BBC Radio Devon – Richard in conversation with Toby Buckland

As part of Radio Devon’s  Gardening Gurus series and ahead of the first NGS Open Garden weekend on the...

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Scabious “Eileen’s Pink” 2018

SCABIOUS “EILEEN’S PINK” I first noticed this charming Scabious growing in my Mother’s garden a...

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Powderham Castle Garden Festival April 27-28 2018

We are delighted to announce that we will be exhibiting at the Powderham Castle     Garden Festival again this...

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BBC Radio Devon – “On grief and gardening” Interview with Richard Orton

Following the unexpected death of his Mother late last year, Richard talks to Vic Morgan of Radio Devon on how a...

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Exciting new plants for 2016

A quick turn around the greenhouses this weekend confirmed that Spring is certainly here. There’s an...

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In praise of Yewtopia

Faced with the prospect of felling four mature Lime treesthis year, Ben and his team from Yewtopia suggested that...

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The Petasites

  The Petasites Okay, so let’s be honest, these plants are not for the faint hearted, they are big, and...

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The Symphytums (Comfreys)

The Comfreys; sounds rather like the name of a country manor from an Agatha Christie novel doesn’t it? However,...

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