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June 2021

This week the children have been learning about birds and nest making. They made Some lovely nests and compared real ones #nest #birds...

The Walled Garden Club

It was great to have such a helpful group back in the Walled Garden last Friday including 2 Dad's. It was pouring with rain and I thought...

Christ-mouse Decoration!

Does anyone else have a radish like this? I’m thinking about natural decorations for my Christmas tree and I’m wondering if a radish that...

Natural Tree Decorations

I have been overwhelmed with the response to my rooted trees this year. A huge thank you to all of those who have helped spread the word...

Christmas Trees & Buzzy Bees

The Walled Garden was so sunny and warm yesterday that the bumble bees and hover flies were still busy in the borage. This is true...

Pumpkin Feast

We had a great day on Saturday with bread making, halloween carving and pumpkin soup making there wasn’t much time for gardening. Then...

I love spiders!

During lockdown, some of the children who live here kept themselves busy by painting stones and hiding them around the farm, for me to...

Reunion with Florist

I was so thrilled this morning to re-meet Tonia Hart and show her the Walled Garden. She came to the school I ran here (The Cuckoo Clock...

MYSTERY.....

Who can help? Free box of veg for the most plausible answer. When we were digging up potatoes, apart from disturbing the toadlet, we...

The Biggest Cucumber EVER!

Sunday’s jobs were cutting down the fruited summer raspberry canes and the boys were very keen to dig more potatoes, so another 24.4...

Baby Toad

At our gardening session on Sunday to promote British Farming week, we had a potato tasting competition. I’m pleased to say that everyone...

Helpful Ladybird

I’m hoping this ladybird is heading over to eat the black fly on my broad beans, Is anyone else having problems with their broad beans...

Bantam Chicken

Our ancient little brown bantam has been sitting on some eggs This is what I found in the morning

Box Scheme

Here in the Walled Garden we are missing all our gardeners but are very pleased to let everyone know that we are linking up with Arron...

Potatoes

At Saturdays gardening workshop  we filled up the planters with soil ready for the potatoes which are busy chitting. The girls hung up...

It's A Toad!

We were busy clearing the brambles off the daffodils.Our spaniel was keen to help ! But we then discovered why she was so keen to get her...

Bees

The bumble bees were out in force on Friday, luckily there are lots of nooks and crannies in our ancient brick walls for them to be able...

It Christmas!

Despite the torrential rain on Friday we still had a keen gardening team Turning up for our last session of the year . The children and...

Spiders Web

I love spiders and they had been busy in and around the Walled Garden on Saturday. The teazels were also covered in frost. Our next...