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2019AdviceGardens
2nd December 2019

From seed to service – the Potager Garden diary

December 2019 One of the best things about gardening is that you are learning all the time, and I don’t mean in a “sit down at the back of the…
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2019AdviceGardens
1st November 2019

From seed to service – the Potager Garden diary

November 2019 It’s November, so settle an argument for me – what is the best thing to do with fallen leaves? Should you leave (no pun intended) them be, or…
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2019AdviceGardens
1st October 2019

From seed to service – the Potager Garden diary

October 2019 If you’re anything like us in the potager garden, you’ve spent the past month desperately trying to keep up with the incessant harvesting – and then finding new…
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2019AdviceGardens
3rd September 2019

From seed to service – the Potager Garden diary

September 2019 Before I get into some nitty gritty, I have to say thank you to the increasingly large number of hotel guests who have been coming down to the…
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2019AdviceGardens
1st August 2019

From seed to service – the Potager Garden diary

August 2019 Isn’t this sunny weather delicious? It’s around this time when everyone constantly reminds me how lucky I am to work outside rather than in a sweaty office. I…
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2019AdviceGardens
2nd July 2019

From seed to service – the Potager Garden diary

July 2019 This month I have three things to discuss: slugs, leeks and sweet peas. But before then, the latest from the Potager garden is that we’re supplying the Potager…
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2019AdviceGardens
30th May 2019

From seed to service – the Potager Garden diary

June 2019 You find me writing this on a wet Wednesday afternoon, with a cup of warming tea at my side and Martha, our tabby cat, on my lap –…
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2019AdviceGardens
15th May 2019

From seed to service – the Potager Garden diary

May 2019 It’s time to draw the battle lines – why? I’ll tell you why: because last week I spotted my first white cabbage butterfly of the season. It seems…
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2019AdviceGardens
9th April 2019

From seed to service – the Potager Garden diary

April 2019 If you’ve been lucky enough to enjoy dinner in the conservatory of our potager restaurant, not only would you have been looking over a wonderful fledgling display of…
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Gardens
4th March 2019

Spring has sprung in our Potager Garden

Spring has sprung, and the borders around the hotel are coming to life as our daffodils, tulips, irises and bluebells begin to show themselves. The herbaceous perennials are coming back…
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Gardens
1st March 2019

We can promise you a rose garden!

Unlike Lynn Anderson, we can promise you a rose garden! And not just a rose garden either! Our wonderful gardener Tim has been getting his hands dirty mapping out the…
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West Dean Gardens
EventsFood & drinkGardens
26th September 2016

An Apple Affair: 1-2 October 2016

West Dean Gardens' Apple Affair is a popular outdoor food and drink festival with an emphasis on the best of the British autumn harvest. Amongst apple displays, food and shopping…
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ChichesterGardens
28th April 2015

Glorious gardens

Here in Britain, we’re a nation of garden lovers – fact. With spring now in full swing, and the flowers out in force, there’s never been a better time to…
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