Well-being and Plants

The Benefits of Houseplants  May 2020 / Garden Anyone who has ever paid us a visit at The Grove will know just how verdant our 300 acres are. From the moment you turn onto the sweeping driveway, you’re met with a breath-taking view of lush greens. Head Gardener,...

Two new Willows to be planted by the Pond.

You may well have noticed that the beautiful Willow tree that was by the pond has had to be taken down this week. It is always sad to say goodbye to a tree that for many years has been part of our beloved landscape. When the tree was checked for good health, an...

May Tips for growing your own.

Now that May is with us, we normally look to better weather to plant out summer colour and tasty veg.  However, English Spring weather is almost never the same two days running.  “Here we go gathering nuts in May……”   is a well know jingle, but what nuts can possibly...

Top five tips for growing your own produce

Top five tips for growing your own produce Spend your extra time in the garden this spring, and be inspired by Jemima’s Kitchen Garden to create your own mini veg patch! Below, our Gardens Supervisor, Abby Evans shares her top five tips to get you started. 1 . Mix up...

Top tips this month !

What a wonderful Spring so far, but as usual a sting in the tail, it gets cold at night with even a light frost so do not plant or sow Runner bean/French beans, courgettes etc until at least early May. Start them off in pots but take them in when cold nights threaten....

Sustainability in Sarratt

Like all the other groups in Sarratt and elsewhere the new Sustainability Sarratt group has had to cease its meetings. However we have not gone into total hibernation.  It is planned to continue by email and Zoom meanwhile members are providing some really...

Gardens and April

The old saying that March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb. Not a bad comment for this year. As far as garden work goes, this is the month when practically anything can be sown outside that is of a hardy nature, perhaps wait till the end of April for...