Category Archives: Summer Planting

Castleton Garden

Castleton Garden is magnificent this year.

In 2018 the garden had big problems because of the heat. There was little water after the seeds had been planted and borage plants grew right across the site. Read all about it here.

But this year, everything is blossoming beautifully. Poppies are a major feature right now:

The bees and butterflies love this garden, which was once a derelict plot of land around an electricity sub-station. The bloomers who planted this are to be congratulated!

Self-Watering Hanging Baskets

Our summer baskets are still looking good in September!

Mabers Store, Cheap Street, Sherborne

We’ve had very dry weather, very wet weather and a lot in between. But these 150 hanging baskets in and around Cheap Street have survived very well. They really enhance our town and make it look very summery.