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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April 2018

April 2018 Being patient with the weather April can be a mixed bag weather-wise; one day it can be hot and sunny, the next wet and windy and by the weekend winter can have returned.  As gardeners we are all desperate to get outside, making full use of the lighter evenings and chomping at the

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Easter Update

Happy Easter and Welcome to the 2018 season at Houghton Lodge Gardens!!!! We have done so much over the winter and hope you enjoy your time here. We have been caught out badly by the weather, and our carefully timed plans to complete our improvements and also our new tourist accommodation, was fraughted firstly by

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