Category Archives: Kitchen Garden

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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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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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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Preparing the ground for planting

Digging for Easter Following an unprecedented wet 2012 most peoples vegetable gardens have really suffered with many of us having struggled to  get outside this spring  let alone prepare any ground for planting. With Easter upon us, now really is the time … Continue reading

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It’s time to start growing!

It’s now a brilliant time to begin thinking about the Vegetable and Herb garden, and here at Meadow Farm Nursery, we have a brilliant range of seeds and bulbs, seed trays and pots, compost, tools, feed and ‘Grow Your Own’ … Continue reading

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