Seeds don’t always have to be dried and stored before they will germinate. Some can be sown as soon as they’re collected, which is the case for Himalayan cowslips (Primula florindae) and Himalayan blue poppies (Meconopsis). Watch this short video clip from Gardeners’ World to see how Monty Don prepares suitable compost and sows fresh seeds, and offers tips on how to look after them.
Enjoy a world of festive spirit this Christmas and New Year with a range of rail breaks for 2019. Eight new rail itineraries have been added to Arena's range of seasonal rail breaks this year, including locations in the UK and Europe.
Enjoy a talk from renowned organic herb expert, Jekka McVicar, before savouring a delicious two-course lunch, and 75 minute guided tour of the gardens. You'll also receive a signed copy of A Pocketful of Herbs.