Sarah Wain, West Dean Head Gardener

A day out at the Alitex Home and Garden Day

Our annual Home and Garden Day was a success, although a few of the Alitex Team were a little suspect of the cold weather it did manage to stay dry and bright throughout the whole day. Our friends from Tallulah Fox were the first to arrive with...More >
Tags: Mcbean's Orchids, Kamado Joe, Tallulah Fox, west dean gardens, sarah wain, jim durrant, Phoenix Perennials, Wild Garden Plant Supports, The Edward Barnsley Workshop, david harber, gaze burvill, Home and garden day, greenhouse, conservatories
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National Trust Mottisfont

How to add value to your garden

When it comes to the value of a property, it's garden can have a big impact. It can often be the deciding factor for potential buyers, so it's worth spending time perfecting your garden, not only to increase the overall value but to create a unique...More >
Tags: garden, greenhouse, water fountains, summerhouse, improving your garden
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Cherry House

Horticultural Innovation

When a group of garden designers get together talk invariable turns to Show Gardens. This happened recently when discussing the new RHS Show at Chatsworth (to be inaugurated in 2017). The aspiration I believe is for contemporary design and this...More >
Tags: matthew Haddon, greenhouse, victorian
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Autumn leaves at Uppark

Volunteering at Uppark

Earlier in the week, a few team members offered up their Monday morning to help Head Gardener Andy Lewis at Uppark with a few autumn activities. Upon arriving at Uppark, with whom we have a long standing relationship, we were greeted with the...More >
Tags: uppark, national trust, volunteering
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