Monthly Archives: April 2014

Extraordinary Plants and Secret Gardens

Special places in Cumbria for gardeners who love to seek out new plants for their own gardens and enjoy a bit of a nosey around in other people’s gardens.  

abiandtomsAbi and Tom’s Garden Plants at Halecat is in the village of Witherslack near Grange-Over-Sands.

Enthusiastically run by this green-fingered couple, the nursery is a fusion of traditional nursery values with modern approaches to the display, growing, use and experiment of the plant material.

A full range of perennials, trees and shrubs can be seen growing alongside one another in themed borders be they shady damp corners or south facing hot spots. Continue reading