Blog

Gardens / 24.10.2019

Another very busy year in the garden started with an excellent show of snowdrops in February and some of the best winter aconites any of us can remember.  February and March were so sunny and mild we had encouraging numbers through the gardens and our...

Gardens / 05.01.2019

It's an early start for the snowdrops and aconites this year. We already have a good number flowering in the gardens at Chippenham. The recent colder weather may well slow them down a little. Our first open day is not until 9th February. The hellebores, mostly...

Gardens / 24.09.2018

  We've been busy tidying up the gardens after the wet stormy weather in preparation for our final open gardens day of the year - Sunday 7th October is the date for your diaries when the gardens and the tearooms will  be open for business from...

Gardens / 10.01.2018

A little earlier than we would have anticipated this year, the lovely white snowdrops (Galanthis nivalis) are coming up thick and fast in vast numbers.  The appearance of the winter aconites (Eranthis hyemalis) also seems hard to predict.  Some years they are come and gone...

Gardens / 06.09.2017

The definition of the word Cosmos is something along the lines of ‘a harmonious universe’, a kind of orderly system that the Greeks believed in. When you gaze at the perfect white flower of the annual Cosmos bipinnatus ‘Purity’ it certainly seems to encapsulate just...

Newsletter

Subscribe to our email newsletter.