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Gardens of The Hedge

During September 2016 several Castlemaine and district gardens will be open to the public.  Several Garden Club members have their gardens open as part of this event.  9 more words

Castlemaine And District Garden Club

Upcoming work days, Open Gardens and party

As we roll through a pretty typical foggy August towards the sun and warmth of September, there are plenty of opportunities to come out to the garden and meet your fellow plot holders. 269 more words


So Far, So Good!

Day two of our garden opening is always a more relaxed affair and I am thoroughly looking forward to it. On day one the rain absented itself, but the wind did not. 330 more words


Opening Day

Do come at visit us at The Watch House today, 12-4, and the same again tomorrow. If you aren’t able, please enjoy this three minute video. 11 more words


Waiting and Anticipating

When preparing for our garden opening, I find I end up doing anything but gardening. Over the last two days I have been painting the front gate, unearthing chairs from the cellar, jet-washing the terrace, scrubbing garden furniture, making beds, stapling leaflets and dashing to the shops for this and that instead of tending to my plants. 320 more words


Scampston Walled Garden

2016 marks the 300th anniversary of landscape artist Lancelot “Capability” Brown, whose designs changed the face of of 18th century England. Born in Northumberland in 1716, he learnt the skills of horticulture and husbandry from the age of 16, as an apprentice on the Wallington estate.   296 more words


Jo's Monday walk : Burton Agnes

I promised you a gentle stroll this week, far from the bustle of the city.  Burton Agnes, in East Yorkshire, will deliver in spades.  I can find you a bench or two to loiter on, and maybe a game of chess or snakes and ladders.   762 more words