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Early Spring in the Garden

March and Early Spring in the Garden   Starting to see the blankets of snowdrops, clusters of aconites and clumps of native primroses giving a spatter of colour is a welcome sight breaking the muted grey and brown palette of late winter. The long shadows of winter days become less spindly as the sun climbs […]

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Christmas Opening Hours

Christmas Opening in The Barn Garden Centre and The Boxwood Café As Christmas approaches, we at The Barn would like to take a moment to express our heartfelt gratitude for your continued support throughout the year. As a family-run business, we understand the importance of spending quality time with loved ones during this special time […]

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Why do we have Christmas Trees?

The Humble Christmas Tree   Foremost in our Christmas celebrations will be the humble Christmas Tree. Standing proud in our homes, the twinkling lights and decorations evoking a sense of wonder and magic. Crowned with a star or angel and protecting the bounty of presents amassing at its foot. How did this beloved tradition become […]

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Kitchen Closed Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th September 2023

Kitchen Closed in The Boxwood Café Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th September 2023 The Boxwood Café will be open for coffee and cakes only over the upcoming weekend, Saturday 16th an Sunday 17th September 2023. The kitchen will not be open over the weekend, so no breakfast or lunch menus will be available. Our normal […]

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Your Autumn Garden

Autumn in the Garden Autumn is nature’s own planting time. Branches and hedgerows weighed down with seeds, fruits and berries are synonymous with the change of season as days shorten and temperatures begin to cool. Even though it feels like we have been in autumn for a few weeks already thanks to the cold and […]

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The Rose – The Flower of June

The Rose – The Flower of June June heralds the start of our glorious summer months. The days are at their longest, the light at its brightest and gardens at their fullest. One plant at it’s very best this month is the rose.   Roses can seem bewildering. There are around 30,000 different varieties of […]

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