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A letter from the Landscape Team

January 5, 2018

As part of this preparation and tidying work we completed the annual pruning of the vines in the Vineyard. There are quite a few vines and it takes a large team effort to prune them all. We start by selecting the best “cane” for next year and our “spur”.


Garden Update March 2017

March 10, 2017

Is spring finally here? Are we out of winter yet? Perhaps we are best to adhere to the old saying of “don’t cast a clout till May is out!” – Or do not pop away the winter woollies just yet.


Garden Update November/December 2016

December 16, 2016

Over the last few months we have been focusing mainly on clearing the leaves from the main grass areas of the Landscape. We blow/rake together the majority of them into long lines and drive the tractor and trailer along and scoop them into the back


Garden Update October 2016

November 2, 2016

We started the month off with the yearly grape harvest on a glorious early autumn sunny morning. The grapes are all picked by hand by an enthusiastic group of volunteers. It was a good harvest not a bumper crop, but still respectable and clean – we should be sampling the results in 18 months.