Larch Cottage Nurseries – a hidden gem situated in the Eden Valley of the Lake District

Paeonia in nursery

We recently did a collaboration with myhotelbreak on why their guests should visit us here at Larch Cottage. Find out what they discovered in this special guest blog edition: When on a hotel break having fun and interesting attractions nearby can make the trip that little bit more memorable. For guests looking to stay in […]

Wisteria Workshop A Great Success

Damp weather did not discourage a group of enthusiastic gardeners who spent an enjoyable Wednesday morning at Larch Cottage Nurseries learning how to prune winter vines and wisteria. The course began in the wonderful La Casa Verde Restaurant with a warming coffee, where head gardener Nichola explained how a consistent pruning regime is essential in […]

Looking for early colour in the garden?

Rhodendron 'Peter John Mezitt'

If you are looking for early colour in the garden then our huge collection of Rhododendrons would be a great place to start. Renowned for their stunning blooms and spectacular colour range, here at Larch Cottage we offer an impressive range from alpine species, through to larger shrubs and specialist woodland varieties. Alpine varieties, such […]

January & February Competition at Larch Cottage Nurseries

Lower Red Barn gifts panorama

WIN A £50 VOUCHER TO SPEND IN LOWER RED BARN. To enter our January/February competition simply EMAIL YOUR NAME & POSTCODE TO: Do let us know what you would like to buy from Lower Red Barn if you won! Good luck! (Larch Cottage is a small family run nursery, we value our visitors and […]

Helleborus Niger AGM

Helleborus Niger AGM from Larch Cottage Nurseries

How long do Helleborus flower? The Helleborus Niger AGM One of the nicest sights in the garden during the depths of winter is the Helleborus Niger AGM or Christmas Rose. An Evergreen perennial – which holds The Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit (AGM). bears flat, nodding, white flowers with golden stamens that can measure […]

Say Hello to our Head Chef

vegetable patch

Say hello to our Head Chef, Grant Raw! Local lad with a passion for seafood returns to Cumbria to work in a family run business as head chef. Grant Raw grew up in Wetheral, left to pursue his career in catering and has recently returned to Cumbria to take up the role of head chef […]