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The 2016 Season

The new season will kick off on 1st March when we’ll be pruning the paniculatas and aroborescens.  They appreciate and flower much better after what seems like a drastic... Read more

2015 Hydrangea Garden Gates Closed

The gates to the walled garden are now closed but will be opened again in July 2016 when the hydrangeas are back in bloom.  Thanks to all who have... Read more

Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Hornlii’

This is one of the plants that surprised and delighted the Royal Horticultural Society! Read more

Royal Horticultural Trial Team Visit

The Royal Horticultural Society run extensive Plant Trials and use the Award of Garden Merit to recognise plants of  proven garden-worthiness.   Hydrangea Derby are trialling 24 varieties of hydrangea... Read more

Open Day 2015

The sun shone, the flowers bloomed and the visitors came;  64 in all for the tours and lots who just came for a look.  ‘What a hidden gem, absolutely... Read more