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Visit to our friends Nursery

Last night I paid a visit to our friend Adrian who we’re lucky to have growing a range of summer flowers for us. Adrian manages several acres located here in the sunny Tamar Valley all by himself providing us with

The first Signs of Life!

It was really encouraging seeing the first signs of life in the summer crops whilst out looking for storm damage this morning. Even though it has been one of the wettest and windiest winters in my lifetime it has also been fairly

The aftermath of the Storms

Its been a while since we posted some news, its gets so busy here its hard to find the time to devote to this but we do want to make the effort and with the events of recent days now is

Award winning NGS garden open day.

This Sunday, August the 18th, sees the second of our Garden open days. With the first at the start of the month blighted by heavy rain we’re hoping for better weather this time around. There is so much to see

A day in the life of a flower picker

Some people hold the idea that working on a flower Nursery picking flowers is in some way idyllic, a lovely way in which to spend your day. They’ve clearly never worked on a flower Nursery picking flowers. Yesterday our staff started

New Alstromeria colours coming into production

It feels like an eternity but finally our house of new Alstromeria colours has started flowering. We first started removing the old crop back in January, then after getting the house cleaned and sterilized and after some delays we got

View from the Nursery

There’s always plenty to see on a British Flower Farm when Spring kicks in so this morning I picked up my camera and went for a jaunt around the nursery. Thursday starts off with Alstromeria picking, being in heated greenhouses the Alstro has

A British flower farm in April

This weekend we visited our friend Adrian who grows a vast range of British flowers exclusively for us. April is an exciting time for me because there is so much happening on British flower farms. But that also means a

British Delphinium season has started!

The British Delphinium season has started at last. Despite the inclement weather we’ve endured so far this year we’ve finally got our Delphinium season under way with the first picking of last years plants. This year two Hybrid crop has

New crops are here at last!!

Finally our new crops arrived today! Acconitum, Erigeron, Eryngium, Kniphofia & 8 new colourful varieties of Phlox. It doesn’t look like much when you look at the boxes but each one contains loads of beautiful little plants which my dad