Tales from the Walled Garden

Pretty peonies all in a row At Houghton Lodge Gardens, we are very proud of our Peony Walk. From the beginning of June the glamorous, blousy blooms line the paths under the rose arbors with shades of pinks – from deep crimson to powder pink and delightful sweet smelling fragrances.Peonies (Paeonia) are low maintenance and pretty simple to grow. They prefer

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National Insect Week

It is almost the end of National Insect Week (20th – 26th June) which celebrates entomology and the role that insects play in conservation and natural history. As a Hampshire garden attraction on the banks of the River Test, Houghton Lodge Gardens is a hive for the little creatures that are vital to everyday life.

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Tales from the Walled Garden

Doing the Chelsea Chop Now that the evenings are lighter for longer, there’s even more time to be pottering about in the garden to try and get the most from your borders and displays. As gardeners, we are always looking at methods to increase and enhance the floral delights across the gardens. There is a

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