June Update

It’s been a little while since we have updated the page and a fair amount has happened. The farm has expanded into the adjoining field. The stepped garden is slowly maturing with shrubs and foliage.  This time of year is always busy with the last of the late planting going in the outdoor beds and the poly tunnels looking fairly … Continue Reading →


Mud Glorious Mud – There’s nothing quite like it ……………

Cat Walk The wall in the Mediterranean garden has been washed out by the persistent rain; another job for the to do list. Ivan one of our farm cats prefers not to get his feet muddy while he’s looking for mice. Endless Rain …. When will it stop? The soil is washing down the path and now we need a … Continue Reading →


Notes from the Orchard – October

The orchard is fairly young at the moment and for the end of September early October period we have a bit of a gap in the Cornish and west county varieties. We have young trees waiting to go in, but is a few year before they produce fruit. The one exception to this a Cornish ladys finger. It has the … Continue Reading →


Notes from the Orchard – September

The warm, dull August has had little effect on the early apples in the orchard. This year is looks to be the biggest crop so far from the young trees planted nearly eight years ago. The first out is the Devon Quarrenden with its deep red, strawberry flavoured apples, they don’t keep more than a week or two and best … Continue Reading →


Flower Diary

Flower Diary Here we show you the flowers we are growing in the field as part of the CSA scheme and let you know how they are getting along.  We will share with you regular pictures and updates throughout the growing season. You will also be the first to know of  any special offers and availability of any additional flowers we are growing  in … Continue Reading →


Join Our New Community Supported Agriculture Scheme (CSA).

      Join Our New Community Supported Agriculture Scheme (CSA). 4 Week  Membership 12 Week Membership This  year we have introduced  a new scheme, it is an alternative locally based model of agriculture, to provide local environmentally aware businesses and florists  with  quality eco-friendly local cut flowers, at a very good price.  A member joins in the spring before … Continue Reading →


Spring has finally arrived

   12th March 2015 Spring has finally arrived. We have an  extremely mild winter so I’m  reluctant to believe it’s all over, we have had enough of the wind and heavy rain and so looking forward to the spring  Seeds are starting to go in and overwintered plants are starting to shoot – it delights and surprises me every  time. You … Continue Reading →


Brookside Flower Farm – Environmentally grown cut flowers and Wellbeing Gardens

  Brookside Flower Farm is an Environmentally Friendly Social Enterprise in Tregrehan Mills St Austell. The developing 2.5 acre site consists of a flower farm, wellbeing gardens, soft fruit, vines, vegetable beds, orchard and some wildlife areas. We also keep rare breed sheep and bees in top bar hives. We are situated close to the largest town in Cornwall St … Continue Reading →