Slowly the garden starts coming to life again, after a few months of dormancy. Buds on the early spring blossom begin to open and the flowering bulbs begin to push through the soil. Spring is approaching! Although you are tempted to go outside there’s plenty to do indoors to prepare for the season ahead. Outdoors,…

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Our delicious Winter meal offers are back.  Available from the 1st December to 31st January 2020. Why not pop into Purdy’s and enjoy a hot bowl of homemade soup with freshly baked bread and a homemade dessert for just £7.95

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Purdy’s Tea Room hosted a Macmillan Coffee Day on Friday 28th September, which included two charity raffles to win a hamper full of tea room and nursery goodies (worth over £50) and the ‘must have’ 2017 Christmas advent calendar from The Body Shop. Every hot drink sold on the day went to the charity, with…

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Enjoy a guilt free cake at Purdy’s Tea Room Macmillan coffee day  Purdy’s Tea Room is taking part in the Word’s Biggest Coffee Morning and hopes as many people as possible will join them in supporting millions of people facing cancer in the UK on Friday 28th September. Every hot drink sold throughout the day…

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Tips on what to do in the garden in April The amount of time and energy spent in the garden becomes much more crucial in April as the days grow longer and warmer. Plants, vegetables and lawns require more attention and if the work is put in now you will reap the benefits later. But…

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Make the most of your Easter weekend.   Friday 30th March| Saturday 31st March| Monday 2nd April (closed Sunday 1st) We have plenty to tempt you this Easter weekend, including our truly delicious Purdy’s menu, featuring a range of dishes which are locally sourced. Enjoy three days of celebrations with us, including our Easter Egg Hunt.…

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Spring usually arrives by mid-March and the frequent sunny days provide the opportunity for an increasing range of gardening tasks. It’s time to get busy preparing seed beds, sowing seed, cutting back winter shrubs and generally tidying up around the garden. Protect new spring shoots from slugs Plant shallots, onion sets and early potatoes Plant…

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Spring is in sight! This month there are signs of the approaching spring, with bulbs appearing and wildlife waking up as light levels and temperatures increase. There’s plenty to do indoors this month to prepare for the season ahead. Outdoors, as the garden comes to life again, it’s time to prune shrubs and climbers, such…

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  We have a superb selection of Baskets & Bags in our ‘pop up’ shop just outside Purdy’s Tea Room. Open  all of January 2018. We have baskets for : Logs, Eggs, Flowers, Shopping, Storage, Picnics, Bottles, Nic Naks, Kids. We have Trugs, BIG & small baskets and round & square baskets…  

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In January, your garden could need protecting from frosts, gale-force winds and heavy rain. Check stakes, ties, fleeces and other supports for damage and consider moving plants to sunnier positions to maximize light. Don’t forget to keep feeding the birds, food is scarce for them over winter. You can also start planning next year’s vegetable…

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