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Time to Start Chitting!

Seed Potatoes

Chitting will give your potatoes a head start… While the cold weather persists and the ground is hardened by late winter frosts, it is too early to begin planting in the vegetable patch, but there are still lots of things that restless gardeners can do to get this year’s crop off to a flying start. […]

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: marketing@larchcottage.co.uk 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 […]

Say Hello to our Head Chef

vegetables

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 […]

Everything’s Coming Up Roses

rose blush noisette from larch cottage nurseries

The Larch Cottage Rose list 2018 is now available to download. Listing all the roses we currently have in stock the Rose List has information on the different types of roses available from Shrub roses to Climbers. Rambling Roses to Standards and Half Standards, as well as notes on fragrance, flowering times, roses that grow […]

Cornus Kousa – A small tree for any garden

Cornus Pink Blush from Larch Cottage Nurseries

Why should I plant a Cornus in my garden? A genus worthy of consideration for almost any garden is the Cornus family particularly the more hardy cornus kousa cultivars. These are mainly slow growing small trees or in some cases large shrubs. As gardens get smaller with ever increasing pressure for housing our gardens are […]