Lost the plot... tales from the potting shed

GH Euro trip: visiting Coen Jansen’s nursery

Bags and boxes of towering and colourful perennials tucked into the hold of our coach or wedged carefully behind seats – Day 2 of our Garden House trip to Belgium and The Netherlands included a…

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GH Euro trip: visiting Piet Oudulph’s private garden

We were greeted at the approach to the private garden of Piet Oudolph by his wife and gardening partner Anja – Piet was travelling when…

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VIDEO – Gardening Tips: seed saving for beginners

Seed saving is a fun way of saving money and keeping rare heritage vegetables alive, but which vegetables are ideal for beginners? In this video…

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Garden, charity, cake – what’s not to like?

STOP PRESS: Due to possible adverse weather conditions tomorrow, 1 Belton Close will ALSO be open TODAY, Saturday 9th.  They’ll still be open on the…

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Mindfulness, Writing and Drawing in our ‘Secret Garden’

Earlier this month The Garden House opened it’s gate to a group organised by Evolution Arts (yes, we can be rented!) lead by practising artist…

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Another lovely – and sunny – Open Garden day!

Every summer the Garden House holds a fantastic and fun event to fund-raise for a local charity, and yesterday we opened our garden gate in…

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Today I must....earth up my winter greens…

Winter greens such as kale and sprouting broccoli should be earthed up – this means heaping some soil around the stems to prevent them being rocked by autumn gales.

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Book now... All you need to know about Roses

Saturday 20 September 2014

Passionate about roses, but need to know more?  Rose expert Simon White of Peter…

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Starting 1 September 2014

Botanical illustration, develop your skills: 6-week course

SORRY, THIS COURSE IS NOW FULL.  Botanical illustration course suitable for beginners and improvers. Working…

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Saturday 6 September 2014

Autumn ‘Bulbfest’: all about Bulbs!

If like us you love bulbs coming up throughout the year join us at our…

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Saturday 20 September 2014

All you need to know about Roses

Passionate about roses, but need to know more?  Rose expert Simon White of Peter…

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Starting Monday 22 September

Gardening for Beginners: 6-session course

Have fun and get inspired as you learn the basics about gardening. Our Monday…

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