Lost the plot... tales from the potting shed

Save the Date: NGS Open Day

OPEN GARDEN: Friday 2 March, 12 – 4pm

Early spring opening to give you the opportunity to consider the winter/early spring garden, taking note of the bare structural forms that make up the garden.

The …

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All Things Wood…

January/February is the ideal time to look at the bare bones structure of your garden, and to make some decisions about what stays, what needs…

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Happy New Year to gardeners!

Amazingly we managed to pick all the below plants in bloom a few days ago.  Not an ideal time for the garden, but despite all…

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A Favourite Winter Poem…

Falling Snow by Alan Williams See how they fall An infinity of heavenly aspirations Come to convert the world With a deep and even purity.…

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Julia’s Propagation Notebook: part 1

Julia Widdows is a great Garden House friend who has volunteered to write a regular notebook on the fascinating subject of propogation (thank you Julia!).  …

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The Garden House Festive Fayre

Join us here at the Garden House on Friday 08 December for mulled cider, stollen and carol singing (at 6.00), as well as classy presents…

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Today I must....increase my favourite heathers…

Increase a favourite heather by ‘dropping’ it.  This technique involves digging the plant up and putting it in a large new hole leaving just the tips showing.  Backfill with a gritty compost.  Within a year the stem tips should have formed new rooted plants.

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Book now... Plant Passion – the Sequel: 6-session course

Starting 19 April 2018

By popular demand we have designed a six-session course for those of you passionate…

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Friday 23 February 2018

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Evening Event: wines of Portugal and Madeira

Join our latest wine-tasting workshop with expert Henry Butler of local wine merchant The

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Friday 2 March 2018

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National Garden Scheme Open Day

OPEN: Friday 2 March, 12 – 4pm Early spring opening to give you the

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Thursday 15 March 2018

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Plant Staking Workshop

Staking your plants takes practice and skill – two gardeners who’ve worked at Nymans…

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Starting 19 April 2018

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Plant Passion – the Sequel: 6-session course

By popular demand we have designed a six-session course for those of you passionate…

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