter projects. All the seeds have …

A Mild Autumn

The mild autumn weather continues and many of the late flowering plants are out in full flower. Aralia elata is looking gorgeous with its huge …

Grasses From New Zealand

The autumn is the best time to divide Chionochloa, those lovely grasses from New Zealand. Today we divided a clump of Chionochloa flavescens, (pictured). Placing …

Autumn Colour and Beautiful Small Trees

As the Walled Garden is now closed, the garden team have been clearing the ground for the Glenarm Tulip Festival, 30th April – 2nd May. …

Planting for a Coastal Garden

The work of cutting back herbaceous plants in the borders went on apace this week. Some of the ‘pinch points’, where the grass always becomes …

As Autumn fades the winter work continues

The mild weather continues and this year’s display of late autumn/early winter colour has been fabulous. Perhaps the most stunning has been Acer palmatum ‘Osakazuki’, …

A New Woodland Walk, Tulip Planting and Looking Ahead to 2022

A fine start has been made planting a small part of the Woodland Walk with a view to developing this into a woodland garden in …

A Challenging Start To The Year

Back from the Christmas break and disaster has occurred. The local wildlife have eaten many of the tulips which were newly planted before Christmas, eating …