The Chari-Tea Vintage Caravan

Our little surprise – the Chari-Tea Vintage Caravan. Come and have a cup of tea with us, with all profits going to the Maria Hanson Foundation.

Our YouTube Channel

This week we decided to go one better and make a video. Once we created that, we decided to go the whole hog and create a YouTube channel.

55 days and counting

55 days and counting

It’s 55 days until the start of Wimbledon fortnight, and for us gardeners that means making sure we have two of the ingredients of any British summer firmly in hand – strawberries and mint. Because you can’t watch tennis without strawberries, and you can’t drink Pimms without mint!

When should I buy bedding plants?

When should I buy bedding plants?

Not in April, that’s for sure. I’m always asked if we have any bedding plants in April. Even though the likes of B&Q and the major supermarkets are piling them high in their entrance lobbies right now, buying summer bedding in April is a total waste of money.