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Walled Garden Gates Opening

The new hydrangea season has begun so the gates of the walled garden will be open on Saturday 30 June at 10am.  Got a bit of tidying up to... Read more

Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Rembrant Vibrant Verde’.

I was helping out on the Plant Heritage stall at RHS Chatsworth on 6 June .  Plant Heritage provide the framework for our National Collection of Hydrangea paniculata.  In... Read more

Putting on Growth

Over the last couple of weeks the hydrangeas have caught up with growth.  The leaves are completely out now and the flower buds are taking off.  Some of the... Read more

Pruning Hydrangea paniculata

The paniculatas have been pruned because they will grow flowers on this year’s growth.  If you prune severely to the first 2 buds, you’ll get fewer very large heads. ... Read more

New Season and Open Day 2018

The new season is about to begin for us.  The plants are already putting on new growth.  We have a new timetable for the volunteer gardening work which is... Read more