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My garden, my greenhouse, my potting shed, and my home are one.

New Book Store

New Book Store

Grandma's Garden Book Store. I'm really excited - I'm opening an on-line Book Store! Wait, What? I know, it sounds insane but I'm loving every...

Kitchen Dye Workshop

Kitchen Dye Workshop

Kitchen Dye Workshop: You've probably noticed the past couple of months that I've taken an interest in creating a dyeing garden. I am a complete...

Snowdrops

Snowdrops

Snowdrops at Colesbourne Park. Deep in the heart of the Churn Valley in the Cotwolds, you'll find Colesbourne Park; home to one of the largest...

All Change

All Change

All Change! It's all change in the seed store for 2021. When I developed the concept for Grandma's Garden in January 2020, I had big dreams. My aim...

Creating a dyeing garden

Creating a dyeing garden

Creating a dyeing garden. You know when you have a thought and then several related things happen within a very short space of time? Yes, I've had...

Damson Plum Gin

Damson Plum Gin

Well whatever else 2020 has to offer, it brought us a bumper crop of soft fruit this summer. I had so many damson plums on my tree this year I had...

My Top 10 Edible Flowers

My Top 10 Edible Flowers

There are so many edible flowers out there that it was really hard to chose a Top 10 of edible flowers but I've managed to whittle it down to some...

Edible Flowers

Edible Flowers

All about edible flowers. We all admire flowers for their beauty, colour and fragrance but what have you ever considered eating them? Do they even...