Gardens

A fantastic view of the garden at Acorn Bank © Paul Harris NTPL

A fantastic view of the garden at Acorn Bank

Explore our glorious gardens

Visit us at Acorn Bank and see our incredible herb garden with over 250 varieties of herbs, plus hot beds, vegetable patches and wonderful traditional fruit orchards - all waiting to be explored.

Mistletoe

Mistletoe growing amongst apples

We were encouraged to grow mistletoe at Acorn Bank by Mr W Bailey, an orchard keeper living near Preston. Learn more about growing your own mistletoe in this article.

Making hot beds at Acorn Bank

Making the hot bed at Acorn Bank

Making the hot bed at Acorn Bank

Manure hot beds are an excellent alternative to growing vegetable seedlings in a greenhouse, they are inexpensive, easy to make and lengthen the growing season by allowing you to get your seeds in the ground before normal planting times.

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