Sun Shines on Gardening Scotland 2016

On a sunny, warm first weekend in June we visited Gardening Scotland 2016. Held at the Royal Highland Centre in Edinburgh, this show is often a go to place for gardeners in the north of England because we know the plants will thrive in our similar climate. This year we took the train, only an … [Read more...]

New killer Aquilegia disease sweeps the UK

Gardeners are being asked to be vigilant to help stop the spread and identify areas affected by Aquilegia downy mildew. Carrie Thomas, who held the only two National Plant Collections of Aquilegias warns that downy mildew threatens to kill all the Aquilegias (Columbines) otherwise known as … [Read more...]

Join Brampton Community Garden

Brampton Community Garden in Cumbria are looking for more volunteers. If you have been toying with the idea growing your own fruit and vegetables but have been put off by the amount of work involved or you simply don't have the space, then a Community Garden could be just the thing. It is what … [Read more...]

Spring 2015 RHS events programme

This spring the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) has a host of events, talks and activities on at its four gardens RHS Garden Wisley in Surrey, RHS Garden Hyde Hall in Essex, RHS Garden Harlow Carr in Harrogate and RHS Garden Rosemoor in Devon. There will be exhibitions, food fests, shows, … [Read more...]

HRH The Prince of Wales continues support for NEHS

The North of England Horticultural Society (NEHS) is delighted to announce that HRH The Prince of Wales is to continue as Patron of the charity for a further five years. His Royal Highness is renowned for his keen interest in horticulture and, over the last 30 years, has transformed the gardens … [Read more...]