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Staff Wanted

Join Our Team!   We’re Hiring! 📣 Join Our Team at the Dutch Café as a Kitchen Porter Are you passionate about working in a vibrant and friendly environment? Do you have a knack for keeping things clean, organized, and running smoothly in the kitchen? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you! Position: […]

Gardening Q & A With Alex

Gardening Q&A with Alex! We asked you on our social media channels, if you had any gardening questions for Alex. You certainly did! to Follow us on Instagram to see Alex answer these questions, or have a read of his answers below!  Which plants should I be deadheading and which should I leave? “Deadheading is […]

Alex’s Guide to Shade-Loving Plants for Your Garden!

Finding the right plants for shady parts of your garden can be a challenge, but with Alex’s expert guidance, you’ll discover a variety of beautiful, easy-care plants that thrive without direct sunlight. Whether you have a shaded border, a spot near a water feature, or just a shady corner that needs some greenery, these shade-loving […]

The Ultimate Tomato Plant Care Guide!

Tomatoes are the crown jewel of many home gardens, and with the right care, you can enjoy a summer filled with juicy, homegrown tomatoes straight from the vine. In this comprehensive care guide, we’ll walk you through everything you need to know to cultivate thriving tomato plants and harvest a bumper crop of delicious fruits. […]

Guide to Fruit Trees

Have you ever imagined plucking ripe, juicy fruits straight from your own backbgarden? With Alex’s expert care guide, turning this dream into reality is easier than ever! Whether you’re craving crisp apples, succulent pears, sweet plums, or tart cherries, there’s a fruit tree variety for you. Potting Your Fruit Tree Begin by potting your dwarf fruit […]

Potato Guide

Welcome to our guide on planting potatoes, where we’ll walk you through the steps to grow your own delicious spuds right in your backyard. Whether you’re a seasoned gardener or just starting out, potatoes are a rewarding crop to cultivate. And the best part? You can find all the supplies you need, from seed potatoes […]

Garden with Antony – for Children’s Gardening Week

Garden with Antony – for Children’s Gardening Week! Join us for Children’s Gardening Week! ✨🌱 Calling all young green thumbs! 🌿 Antony Henn invites children to roll up their sleeves and get their hands dirty in our Plant Area for a fun gardening session during Children’s Gardening Week. 🌼 📅 Date: Wednesday, 29th May 🕑 […]

Summer Bulbs

Spring has arrived, and our daffodils are painting the landscape with vibrant hues. But why stop there? Keep the beauty blooming by embracing the allure of summer bulbs!  March and April mark the perfect time to plant summer bulbs in tubs and borders. These gems will dazzle your garden all summer long, promising a delightful […]

May Gardening Tips

May Gardening Tips: How to Cultivate a Vibrant Spring Garden As the weather warms and nature bursts into life, it’s time to roll up your sleeves and dive into your garden! Here are some essential gardening tips for May to ensure your garden flourishes throughout the season: Beware of Late Frosts: Keep an eye on the […]

New Gift

Discover Exciting New Arrivals at the Dutch Gift Shop! We’re thrilled to announce the arrival of captivating additions to our gift shop, designed to elevate your shopping experience and inspire delightful gifting ideas. From contemporary glassware to locally sourced treasures, there’s something for everyone to adore.  Modern Botanicals Candles from St. Albans: Indulge your senses with the captivating scents of […]