Lucy Chamberlain gardens at East Donyland Hall in Fingeringhoe, Essex. The frosts of recent weeks have been welcomed by Lucy who has been waiting for them as she tries to manage the fruit garden. A good hard frost helps to kill off pests and diseases lingering in the soil. To aid this she removed all the mulch leaving the soil open to the frost as she told Ken Crowther.
If you can get out into your garden in the winter, it will help with spring and summer preparation and make the rest of the gardening year a joy. Lucy Chamberlain gardens at East Donyland Hall in Fingeringhoe, Essex she spoke to Ken Crowther about some of the jobs they are getting on with at the Hall.