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New Trees for the Walled Garden

New Trees for the Walled Garden

The walled garden has 4 new trees purchased and planted during the ‘National Tree Week’.  These will provide dappled shade for even more hydrangeas.   3 are Cercidiphyllum japonicum (Katsura for short) and 1 is a Liquidambar styraciflua Black Beauty.  Thank you...

2020 Green Flag Community Award

2020 Green Flag Community Award

The Green Flag Community Award is an annual review, run by Keep Britain Tidy, of the green spaces being maintained and transformed by the community. The criteria includes: is the space welcoming and safe; does it involve the local community positively; is...

Erewash Sound in the Garden

Erewash Sound in the Garden

Gardener Steve visited the hydrangea garden on Saturday, where we spent a couple of very pleasant hours, offering plants for donations and talking to Steve about our collection and the garden, and sharing the benefit of our experience of maintaining the hydrangeas. ...

Hydrangea Derby Just Giving Page

Hydrangea Derby Just Giving Page

Because of Covid 19, we've not been able to do our Open Day or the private tours which are a large part of our income.  So that we can keep the hydrangea garden looking good for all our visitors, we've set up a Just Giving page.  If you press on the link, it will take...

Walled Garden Gates Opening

Walled Garden Gates Opening

The gates of the walled garden will be opened on Saturday, 18th July 2020.  On Friday, 17th July, Gardeners' World will be re-running the piece they did on the garden back in 2018.  It will give you a flavour of what is in store in the walled garden.  We have a one...