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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...

Overture to the 2020 Season

Overture to the 2020 Season

As per usual the Hydrangea heteromallas are starting the season off.  You'll find them in the outer garden of Darley Park Gardens on the back wall.  Not the pretty pink mop heads (they will come later) you expect from a hydrangea but just as exciting all the same. ...

Open Day and Private Tours 2020 Cancelled

Open Day and Private Tours 2020 Cancelled

Unfortunately, due to the uncertainty of the current situation, we have had to cancel our open day booked for Sunday 9 August 2020 and the private tours which we offered from Monday 11  to 14 August.  We're all disappointed but the outer garden is already open for...

Hydrangea Derby Gates Closing

Hydrangea Derby Gates Closing

This year we've kept the gates open for a little longer as the hydrangeas were still putting on a good show.  Hydrangea paniculata 'October Bride' (true to its name) has put on a good show.  So we're closing up on Saturday, 23 November and keeping the walled garden...

Hydrangea Derby Open Day 2019

Hydrangea Derby Open Day 2019

Our open day this year is on Sunday, 4 August 2019.  Meet us at the café in Darley Park for free guided tours at 11am or 2pm.  Or just come and tour the gardens on your own.  Our volunteers will be there to welcome you to the collection.