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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National Trust - Uppark

Uppark has a stormy start to spring

Although it's been a stormy start to spring, the team at Uppark are working harder than ever to maintain the remarkable landscape surrounding the grand 17th century home. We caught up with Senior Gardener, Andy Lewis, to find out how they've...More >
Tags: national trust, greenhouses, uppark, spring
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The Pig Hotel

Winter at The Pig

I recently visited The Pig in the New Forest on a beautifully clear, crisp winter's day, to catch up with Head Gardener Jack Lindfield and see what's growing in the Alitex greenhouse and kitchen garden. It was my first visit to The Pig franchise (...More >
Tags: kitchen garden, the pig, greenhouse, New Forest, the pig hotel, growing your own
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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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