The Garden Blog


Posted on Feb 28, 2018

We have a fascination with moles in our culture from Moley in ‘wind in the willows’ to the hit song ‘mole in a hole’ form the legendary Jamaican / British vocal group ‘Southlanders’.

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Posted on Dec 17, 2017

I often get asked how I keep busy in the garden during the winter. The fact is that I’m am as busy in the winter as I am in the summer. Be it raking leaves, making repairs, pruning and cutting back, there is always something to do.

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A Belated Introduction to the new Ty Glyn Gardener

Posted on Nov 30, 2017

Those of you who visit our walled garden regularly. You may have noticed someone new pottering around. My name is Tony Vallance and I started gardening for the Ty Glyn Davis trust at the beginning of spring earlier this year.

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Last Post from Janine the Gardener

Posted on Feb 05, 2017

Well somehow this my last post about the garden, I have left the garden and will be busying myself with my own garden for a while! We had plenty planned for the winter and we managed some more planting and clearing, along with mountains of cutting back of perennials and shrubs. The pear arch has had a good old haircut before I left too, hope we will have more blossom from this.

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A Colourful Autumn

Posted on Nov 16, 2016

Well it has been a while since my last post partly due to increasing work in the garden and partly due to the wonders of modern technology which does not co-operate at times!

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Summer flies by

Posted on Aug 23, 2016

Well it’s been a hectic summer in the garden. The strange combination of heat and then heavy rain has given us a recurring cycle of rapid soft growth which then flops when it is rained upon.

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Cool June

Posted on Jul 03, 2016

Well June has been a relatively cool month here in the garden. A late frost damaged the young growth on the apple trees, fortunately after the blossom has finished so it shouldn’t affect the crop, but it doesn’t look nice.

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Mayday! Friends of the Garden needed!

Posted on May 22, 2016

Every year May astounds us in the gardens here. The difference that can be seen after only a days absence is beyond belief. A plant you left a few inches high can be in full leaf when you return, particularly after a good rain shower.

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April (Snow) Showers!

Posted on May 02, 2016

Well a mixed bag of weather in April with rain, wind, lots of hail and even some snow! Sadly not the sort of snow where we could make snowmen though.

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March of the Daffodils

Posted on Mar 02, 2016

Well March has begun with a literal bang in the form of our first storm felled tree of the winter.

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