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Andy Potter of Radio Derby

Andy Potter came to our collection in the early days of its existence. He turned up one sunny morning with his microphone and asked us the questions which fitted... Read more

Walled Garden Gates Closing

The gates of the walled garden will be closing today, 22nd October.  It’s been a fabulous year so thanks to all who have made it possible.  We’ll be back... Read more

Hydrangea paniculata looking good

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Hydrangea involucrata ‘Hortensis’

We’re sharing Hydrangea involucrata ‘Hortensis’, brought into the collection in 1987,   It’s looking the best it has for a number of years.  You’ll find it in the outer garden on... Read more

Still Plenty to See

The hydrangea season is usually from late July to late October so there is still plenty to see.  The paniculatas (coned shaped flowers) are particularly charming at the moment... Read more