Gardeners have all the fun, and this week we have been totally blown away by the blossom, both in our own planetaria but also in local gardens, but this is nothing compared to Hanami, a Japanese festival welcoming spring. The “cherry blossom festival,” celebrates the ephemeral beauty of nature. People gather under blooming cherry blossoms…Details
This week we said goodbye to winter (we hope) and we said hello to spring. We have loved every sunny moment. So have our plants! In the vegetable garden we have been getting the seeds off to a great start with early sowings of beetroot, Swiss chard, lettuce, spring onions and spinach… We have also…Details
We have had two planty highlights this week, the Amaryllis we got at Christmas has come into flower with seven huge blooms each the size of a soup bowl, and the tulips, (the long awaited and anticipated) tulips have started to flower. This week we have also been giving the lawn a little more TLC;…Details
There have been some amazing spring days this week, and while it may have been a little chilly the blue skies have been amazing! We have loved being outside, watching the birds feeding and collecting nesting materials. We have also noticed the hawthorn slowly, almost reluctantly coming into leaf, spring it would seem has finally…Details
There is nothing better on a warm and sunny afternoon than being in the garden… This week we have been enjoying: Rediscovering all of our borders, removing perennial weeds (like brambles) and then topping up the bark mulch to keep the ground moist and stop any weeds dead in their tracks… We are also repotting…Details
This week we are enjoying the Camelia slowly coming into flower in the garden We are also… Looking forward to summer, and planting bulbs such as Gladioli and Lilies We are also planting snowdrops to bring colour to the garden next winter With the lighter evenings and the (slightly)warmer weather we are starting to put out supports for our…Details
The clocks are about to change, and there is a lot more warmth in the sun…
And best of all the garden is starting to wake up, with the Daffodils welcoming a rather late spring!
Enjoy those lighter evenings, which mean just one thing, there is more time to garden…
Fresh from the forest Christmas Trees
Now for sale in our floodlit, indoor, Christmas Tree Forest…
Recommended by Santa!
We have been busy learning how to make videos on our phones!
And we thought you might like to see our premier…
Pass the popcorn round and enjoy your trip to Owl Lane!
We are giddy with excitement.
Santa, yes, thats right SANTA is coming to Ossett…
Well, to be more accurate he is coming to Owl Lane..
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