The Almanac

Tales from the Kitchen Garden

noun [ C ] (also almanack) a handbook, typically published annually, that includes information for the year such as important days, weather, seasons and nature.
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25 May 2023

PIG People adventure to the Isles of Scilly!

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With the help of our friends at Isles of Scilly Travel, our team over at THE PIG-at Harlyn Bay, Cornwall, recently visited St Mary’s Island, part of the Isles of Scilly, for a day!

22 May 2023

Tales from THE PIG-near Bath’s Kitchen Garden with Zack

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This is the time of year every Gardener gets excited about. We are deep in sowing season and if you wander around our Kitchen Gardens you’ll spot our busy team planting across the beds, polytunnels and greenhouses. Over at THE PIG-near Bath, in one of our biggest Kitchen Gardens, Head Kitchen Gardener Zack gives us the inside scoop...

17 May 2023

Our top 10 buzzing facts about bees!


Celebrating World Bee Day on Saturday 20th May 2023 with our top 10 bee facts we've picked up throughout the years of our beekeeping journey.

16 May 2023

What's cooking, honey?

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Bring a bit of THE PIG into your home try some of our favourite honey recipes!

15 May 2023

Planting for pollinators at home

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THE PIG's Group Head Kitchen Gardener, Ollie, has shared with us his tips on how you can boost biodiversity in your garden, to celebrate Biodiversity Day on Monday 22nd May 2023!

11 May 2023

Getting your greenhouse ready for the warmer months with Alitex!

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We sat down with the Brand Director of Alitex, Nelly Hall, about what they're doing to get their greenhouses ready for the warmer months and what they've been growing this Spring.

04 May 2023

8 ways to make the most of your trip to Somerset with YeoValley


Spring and summertime workshops & events with our friends at YeoValley, just 10.6 miles down the road from THE PIG-near Bath.

04 May 2023

Insider Guide: Traveling around The Garden of England with Camilla, Receptionist at THE PIG-at Bridge Place!

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Camilla, Receptionist at THE PIG-at Bridge Place, has shared with us her guide to exploring the hidden gems found across The Garden of England, for you to adventure too during your next trip to our Kent patch!

02 May 2023

Fill your summer days with English wine from our friends over in Kent, Gusbourne!

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Just a short drive from THE PIG-at Bridge Place, Canterbury, you can enjoy an English fine wine experience with our friends at Gusbourne.

02 May 2023

Insider Guide: Rambling through the New Forest with our team at THE PIG!

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Reception Manager Rosie and Assistant Reception Manager Dan have shared with us their favourite spots to explore when visiting the New Forest to really make the most of your trip!

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