Bloom and Wild letterbox tree

The Christmas Gift Edit

It's always so nice to receive a personalised gift, one chosen with love and to know someone has had your interests and passion in mind. So we've picked the finest gifts to give to those who love their gardens and greenhouse; who fully embrace the...More >
Tags: Christmas Gift Edit, Christmas gift ideas, gardening gifts
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Harleqiun squash

Halloween Festivities

We couldn't help ourselves this week, we had to join in with the Halloween festivities. It started with a visit to our local pumpkin patch, followed by planting, carving and baking! PUMPKIN PATCH Filled with fun for all the family, the pumpkin patch...More >
Tags: Pumpkin Patch, Toasted pumpkin seeds, pumpkin recipe, pumpkin planters, Halloween
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Top 10 things to do this half term

Take a look at your local National Trust site, with nature in full autumnal bloom, they are a feast for the senses with an array of events; from apple days and mushrooming events to pumpkin crafts and spooky Halloween thrills, there's something for...More >
Tags: Autumn activites, half term activities, pumpkin carving, Halloween
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Five things we love this autumn

This Autumn... 1. ...we love the beautiful nerines and their ornate, long-lasting autumn blooms. Tip: Choose a Nerine Sarniensis for frost-free greenhouse or conservatories. They grow best when planted spaciously in containers with a multipurpose...More >
Tags: autumn, garden, nerines, conkers, autumn tips, what to do this autumn
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Mark Diacono's Garden Cocktails

Garden Cocktails

I like Jane Fonda. I like Jane Fonda for a lot of reasons, but chief among them this week, is that she has reminded me of the pleasures of ginger ale. Men (mostly in beards that they will one day see as the facial equivalent of leg warmers) have...More >
Tags: Garden cocktails, cocktails, bellini, gimlet, rum, prosecco, mojito, Mark Diacono, Otter Farm, kitchen garden, herbs, cocktail recipes
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Christmas Conservatory

Five Festive Holiday Activities

There's lots to see and do at Christmas time. Whether you're taking the children to see houses wrapped in Christmas lights or spending the evening singing Christmas carols, you won't be short of something to do. Alitex's top 5 Festivities Christmas...More >
Tags: Gingerbread house, Santa, Christmas, chewton glen, uppark, Mottisfont
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