A chat with Gardener Libby

Many people work to make the Hundred House a unique place to be. Over the next few weeks, I’ll be spending time getting to know them. I hope you’ll enjoy reading what I discover about  the people who make this such a special place to eat, and relax. The...

What’s in the garden ?

Flaming June got off to a rather damp-squib like start,  but the rain has been very welcome in the garden. Combine that with glorious sunshine we’ve just had , and it’s fair to say everything in  our garden is  rosey ! So, what’s new  in the garden?...

Changing Rooms!

Sometimes you just HAVE to buy something, even when you don’t need it! For me it’s “another” flower vase slightly different from all the others! For Stuart it was a tonne (literally!) of centurys old oak! He spotted these mighty beasts about 3...

Asparagus,asparagus, asparagus.

To me, there is nothing that says British summer more clearly than Asparagus. I imagine it says it in a rather nice, Joanna Lumley type accent too. It’s hard to describe the flavour; fresh, grassy, a faint hint of lemon, and then something that is uniquely...