Autumn Gardening Tips from Head Gardener, Anna Chaffey

Following our wonderful Late Summer Garden Tour, a number of you asked us to share some of our best gardening tips as we move into autumn. With the September equinox marking the official start of autumn, and the ivy on the Hall turning its beautifully distinct rust red, we sought out Head Gardener, Anna, who… Read more »

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July Gardening Tips from our Gardens Team

There is little more pleasurable than pottering about in the garden as the weather gets warmer, so here are some simple tips from our Head Gardener Anna on how to keep your gardens looking in great condition throughout July…

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WATCH: Plant to Plate – Maintaining & Cutting Micro Greens with Head Gardener Anna

As a follow on from our ‘sowing micro greens‘ videos last month, this week we’ve been chatting to Bowcliffe Head Gardener Anna as she shows us how to maintain and cut micro greens and salad leaves for optimum flavour and aesthetic on your plate. At Bowcliffe, we cultivate as many of our fresh greens and… Read more »

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WATCH: How to Sow Kitchen Micro Herbs

In these two videos, Natalie from our award-winning Gardens Team talks us through the sowing of two micro herbs (or micro greens as they are sometimes known), Radish Red Rioja and Pea Shoots

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The Soaring Eagle – Carving out Bowcliffe’s Woodland Legacy

When a 200-year old Beech was sadly felled at the end of 2017 due to irreparable rotting high up its trunk – Bowcliffe Custodian Jonathan Turner decided that along with the two new Beech trees and an Oak tree planted to replace it, the stump itself presented an opportunity to maintain its legacy…

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Bowcliffe Glitters during March Snow

Just in case you didn’t get to see Bowcliffe during its rather magnificent clash with the white stuff, or if you (quite sensibly) admired it from your (warm) office window, we braved the cold for you to capture some shots of the Estate in all it’s snow-peaked glory! Besides, we’re British, so to ignore the… Read more »

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