T H E – F O W N H O P E – L I F E – P L O T \ Fruit’s of thy labour….we hope!

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The first month of the new season is here but it’s not too late to plant bare root fruit tree’s and bushes during the beginning of March. Here is what I’ll be growing for the first time this year:

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S K G D \ Bespoke Christmas Wreaths

A wreath is more than a ring of evergreen foliage for your front door! It is the first hearty, merry welcome to all who arrive at your home. Treat yourself and your festive guest to a specially designed christmas wreath this year!

For Christmas 2016, SKGD will be creating a collection of hand crafted door wreaths using willow, moss and top quality noble fir. Each wreath will embody one of three key Christmas trends highlighted by StaceyKath for 2016.

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•Victorian heritage•

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•Northern heights•

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•Winter hedgerow•

Are you one of those unfortunates to have a door whose shop bought wreaths disappear in its expanse? Do not fret! Click below and start the ball rolling on an exclusively designed, made to measure, wreath.

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Plant of the Month: October

img_20161015_164847.jpgFall is here. The nights are drawing in earlier each day. The blue skies and sunny days haven’t quite disappeared but there is a distinctive winter chill in the air. In the garden the herbaceous borders across the country our winding down and the winter shrubs are taking centre stage.

It’s not too late to be planting, moving or introducing new plants into the garden. The ground below is still warm from the summer sun. This is the perfect time for new plants to establish themselves firmly amongst the borders, building their root system through the winter, ready to make an entrance in the spring.

Here in Fownhope we have welcomed a couple of new arrivals into our garden hedge. A pair of chirpy winter Robins who have set up home and seem to be rather fond of fruit cake.

My plant of the month for October has to be:

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