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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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Flower Forecast – whats hot for 2019?

What are we going to see in florals this year? Here’s the guide! Click the gallery or see below….   ‘LIVING CORAL’ is Pantone colour of the year… so expect to see this reflected in blooms. A burst of energy and positivity! MINIMALISM Think single stems and simple colour. Single […]

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Your guide – Choosing Hop plants for your Garden

Now is the time to order and plant your Hop Plants! These beautiful green climbers are a wonderful addition to the country garden, twirling up pergolas or decorating wall areas – if you plant them now they will establish themselves for good growth in their first year. All our Hop […]

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Lavender Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

We always have lots of lovely gifts at the Hop Shop on Castle Farm, and online, but we have done a little Mother’s Day edit for those of you wanting to spoil someone special on 31st March 2019! Lavender Soap – 100% Natural cold pressed soap with a lovely fragrance […]

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Best thing for mind, body and soul? Get more sleep!

Imagine you could take a pill which would help you; – Loose weight – Improve concentration and productivity – Decrease your risk of heart disease and stroke – Improve your mood and reduce the risk of depression – Improve your immune functions – Improve your body’s inflammatory responses Sounds pretty magical eh? Well, all of the above have […]

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Castle Farm Gift Guide 2018

See what the Castle Farm Team have chosen as their favourite Christmas gift picks for 2018! At this time of year, The Hop Shop turns into an Aladdin’s Cave of delights… foodie treats, gifts for all the family, Christmas decorations, festive foods, party nibbles and Christmas cheer! This year we […]

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Hi Honey…

It is thought if local honey is taken on a daily basis it will build up a resistance to pollen for hay fever sufferers… so if you are looking for a local honey, then we can help! We stock a number of different honeys, all collected for us by friendly […]

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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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How to create the perfect Gift Hamper

There is only one thing better than receiving a Gift Hamper under the Christmas Tree…. and that is MAKING ONE! It’s like being a kid in a sweet shop, choosing all the contents and customising the perfect gift…. It sings love and thought… plus the best thing is that it […]

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