Yearly Archives: 2018

Summer Scything

Five years ago, the team here at Lismore set about turning the previously lawned orchard into a meadow. It was one of the first jobs that Darren Topps, our Head Gardener, implemented on his arrival and since then more areas have been turned over to 'wild' grassed areas. Darren brought with him a deep knowledge…
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Winter Work

"You must be looking forward to a bit of downtime for the Winter"   ...... sigh. How many gardeners hear this and how often.. every year! Most of the time we can all shrug it off and calmly explain to the unfortunate indoor cats the reality of the situation. Sometimes though, when we've been out in…
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