Blog

  • Getting your garden ready for spring!

    Signs of spring’s imminent arrival are everywhere. Catkins are out, buds in hedgerows are swelling and colourful patches of early spring flowering bulbs are a welcoming sight. Our horticulturalist, Jane Gillespie shares with us her top tips on getting your garden ready for spring. 
  • Wye Valley Brewery

    A Herefordshire grown brewery that provides us with their most popular drinks - HPA, Golden Ale, and Butty Bach. We sell these local favourites ind...
  • Westons Cider

    Here at Oakchurch, we love Westons Cider. Locally grown apples are turned into delicious cider as if by magic; bottled and placed on our shelves ready for you to take home.
  • Setting up a Hedgehog House

    There are fewer hedgehogs present in our wildlife every year. Our urban gardens restrict their movement and foraging options. Tidy lawns and drivew...
  • Caring for Succulents

    Succulents and cacti are trendy additions to the home; their vibrant colouring and interesting shapes brighten up any room, and they are easy to care for.
  • Tuna Steaks with Tomato Salsa

    A light summer meal; perfect for those warm evenings in the sun. Our fresh tuna, caught and delivered every day, would be perfect for this recipe; alongside our locally sourced salad leaves and spiced up with a homemade salsa. 
  • Classic Eton Mess

    Our strawberries steal the spotlight with our take on this classic summer dish.
  • May Gardening Advice

    Cow-parsley-lined and Hawthorn-blossom-filled hedgerows with Bluebells at their feet, hello to the dreamy days of May! This month’s list of gardening jobs is overwhelmingly endless so here are the top 10 on mine: