Gardeners’ Blog – an informal account and images of the garden past and present
The Snowdrops & other spring bulbs are starting to burst forth. We’ve had a tremendous amount of snow & rain this year with excessive water running through the gardens from Blackburn Fell situated above us, leaving the gardens very wet underfoot. Fingers crossed we don’t have more before March 7th.
Sorry we aren’t taking bookings for Snowdrop & Hellebore Events until further notice( Covid restrictions & Flooding)
We’re hoping that events will go ahead, if not on the published dates perhaps the following month because our snowdrops & Hellebores last well into March. If you want to send an email to say that you’re interested in an event I’ll contact you as soon as we know ourselves. Thank you for your patience, […]
If you would like to reserve a bag or two of this compost please let me know before the end of the month. by leaving your name & phone number (text or message). It should be available for Click & Collect mid February but I’ll confirm nearer the time.
A good fall of snow is the next best thing to sunshine in my world, everything is transformed into a winter wonderland!
We’ve been relaxing today taking photos & building a snowman, too much snow to do anything else! Pics to follow.
Congratulations, the start of another year & you’re still here & reading our blog, I’m thrilled that the days have started to lengthen and was out gardening until 4.22pm yesterday, meaning that life has taken on a more positive feel. I know everyone isn’t as obsessive as I am about the great outdoors but […]
After the year we’ve all had enough of, we’d like to wish You & Yours Good Health, The Best Christmas you can manage under the covid restrictions & a much Happier New Year in 2021.
NE. COVID 19 RESTRICTIONS HAVE MADE IT IMPOSSIBLE TO FORECAST WHEN WE’LL BE BACK. PLEASE FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK @BIRKHEADSCOFFEE FOR UPDATES.
We will be open Friday 25th-Sunday Sept. 27th. 11am-4pm. Please check our opening times before setting out in October. We’d like you to see the autumn colour if the weather is reasonable & restrictions allow. These will be posted daily on the home page of the website but the easiest way to get notifications is […]
Covid stressed? In the 1980”s the Japanese gov. carried out extensive research which found that a 2 hour forest bathing session could reduce blood pressure, lower cortisol levels & improve concentration & memory. Their findings went beyond the benefits of fresh air, exercise & wellbeing. They found that chemicals released by trees ( phytonicides) could […]