Tag Archives: Sir Harold Hillier Gardens

Harry’s Hillier Garden

From a pile of earth to a 50s garden in three days. Harry used Hillier introductions and popular plants sold by Hilliers to recreate Sir Harold Hillier’s garden. The layout and some of the planting is fairly traditional updated with some modern combinations … Continue reading

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Harry’s Castle

Like any young man worth his salt a pile of ‘sand’ needs to be climbed. But Harry Baldwin, a 22 year old trainee on placement with the Sir Harold Hillier Gardens, is not planning to build a castle and surround it … Continue reading

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A taste of spring

Two winter months have passed, and the bulb season is now in full swing, with snowdrops and crocuses brightening up dark and rainy days. February marks the start of the RHS show season, with the London Plant and Design Show … Continue reading

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People

It’s the people who make the AGM so very special: some regulars, some first timers.  This is a round up of some of the faces – not comprehensive by any means and in no particular order, but just a flavour … Continue reading

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Jayne’s Day Job

Jayne Newman is one of our regular volunteers in the office here at Loseley Park and has been doing sterling work with Joanna and Vicky on the schedule of Open Days to celebrate our 35th birthday.  However her ‘day job’ … Continue reading

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Winter flames

Wisps of red, orange or yellow scented flowers, borne in the dead of winter, as well as autumn colour make witch hazels very desirable garden plants.  The Greek words ‘hama’ (meaning ‘at the same time’) and ‘melon’, (meaning ‘fruit or apple’) come … Continue reading

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Filing fish

June was a bumper month in the RHS Garden magazine with articles on three National Collection holders; Terry Baker’s Digitalis, Evelyn Stevens’ Meconopsis and Henry and Susie Robinson’s Roses.  During 2011 Chris Lane, Sue Martin and Doug Smith have written … Continue reading

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