Festive Rings, Bulbs & Plants…

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Night time in the garden… On a blowy evening trying to set up my table of bulbs, Hellebores, Cyclamen & Festive Rings.
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Handmade Festive Ring on a traditional moss base, blue Pine, Birch, Honesty & Poppies.  
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Winter in the garden is a beautiful time of year.   A close up of these huge Hellebores potted & dressed with moss are a cheery display in the darkest of months.
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Handmade Festive Ring made with fruiting Ivy & Poppies.  Small & elegant to dress any country door.

We are busy making more Festive Rings & planting containers over the next few weeks.  A good selection of one-off pieces are available at the shop Wednesday-Saturday 10-4 pm.

Final orders for Festive Rings 14th December.  Prices available on request.

Christmas Open Hours 

Week commencing 16th December: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 10-4 pm & Sunday 11-3 pm.

Christmas

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Ochre & Gold – handmade linen & sack cushions, orange & cinnamon candles, painted mirrors, metal candle holder and a pair of handmade Doves made of West country stone.
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Rusty & Decorative – crowns, star lanterns and decorative orb.
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House essentials – St Eval Candles, reclaimed wooden hooks, grain sack long feather filled cushion, mini painted mirrors and Indian marble bowls.
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Festive ornaments – reclaimed hardwood painted angels, zinc bells & reindeer.
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Treats & gifts – handmade Lavender filled sachets and hearts, naturally made  B skincare range, enamel & stone soap dishes. 

 

 

The Gardeners’ Home (TGH)

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday 10-4pm

http://www.thegardenershome.co.uk      01787 249450

Autumn

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We have been busy adding lots of lovely new pieces in the shop ready to embrace Autumn!   
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A different layout in the shop needed to accommodate this Victorian painted pine sideboard.  Seasonal additions include candles and lanterns of course!  
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Shelf display – metal crowns, mini Indian pails, galvanised jug and a handmade French style bird house.  we have one in our garden and enjoy watching the birds fly in and have a rest, particularly when the weather is frightful.
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With still lots to do in the garden with have a some useful tools, birch wood labels, twine & cotton gloves, also suitable gift ideas for the season ahead!  
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Continuing with the garden – this small decorative Beehive come storage looks neat in a small space or equally makes a feature in a larger garden.  All made from pressure treated recycled wood and painted with exterior wood paint.
Open
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday 10 – 4 pm
01787 249450
46 High Street, Lavenham, Suffolk, CO10 9PY
http://www.thegardenershome.co.uk

Hang onto Summer

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Perfect colour combination for the time of year – golden ochre and rustic French pottery.  The dried grass in the jug is Melica altissima atropurpurea which I grew from seed a couple of years ago and harvested fresh in July.  It got too big for the space this Summer so I tried drying it.  I like using dried botanicals to ring the natural changes with the seasons and they are a ‘greener’ choice! 
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Shop shelves – a mixture of useful vessels, original Indian thali pots, vintage galvanised tall jug & watering cans.  Our handmade  rusty crowns can be be displayed with a candle inside, sitting on a decorative pot or urn with delicate trailing foliage or simply left as they are.  For display inside or out.  
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Pigeon unit display – pretty pink linen cushion & vintage cotton throw.  Original marmalade pots and recycled glass vases, just in.

***We have more stock arriving soon, from our handmade cushions, small pieces of furniture, artisan decoratives for the home & garden and a fresh selection of indoor/outdoor plants.***

August Daze

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How quickly the Summer flies by!  A few snaps of our garden this month, and still a lot of colour.  Surprisingly the plants stood the blustery winds in early August, I don’t think I have used some so many metal plant supports, hazel sticks and twine before!  It pays to stake your plants early.  What have you enjoyed growing this year?     
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Hydrangeas have been great this year, this one is ‘Ayesha’.  Quirky spires and Buxus balls end the border.
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Handmade boxing Hares made from recycled metal (green paint on the front and plain rust on the back) available in the shop when they may need a home, one day….

We are open Wednesday to Saturday 10-4pm for any essentials you may require for the garden: Plant supports are back in stock (plenty of small & medium only a handful of large left), Citronella tea lights and for any plants in need of a container we have a selection of galvanised and terracotta vessels.