Tag Archives: Gardening

A taste of the Orient

Many oriental vegetables are being brought to the west and are becoming more and more popular, says John, who is not only Head Chef, but also looks after the hotel’s kitchen garden. This is partly because they are easy to grow and also because they are very tasty. These leafy plants are very similar to […]

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Easy herbs and how to grow them

If you have ever wondered what a herb actually is, then here is a beginners’ guide to herbs created by our chef patron and head gardener, John. What is a herb? A herb is any plant used for flavouring food, in medicine or to make perfume. How do I use herbs? Use the leafy green […]

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Time for some salad tips

It’s still not too late to get some plants potted up or to sow salad direct into a window box, growbag or similar container and to grow your own says our gardening gourmet, John. Go for leaves Salad leaves are a good starting place as they are quick to germinate and grow and take up […]

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