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New Trees Added

New Trees Added

8 new trees have been added to the hydrangea garden. 4 for the outer garden and 4 in the walled garden.  They are all birches and will add dappled shade and winter interest with their colourful barks.  They all come from Barcham  Tree Specialist. Betula albosinensis...

Hydrangea Walled Garden Gates to Open

Hydrangea Walled Garden Gates to Open

The hydrangeas behind the gates behind the walled garden will be open by Saturday 27th July 2013.  The far gate on the left will be open.  It can't be seen from the outer hydrangea garden so you will have to go deeper and keep to the left.  It is a secret garden after...

Open Day 2013

Open Day 2013

The 2013 Open Day is on 18 August 2013.  The collection is situated at Darley Park, Derby. Parking details with post codes are on the Home Page. Members of the Hydrangea Derby team will be near the Terrace Cafe from 10am to 4pm. There will be conducted tours at 11am,...

New Hydrangeas for the Collection

New Hydrangeas for the Collection

We have recently obtained two new cultivars, although they have not yet been planted in the collection: Hydrangea serrata 'Fuji Snowstorm' a variegated form supplied by the originator 'Mill Cottage Nurseries' Hydrangea macrophylla 'Zsasa'  A black-stemmed cultivar...

Open Day 2012

Open Day 2012

The 2012 Open Day is on Sunday, 12 August 2012 from 10am. There are conducted tours of the collection at 11am, 1pm and 3pm.  No need to book, just meet at the Terrace Cafe. Peter Smith, the main designer and organiser of the collection, will lead several tours of the...