Tag Archives: Gardening

Tips for creating a coastal garden

Being situated in Somerset means there’s plenty of sea breeze, sand and summer sunshine to be had on the coast, writes our gardening expert and top chef, John. Great if you’re a tourist visiting the area or you’re simply going for a walk along the seafront and enjoying the view but for people with gardens […]

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Sign up for the garden gym this New Year

Gardening is the perfect way to improve your fitness levels. As well as your physical well-being, it’s also great for your mental health says our gardening gourmet, chef and co-owner, John. As humans, we’re conditioned to be outdoors. There is evidence to show that contact with nature calms us, grounds us and washes away the […]

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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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