"In spring, everything is full of promise...." - Charles Lanman.
It's a season when fresh new vegetables are available such as spring greens, cabbage, cauliflower and leeks. Our kitchen team will weave their magic with all this new bounty to produce seasonal soups and stews. All dishes are freshly prepared using seasonal and locally sourced ingredients where possible. Treat yourself by trying one of Sue's puds and desserts that are just like my gran used to make.
Rhubarb is coming into season in April and that means one thing: crumble time. It's also time to check the vegetable beds and sow a range of seeds.
Britain has the best asparagus in the world, and May is the month when it really comes into season. It's also time to start moving young plants outside to harden up.
Learn how to make the sound of a wood pigeon.
What to look out for in Spring