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Easter gifts and spring colour

With a change in the weather and brighter evening to look forward to, we now have a great selection of seasonal spring plants on the nursery. The nursery will be open until 5.30 as of the 1st of April, which … Continue reading

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Christmas cakes now available to order

We are just putting the finishing touches to our Christmas cakes which will be available to order from Monday 19th October. Baked from a traditional recipe with brandy infused fruit and with soft fondant icing. Available in 6-9 inch diameters. … Continue reading

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Take away cakes

For some of us it’s hard to quantify our yearning for cake, all we know is that there is often a ¬†place or time when nothing else will do. Being the kind hearted bunch that we are at Meadow Farm … Continue reading

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Bakehouse recipe of the week – Old Fashioned Chocolate Cake

Old Fashioned Chocolate Cake – (recipe for 9″ ckae tins) Ingredients: -400g Plain flour – 400g Caster sugar – 2 tsp baking powder – 1 tsp bicarb – 80g cocoa powder – 350g butter – 4 eggs – 3 tsp … Continue reading

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One of our best selling cake recipes to try at home!

Meadow Farm Nursery Tea Room Lime and Pistachio cake¬† Ingredients: – 300g Butter – 300g Caster sugar – 5 Eggs – 300g Self raising flour – 1tsp Baking powder – zest of 3 limes and juice of 2 – 50g … Continue reading

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Hayling Island Cream Tea

There are cream teas and then there are cream teas. If you are on Hayling Island and thinking perhaps a cream tea is the thing for you, then you really need to be paying us a visit. Not only do … Continue reading

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New season plants!

As the weather is warming up, our new season plants are rooting. We now have a great selection of Erysimum (perennial Wallflowers), heathers, hellebores, lavenders, sisyrinchium, and festuca. Our roses are now shooting new leaves, so choose from a great … Continue reading

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Seed potatoes now in stock!

Our Seed Potatoes are now in stock, and we have everything you need for growing and harvesting. Our Seed Potatoes include: Albert Bartlett ‘Anya’ – for salads, steaming, boiling and roasting, Albert Barlett ‘Vivaldi’ – for boiling, baking, steaming, mashing … Continue reading

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Plants for seasonal colour!

There’s nothing like a few days of beautiful sunshine to get us inspired about the garden again! We have a great range of seasonal annuals, fantastic for introducing fresh Spring colour to borders, patio pots and containers… Pansy pots – … Continue reading

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Tasks for January

- Now is a great time to prepare the Kitchen Garden borders for the growing season ahead; if you haven’t done so in the Autumn, now is a great time to add soil improver or fertilizer and prepare runner bean … Continue reading

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