Herts HPS Member’s Open Garden, June 2014

Member Jacqueline Turner generously opened her garden in to HHPS members on the 1st June.  Nestled in Sheepcote Lane in Wheathampstead, the front garden of Marford Cottage was planted with a combination of interesting evergreens and perennials, including some magnificent euphorbias and vivid herbaceous geraniums.  The rear garden had a cottage-garden atmosphere, with swathes ofContinue reading “Herts HPS Member’s Open Garden, June 2014”

2014 Coach Trip Photos from Helen Cullens

This years coach trip to Northamptonshire took in three venues, 67-69 High St, Finedon a constantly evolving half acre garden behind a 17th Century cottage with mixed borders full of interesting plants and a small productive kitchen garden, Kelmarsh Hall, a Palladian house set in its 54 acre landscape with obligatory lake and vistas. and Cottesbrooke Hall, an award winning garden byContinue reading “2014 Coach Trip Photos from Helen Cullens”

Hitchin Lavender

Marion and I just spent a perfect summer evening at http://www.hitchinlavender.com, walking amongst the many varieties of lavender, with swallows and swifts swooping around us, and a hare lolloping in a nearby field. They are open daily, but also for the NGS in the evenings over the next few weeks, details here: http://www.ngs.org.uk/gardens/find-a-garden/garden.aspx?id=25537 . We recommend a visit.