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Watch This Space…

Posted By Category: AnnouncementsComments: 0Post Date: 25th Jun 2015

For your convenience and safety: bigger, better parking and a brand new entrance and exit in Kirschner Road

Winning Gardens of the 2015 Chelsea Flower Show

Posted By Category: AnnouncementsComments: 0Post Date: 30th May 2015

See Winning Gardens From the 2015 Chelsea Flower Show

Season's greetings

Posted By Category: AnnouncementsComments: 0Post Date: 6th Dec 2013

With the holidays upon us it is time to start relaxing and to try and forget about the rat race.  Now is the time to rekindle old friendships and spend some much needed time with the family.  For everybody traveling over the holidays, be safe and enjoy the ride, our country is filled with so many places of natural beauty and wonder.  Keep an eye out for the unusual and amazing plants you will find along the way.  For...

The hail strikes again

Posted By Category: AnnouncementsComments: 0Post Date: 21st Nov 2013

Just as soon as we were recovering from the damage done by the hail the unthinkable happened and we had a devastating hailstorm this morning at around 02:00 at Hecker Homegrown which is our growing side.  Luckily the plants will recover, I'm not that sure about some of the structures.  Have a look for yourself.

Don’t despair after the hail

Posted By Category: AnnouncementsComments: 0Post Date: 14th Nov 2013

Waking up this Tuesday was sure to bring some of us close to tears, seeing the extent of the damage that the hail has caused.  Coincidentally the hail come 3 days a year ago from the massive hailstorm we had last year on the 8th of November.   It can be quite depressing especially after all the hard work and love we have put into our gardens this summer.  To me the worst is all the little birds and wildlife...

Arbor week 2013

Posted By Category: AnnouncementsComments: 0Post Date: 2nd Sep 2013

 So much for spring day yesterday.  The cold has come just in time to spoil our spring day celebrations.  Luckily the chill hasn’t lasted that long and is already dissipating, let’s hope it is the last.  Spring day always heralds one of the most important weeks on our environmental calendar: Arbor week.  One tends to think of arbor week as the time for planting trees in our schools and parks but it is so much more.  Arbor week is...

After the weekend rain

Posted By Category: AnnouncementsComments: 0Post Date: 12th Aug 2013

Nothing soothes the soul like waking up to a garden that is fresh and vibrant from the rain on the weekend.  Our gardens are filled with the promise of new growth, yet before we can start planting we have to prepare our garden beds. Not sure how.  Read my article on getting your beds ready for spring gardening.