OUR FARM SHOP IS OPEN ALL EASTER WEEKEND!

Baby Lavender plants in the soil

We have been busy planting over 30,000 new Lavender plants this week. Lavender plants only have a productive life of about 15-18 years so we need to constantly rotate fields and crops to maintain our oil harvest...

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What to do in our Valley this Easter

At this time of year, our little slice of the Darenth Valley springs to life, with the fields turning green, and pops of yellow rapeseed decorating the view. There is plenty to amuse the kids and the family out and about, so here are a few ideas…. Come and visit us […]

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Conservation at Castle Farm

Here at Castle Farm, alongside our 100+ acres of Lavender, and all our other crops, we have 30,000 metres of 6m-wide wildflower grass margins, which are grown solely to encourage wildlife, insects and hedgerow diversity…. (So this is 30 km or over 18 miles in length!). 🌸☘️🌼🌱 .. We are […]

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Kentish Asparagus recipe inspiration

We now have plenty of delicious local asparagus now in The Hop Shop! Grown locally at a farm down the road, asparagus is a great addition to your Spring Summer dishes.

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Summer Jobs Available

We are looking for some friendly, hardworking people to join our SUMMER TEAM down here at Castle Farm! From the end of June to the end of September we will have additional full-time vacancies (suitable for university students or school leavers) to help us through the busy Lavender, Hop and Apple seasons. Any […]

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PUMPKINS FOR THANKSGIVING

PUMPKINS FOR THANKSGIVING 🙏🏻 || Our final Castle Farm Pumpkins are out, under twinkling fairy lights – and in time for thanksgiving. Decorate your front porch & interior with these incredible super size pumpkins, or adorn your dining table with pretty little squashes and mini gold dust pumpkins. Pop down […]

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What to expect from your Hops in Spring

Take a look at what we do in our beautiful Kentish Hop Gardens during the Spring, and how you can help Hops in your garden get the best start to growth.

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Get out in the garden!

If you’re out in the garden now that Spring is just around the corner we have an essential for you – GARDEN HOP TWINE. Super useful ALL around the garden (not just for Hop Plants).. training vegetables and climbing plants too. Every ball of Hop Twine is made from strong durable […]

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Harpers Bazaar in the Lavender

Did you see us in the October issue of Harpers Bazaar? The team were on location in the Kentish Lavender fields at Castle Farm this summer.. and the final photographs were just stunning! Lets just say it was a very relaxing shoot…. Beautiful shots by an incredibly talented team to […]

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