It was -7°C when I arrived at Allt-y-bela on Wednesday morning and it looked like winter had arrived at last. The deep ruts on the drove were frozen solid and sheets of ice an inch thick sat in each of the many footprints that led to the bonfire heap.
All our 2016 garden courses and workshops are now available to book. They include a new three-day Sense of Place course based at Haddon Hall in Derbyshire. And book now for the popular Organic Kitchen Garden Through the Year course with James Clapp, starting in March.