A Successful NGS opening May 2015

6 10 2015

We raised £2500 for charity (NGS and the Children’s Society) during our opening. Lots of people enjoyed the sculpture as well as the garden! Some photos below:


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Garden opening Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th May 11am to 6pm

14 05 2015

We’re almost ready!
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Lots of lovely shades of green, a wonderful pond teeming with life, splashes of colour and more than 50 pieces of sculpture.





The garden opening features in the telegraph gardening section May 2nd – 2 weeks to go!

3 05 2015

The garden featured in an article about sculpture in the garden on Saturday. It was great to see my photo of Christopher Townsend’s giant seedheads in the national press. The website has received more views and seeing the publicity has sent us out into the garden to work harder on those weeds! The welcome rain last night and early this morning has made a real difference to the ease with which I have weeded today and the rapid rise in temperature means we feel confident to start moving more tender flowers and vegetables outside.IMG_2649

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The carpet of petals under the cherry tree tells us that the beauty will be over soon but the candelabra primulas are just bursting into flower and the viburnum mariesii are almost out. The aquilegia which have self seeded all over the garden are just starting to open and the scent from the clematis and the viburnum drifts across the garden. Now we just need to add the sculpture!





2015 – April and getting ready for the NGS opening again!

26 04 2015

A dry and warm April has accelerated the growth of the trees, shrubs and flowers so it is hard to tell what will look good in 3 weeks time. But good it will look! The new dark iris are looking good.

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2015 – The garden in March

26 04 2015

The season of daffodils!
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2015 – The garden in February

26 04 2015

A wet and dark month I always feel so not much to show this month

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2015 The garden in January

26 04 2015

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