Herbs for medicinal

medicinal

Herbs for medicinal National Gardening Week takes place from 11th – 17th April with the theme being ‘Get Fit in the Garden’.  At Houghton Lodge Gardens, we are celebrating NGW with a series of blogs about the healthy benefits of gardening and the use of use of herbs, many of which can be found in

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How to look after your herbs

How to look after your herbs

How to look after your herbs National Gardening Week takes place from 11th – 17th April with the theme being ‘Get Fit in the Garden’.  At Houghton Lodge Gardens, we are celebrating NGW with a series of blogs about the healthy benefits of gardening and the use of use of herbs, many of which can

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The History of Herbs

Herbs

The History of Herbs National Gardening Week takes place from 11th – 17th April with the theme being ‘Get Fit in the Garden’.  At Houghton Lodge Gardens, we are celebrating NGW with a series of blogs about the healthy benefits of gardening and the use of use of herbs, many of which can be found

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Houghton Lodge historic house tours

houghton lodge house 1

Houghton Lodge historic house tours. It is a family home that has been described by visitors as ‘a little piece of heaven’ with gardens providing colour and delight throughout the seasons.  But what lies behind the doors of the  ‘Rural Retreat’ is something that only a few visitors get to find out. Houghton Lodge &

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Hello Herbert!

HerbertAlpaca

We would like everyone to meet Herbert. He is our new ‘foster’ alpaca from a family friend, Netta Wills who has had a small herd of alpacas for many years. Sadly, over Easter one of the Alpacas died leaving Herbert alone. Alpacas are herd animals and hate being on their own. So Netta contacted us

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A tulip frenzy this spring

tulips

Tulips have been part of our garden heritage for centuries and never cease to fascinate with their dramatic blousey unfurling of petals or the simplicity of elegance. Planted in regimental rows and romantic drifts visitors will find a palette of colour and textures -the palest of pinks, bright crisps whites and effervescent greens coat wispy petals of fringed

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Art Exhibition Summer 2016

We have thoroughly enjoyed holding our second art exhibition at Houghton Lodge of local professional artists. We do hope you will return in 2017 to see the next series of exhibitions and the beautiful selection of paintings, prints and cards that are available to purchase.

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