Sarah Raven Courses – The Cutting Garden Part 1

Join Sarah Raven on the 8th November at Houghton Lodge for her classic course: The Cutting Garden. Ideal for those who have been thinking about creating an intensive cutting garden, or just growing a few flowers. Hard facts on how to succeed with growing, combined with the best cut-and-come-again plant inspiration. Learn how to prepare, plant, maintain

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Apple Day at Houghton Lodge Gardens

Houghton Lodge Gardens near Stockbridge will be hosting another celebration of their heritage apples on Sunday 30th September, with a bushel of activities the whole family will enjoy. ‘Heritage Apples’ are varieties not available across today’s supermarkets and shops. They were in abundance around 80 years ago when apple orchards were on every corner and

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Tales from the Walled Garden: May 2018

Tales from the Walled Garden: May 2018 By Stella Weir, Gardener at Houghton Lodge Gardens Is May my favourite month of the year? Probably. All the new green foliage as the trees leaf out against the backdrop of a brilliant blue sky, nothing can beat that. The rate of perennial growth is truly incredible, turn

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