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Many of you may think that because you do not have a pond or body of water in your garden then you won’t have frogs and toads. It is true they do need water for breeding in but they will happily live
There are so many good reasons to get out and get planting in the autumn.
Boy it's been HOT ! We humans and our plants have all been suffering in this heat so we thought that now is the perfect time to share some of our top tips to help you and your plants survive
Updated - The new Firestars TM Series of Crocosmia has been developed by Paul Lewis, an amateur plant breeder and hybridiser, specialising in Crocosmia and Gladiolus on the Isle of Wight. Paul has ...
These are plants that have a natural summer dormancy, not an induced one due to environmental factors. They are still true herbaceous perennials..
Butterflies and moths are extremely important indicators of the state of the environment. There has been a dramatic decline to Britain’s butterfly numbers due to habitat destruction, agricultural ....
Hedgehog numbers are in decline, these welcome visitors to our gardens are in need of our help. Hedgehogs eat slugs and numerous other insects which feast on our garden plants. Here are some things ..
The plants Rosy has chosen for this border will all thrive in a moderately good, free-draining soil in semi-shade. She has picked 15 different varieties to give interest throughout the year.
Pictures from our RHS Chelsea Flower Show display 2017 - Rosy Hardy celebrates her 25th year of exhibiting within the most famous floral marquee in world.
The plants Rosy has chosen for this border will all thrive in a moderately good, free-draining soil in full sun. She has picked 14 different varieties to give interest throughout the year.
If you dream of taking beautiful images of the plants and flowers in your own garden or out & about on your travels then our beginners photography workshop with Richard Loader may be just..
THE BIG BUTTERFLY COUNT 2018 has started. From 20 July to 12 August we will be joining in the world's biggest survey of butterflies across the UK, ....
This workshop is limited to 8 places to allow Richard to give some one to one time with each participant.
Due to popular demand we have added 2 additional Propagation Workshop Dates to our 2018 program of events!
Snow Update - We will be open again on Monday 5th March as our carpark and lane are not accessible.
Rupert & Elizabeth Nabarro are welcoming visitors to their beautiful garden this Sunday. Despite the tragic fire which destroyed much of their home just a few weeks ago they are determined to carry on
It’s that time of year when many of us are heading off on our holidays. Travelling abroad allows us to enjoy fascinating flora often leading to the temptation to bring a little souvenir home, whether
“It’s 25 years this year since the RHS took over the running of Hampton Court Palace Flower Show. That 1993 Show was a very special one for us as we received our first RHS Gold medal .....