Digging deeper in the Northcote garden

14 Aug , 2018 Garden/In the Hotel

Have you ever looked at one of Lisa Goodwin Allen’s dishes and wondered how it started life? Long before the strawberries were ripe for picking for her latest dessert creation, our garden team were hard at work early in the year preparing the land to make the fruits flourish in our garden along with other […]


24 Apr , 2018 Blog/Garden/In the Hotel

by Phil Dewhurst, Head Gardener, Northcote That was a winter I’m glad to see the back of, seemingly relentless rain, hurricane force winds, snow drifts covering the cold frames and temperatures to kill all but the indestructible. Its been cruel up here, we lost two honey bee colonies their hives being blown off the stands […]