Lost the plot... tales from the potting shed

Introduction to Seed Saving with the Heritage Seed Library

What better way to make your garden productive in the autumn than by seed saving now in readiness for next year – look out for our seed saving workshop on Saturday 18 October 2014.

The Garden…

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The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning!

JOIN US for COFFEE on FRIDAY 26 SEPTEMBER! – Come to The Garden House and support the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning, Macmillan Cancer Support’s biggest fundraising…

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We love Sempervivums: 10 Reasons Why!

At the Garden House we love Sempervivums (houseleeks). Here are 10 reasons why:

They are small. Basically, a Sempervivum is a rosette-shaped hardy perennial succulent about…

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GH Euro trip: Zen and the Art of Topiary Pruning!

This is our last report on our Flemish adventures back in August – and as we visited the fascinating Topiary Garden in Zedelgem, we thought…

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GH Euro Trip: the slightly crazy Villa Augustus!

Our only drizzly day in the Netherlands was made so much better by our arrival at the extraordinary Villa Augustus in Dordrecht; yet another new…

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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…

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Today I must....remember: less water, more light…

Remember that as temperatures start to fall plants in the greenhouse will need less water.  If you have put up shading you may need to remove this to give them more light.

Diary...upcoming events

Book now... Getting to Grips with Social Media: three-session course

Starting Tuesday 14 October

Do you find yourself frantic about Facebook, tormented by Twitter or panicked over Pinterest?…

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Starting Wednesday 1 October 2014

Design Your Own Garden: 6-session course

SORRY, THIS COURSE IS NOW FULL. The aim of this 6-session course is to…

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Friday 3 October 2014

Evening talk: Mushroom Magic

Join us for a light supper and an entertaining illustrated talk on all things…

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Saturday 11 October 2014

Mushroom Magic Forage in West Sussex

SORRY, THIS EVENT IS NOW FULL.  Following on from his fascinating talk, Mushroom Magic,…

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Monday 13 October 2014

Focus on Mushrooms: Botanical Illustration Workshop

One-day botanical illustration workshop suitable for all abilities, with a special focus on mushrooms…

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