Lost the plot... tales from the potting shed

Celebrating the Seasons

Each month here at the Garden House we spend one evening celebrating the time of year. These evenings are for lovers of gardens, plants, food and drink, and traditional crafts.

Over the last few sessions …

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Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening


Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening
 by Robert Frost (1874-1963) Whose woods these are I think I know. His house is in the village…

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Winter Warmer: Nigel Slater’s Aubergine Recipe

At the Garden House we love cooking, and happily at both our Seasonal Celebration evenings and our Gardening from Scratch evenings we have enjoyed much…

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Seedy Sunday: Save the Date!

Here at The Garden House, one of the things we love to do during the cold months is to plan ahead, choosing seeds for the…

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The Garden House through the year

Wishing all our friends, gardeners, visitors and volunteers a very happy, healthy and creative New Year in the garden!  Thank you for all your support…

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A Year Painting in the Garden

We are so thrilled with Garden House friend Mary Middleton’s watercolours of the garden here at Warleigh Road, Brighton, that we asked Mary to tell…

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Feb
23

Today I must....thin out my hardy annuals…

Finish thinning out hardy annual plants sown in autumn, but only do this if the weather is dry – don’t walk on the soil if it is sticky.  Use spare plants to fill up any gaps elsewhere in your garden.

Diary...upcoming events

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Book now... Afternoon Talk: Pippa Greenwood Gardening Surgery

Friday 10 March 2017

We are delighted to welcome Pippa Greenwood to the Garden House to give a…

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Saturday 25 February 2017

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Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop

SORRY, THIS EVENT IS NOW FULL!  Visit a beautiful community orchard near Ringmer to…

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Starting Tuesday 28 February 2017

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Botanical illustration, develop your skills: 4-session course

An introductory botanical illustration course suitable for complete beginners and those with a little…

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Wednesday 8 March 2017

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Afternoon Talk: Creating Wild Flower Areas

Colin Reader of East Sussex based ‘Wild Flower Lawns and Meadows’ has…

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Friday 10 March 2017

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Afternoon Talk: Pippa Greenwood Gardening Surgery

We are delighted to welcome Pippa Greenwood to the Garden House to give a…

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