Category Archives: Gardening

Minimising health risks in the garden/RHS Gardening & outdoor places (especially kids!)

Worth a read at this time of year. . Minimising Garden Health Risks: . . NB: Ensure tetanus jabs are up to date. Otherwise, see your local GP for a tetanus vaccination if you have cut yourself on … Continue reading

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Garden Centres nottinghamshire – Google Search

Useful Links Lovely Garden Centres (Google search results for Notts on the link) plus super Coffee Shops and of course there’s both of the Wollaton Park Coffee Bar’s one at the Playground one in the Courtyard too!! See the … Continue reading

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Phew Tidied & Cycles!!

All tidied up & are these cycles always going to be available on the Park as that seems a good idea! If someone should have taken them back, a contact form has been filled in – if they are staff … Continue reading

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Great Brtish Gardens – remember sunshiny summers?

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The Secret Garden and the Hardy Plant Society

The Hardy Plant Society have agreed a link to their website – these super people look after the Secret Garden in Wollaton Park (do you know where it is? Have you peeked over the wall?) Their website link is below:- … Continue reading

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The RHS School Gardening Link

Check this lovely site and info – tell the local schools so they can take part And thanks to the Gardeners in the Park – it must be pretty cold looking after the gardens through the winter!!

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Safely, behind the glass

The lovely camellia flowers growing. Behind the glass isnt so simple to photo… The glasshouse closes early, to avoid the cold late afternoon, it’s only open in the middle of the day.

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Saving Pollination This link should take you to this  website; where the importance of having flowers that can support pollinating insects is highlighted, there’s a Sarah Raven programme on the telly at the moment that explains how the more cultivated (and … Continue reading

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Pics for Valentines

Happy Day to all, borrow the pic if u like… wiki link…the first Valentines. Fools probably meant fun.

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This looks a lovely place

A garden not far from here for later this month when they are open again for their snowdrop display (i knew it was possbile to find some snowdrops, plus theres Hodstock Priory on the Notts-Yorks border), whats cool about Easton … Continue reading

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