25 02, 2018

Prune Fruit Trees now

February 25th, 2018|

Digging and trenching can continue throughout December but not when soil is frozen or very wet. Prune bush and standard roses also continue to prune fruit trees and bushes of all kind. If the weather is very cold close up greenhouses earlier in the afternoon to keep off the worst frost, but a few degrees [...]

4 02, 2018

Snowdrops

February 4th, 2018|

The first Snowdrops are beginning to appear, this flower has a special connection to Epsom. Snowdrops were picked in the spring from the estate of Lord Rosebery off Chalk Lane and sold in bunches in Epsom for the Least We Forget Fund to aid wounded soldiers from the First World War. This began in 1919 [...]