Archived entries for December, 2011


Planting master-classes headline new-year courses from The London College of Garden Design

Posted on: December 23rd, 2011 by Rob

The London College of Garden Design’s hugely successful info burst courses step up a notch next year with a series of evenings focused on getting the very […]


The Alitex Annual Lecture Series is Announced

Posted on: December 13th, 2011 by Rob

The annual Alitex Lecture Series starts on 31 January 2012 with “Orchid Growing with McBeans Orchids” given by Jim Durrant. Jim is Nursery Manager for […]


Great Christmas Idea: Gift an Online Gardening Course – Instantly

Posted on: December 7th, 2011 by Rob

A Christmas gift of a gardening course with some of the world’s best gardeners is just a click away as MyGardenSchool launches a unique online […]


Snow blowers and ice treatment package the answer to staying open

Posted on: December 7th, 2011 by Rob

Businesses and local authorities are increasing their efforts to stay open through the predicted snow and ice this year. Mowdirect, Europe’s biggest on-line garden machinery […]


Totally DIY

Posted on: December 7th, 2011 by Rob

10th, 11th, 12th February 2013 Totally DIY, Totally Tools  & Totally Secure are designed to give retailers and trade buyers of DIY, tool and security products […]


SpringFair

Posted on: December 7th, 2011 by Rob

3rd – 7th February 2013 Spring Fair 2013. See 3,000 UK and international suppliers, including the biggest and best of British design Spring Fair is Europe’s […]


Scot Grow

Posted on: December 7th, 2011 by Rob

25th November 2010 ScotGrow@Oatridge is the leading event for growers, greenkeepers, garden designers, landscapers, local authorities and garden centres. It takes place on Thursday, 25 […]


SALTEX

Posted on: December 7th, 2011 by Rob

3rd – 5th September 2013 IOG Saltex is the UK’s Number 1 open space management event and will be back at The Royal Windsor Racecourse […]


The Natural Stone Show

Posted on: December 7th, 2011 by Rob

30th April – 2nd May 2013 Welcome to the showcase event for the UK stone industry. Our 10th edition returns in its usual two-yearly cycle […]


GLEE

Posted on: December 7th, 2011 by Rob

16th – 18th September 2013 Glee 2012 attracted over 9,000 (ABC audited) visitors over the 3 show days and over 500 exhibitors, maintaining a high penetration into the […]


Four Oaks

Posted on: December 7th, 2011 by Rob

3th – 4th September 2013 Four Oaks is a commercial horticultural show now in its 43rd year. The venue is a 23 acre nursery site […]


Washington Old Hall

Posted on: December 4th, 2011 by Rob

The garden at this modest 17th-century manor house, the ancestral home of George Washington, first President of the United States, is newly created. It is […]


Wakehurst Place

Posted on: December 4th, 2011 by Rob

Wakehurst Place, in the beautiful High Weald of Sussex, is an outstanding botanic garden and conservation area, managed by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Wakehurst […]


Trengwainton Garden

Posted on: December 4th, 2011 by Rob

Trengwainton, which in Cornish means ‘house of spring’, is a plantsman’s paradise. The favourable climate allows many rare plants to be grown unprotected against frost. […]


The Courts

Posted on: December 4th, 2011 by Rob

From 1920 Lady Cecilie Goff, influenced by Gertrude Jekyll and Lawrence Johnston, created delightfully vibrant formal gardens divided by yew hedges, shrub borders and raised […]


Tatton Park

Posted on: December 4th, 2011 by Rob

The Thatched Tea House is the centrepiece of the Japanese Garden at Tatton Park. It was commissioned by the 3rd Lord Egerton in 1910 and […]


Studley Royal Water Garden

Posted on: December 4th, 2011 by Rob

This superb 18th-century landscaped water garden justly deserves its status as a World Heritage Site. Studley is the least-altered Georgian ‘green’ garden in England. Its […]


Stowe Landscape Gardens

Posted on: December 4th, 2011 by Rob

The Trust owns several great landscape parks and gardens in the late 18th-century English Landscape Style. None is more important than Stowe, one of the […]


Stourhead

Posted on: December 4th, 2011 by Rob

Lying in secluded privacy in its own valley, Stourhead is one of the finest landscape gardens in the world. Designed by Henry Hoare II, the […]


Sissinghurst Castle Garden

Posted on: December 4th, 2011 by Rob

Sissinghurst is the magical creation of Vita Sackville-West and Harold Nicolson, who moved here in 1930 and transformed the ruins of an Elizabethan mansion and […]


Sheringham Park

Posted on: December 4th, 2011 by Rob

Sheringham Park is one of the greatest achievements of the 18th century master landscape gardener Humphrey Repton. The park contains fine, mature woodlands. The woodland […]


Sheffield Park

Posted on: December 4th, 2011 by Rob

Sheffield Park is another Trust landscape garden where ‘Capability’ Brown had a hand. It has been further enriched with new features and planting since. The […]


Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

Posted on: December 4th, 2011 by Rob

The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew sits on the banks of the River Thames between Richmond and Kew in south-west London. Today, the Gardens extend over […]


RHS Garden Harlow Carr

Posted on: December 4th, 2011 by Rob

Harlow Carr is the newest and most northerly of the four RHS gardens. This, along with its challenging growing conditions, offers an ideal place to […]


RHS Garden Wisley

Posted on: December 4th, 2011 by Rob

Wisley is Britain’s best loved garden with 97ha (240 acres) offering a fascinating blend of the beautiful with practical and innovative design and cultivation techniques. […]


RHS Garden Rosemoor

Posted on: December 4th, 2011 by Rob

Set deep in the lovely North Devon countryside, RHS Garden Rosemoor is a garden of national importance. Lady Anne Berry gifted Rosemoor to the RHS […]


RHS Garden Hyde Hall

Posted on: December 4th, 2011 by Rob

RHS Garden Hyde Hall is located in one of the driest areas of the British Isles, with an average annual rainfall of just 600mm (24in). […]


Petworth House and Park

Posted on: December 4th, 2011 by Rob

The park at Petworth is a masterpiece of ‘Capability’ Brown. The 650 acre deer park contains two lakes and is home to a herd of […]


Hidcote Manor Garden

Posted on: December 4th, 2011 by Rob

One of England’s great gardens, Hidcote was designed and created in the Arts & Crafts style in 1907 on wards by the horticulturist Major Lawrence […]


Greys Court

Posted on: December 4th, 2011 by Rob

At Greys Court, the remains of the 14th-century medieval manor fortifications form a series of charming walled gardens. Within the walls, the white garden features […]


Colby Woodland Garden

Posted on: December 4th, 2011 by Rob

The secluded woodland setting of Colby hosts one of the finest collections of rhododendrons and azaleas in Wales. The 3¨?-hectare (8-acre) garden has a fine […]


Claremont

Posted on: December 4th, 2011 by Rob

During the 18th century, Claremont was one of Europe’s most famous gardens. It was created and developed by some of the great names in garden […]


Bodnant Garden

Posted on: December 4th, 2011 by Rob

One of the world’s most spectacular gardens, Bodnant Garden is situated above the river Conwy, with stunning views across Snowdonia. Begun in 1875, Badnant Garden […]


Win £1000 For Your Chosen Charity or Good Cause

Posted on: December 4th, 2011 by Rob

Celebrated designer and broadcaster Chris Beardshaw and the Malvern Spring Gardening Show are looking for budding plant Picassos to show off their skills for an […]


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