Well the open weekend is nearly here, we have trimmed, chopped, mown, weeded, planted, weeded some more and the farmer is moving the cows so we can park on the field (fingers crossed). It is forecast to be sunny – hurrah! – so if you are nearby come and take a look. 25/26 May 10.30-4.30 entrance ... Read More about Hornby Castle Garden Open weekend
With the joy of a bit of rain, but quite a lot of sun, the garden is doing its best to catch up, lots of flowers are out on the early rhododendrons and the azalea by the pond is looking fabulous. I am personally enjoying the blossom on some of the trees that we planted last year even if the ... Read More about Not long now – Hornby Castle Open Weekend
The sun is shining here again today, but it is still cold. The deer are having a really good go at the garden and they have left very few things alone. More excitingly there is some new planting taking place, where we have cleared the bamboo at the bottom of the drive and in the rockery. It is ... Read More about The sun doth shine!
Huge thanks to everyone who came to our Snowdrop weekend, we had a staggering amount of people through the gate, I am only sorry that I was ill and confined to my bed for most of the weekend. Ken & Sue's talks went down well as usual and Wyn did a brisk trade in her delightful ceramics. ... Read More about Snowdrops over – roll on May (with a few daffs in between)
Come to our Snowdrop Weekend! 16/17th February 2013 Open 11am - 4pm Entrance fee £3 Informal historical talks on Hornby Castle will take place at 12 noon in the drawing room. Ken Green will be holding garden talks in the walled garden at 2pm. Soul of the Earth Selling exhibition of ... Read More about Snowdrop Weekend in February