Going Potty About Gardening? Gardeners’ Question Time

Not sure what soil is best for a plant? How and when do you prune a tree?  Find out the answers to these and lots of others at Henley own’s […]

Gardening Blog – Autumn Thoughts

October already – the month when the autumn tidy up can really begin. Crisp mornings and sunny afternoons have given us perfect conditions to get on with it. As most […]

Gardening Blog – Time of plenty – but not plenty of time

It’s been a tricky month and my poor old allotment has suffered.  There’s been plenty of produce but little time to pick it. Thanks to friends for sharing (and appearing […]

Open Garden in aid of Chiltern Centre for Disabled Children

On 18th September the gardens at stunning Bottom House in Bix will be open to the public from 2pm – 4pm in aid of the Chiltern Centre for Disabled children. […]

Gardening Blog – Happy Harvesting

Most of us agree that it’s been a strange growing season so far. It’s either been too cold or too wet. In the last week or so we’ve been complaining […]

Gardening Blog – That’s Enough Rain for Now

Did I really write ‘this week’s rain was such a treat’ in early June? I guess it was a treat at the time, but a day or so of sun […]

Gardening Blog – A Busy Month on the Allotment

My ancient gardening handbook describes June as ‘a busy month on the allotment’. We’re only in the first week, but already I agree. Everything is growing rapidly – and that […]

Oxfordshire Takes the Lead as New Pilot Study Brings Silence to UK Gardens

This summer, a group of UK gardens will encourage us to switch off our phones and stop talking. Starting on Sunday, 5 June, NT Greys Court and Waterperry Gardens will […]

Gardening Blog – Spare Leek Seedlings Welcome

‘Go away for two weeks in the growing season and you risk losing an entire veg crop’. With the words of a very experienced gardener and teacher ringing in my […]

Chelsea Fringe in Henley – A Blooming Marvellous Programme of Floral Events

The Chelsea Fringe in Henley has got a great programme of events planned for this year starting with the wonderful Floral Flotilla on Saturday 21 May starting from Mill Meadows […]