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Five Seasons: The Gardens of Piet Oudolf (U) Film at Broadway Cinema Nottingham

posted 10 Aug 2019, 10:08 by Erica Thomson

A few of our members have already been to see this film and it comes highly recommended.  
FIVE SEASONS... immerses viewers in Oudolf's work and takes us inside his creative process, from his beautifully abstract sketches, to theories on beauty, to the ecological implications of his ideas. See https://www.fiveseasonsmovie.com/ 
TICKETS: £6 / £4 CONCESSIONS 10th-15th August - for times see the website - 
https://www.broadway.org.uk/whats-on/five-seasons-gardens-piet-oudolf
Broadway Cinema 14-18 Broad Street, Nottingham, NG1 3AL

Plant Fair at Southwell Minster this Sunday 11th August

posted 6 Aug 2019, 12:28 by Erica Thomson

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Hydrangea Derby open day Sunday 4th August

posted 1 Aug 2019, 09:09 by Erica Thomson

Hydrangea Derby's open day this year is on Sunday, 4 August 2019.  Meet them at the café in Darley Park for free guided tours at 11am or 2pm.  Or just come and tour the gardens on your own.  Their volunteers will be there to welcome you to the collection.
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Some of our members have been on previous years and say that the guided tour is really excellent as are the bacon cobs!

All Day Plant Sale on Sunday 28th July

posted 25 Jul 2019, 14:05 by Erica Thomson

Come to our second All Day Plant Sale of the season on Sunday 28th July 10am-4pm. The garden is looking very colourful and there are lots of plants for sale from £1.50-£5

Next to our garden, there is an Artisan Market in the Courtyard 

Find us in our walled Botanic Garden located behind the stable block at Wollaton Hall and Deer Park, Wollaton, Nottingham NG8 2AE. We are open every Sunday until October. Park in the top Car Park and it is a 2 minute walk. Car Parking charges apply.

FLOWER POD is OPEN on 12/07/19

posted 18 Jun 2019, 10:58 by Erica Thomson   [ updated 28 Jun 2019, 06:55 by Erika Lax ]

Come and visit our beautiful 1.5 acre garden. 
  • HAVE A GO AT FLOWER POD ACTIVITIES
  • MEET OUR VOLUNTEERS, STAFF AND CLIENTS 
  • FIND OUT MORE ABOUT BECOMING A CLIENT OR VOLUNTEER 
  • PULP FRICTION SMOOTHIE BAR 
  • REFRESHMENTS 
  • GARDEN TOURS 
FRIDAY, 12th JULY 10-4 
Flower Pod, Brackenhurst Lane, Southwell, Nottinghamshire NG25 OQL (situated on NTU campus). 

TELEPHONE: 01636 918271 
FLOWER POD IS PART OF REACH LEARNING DISABILITY, REGISTERED CHARITY NUMBER 1076318 

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Sherwood Open Gardens Saturday June 8, 1pm to 6pm

posted 3 Jun 2019, 02:40 by Barbara Riley   [ updated 3 Jun 2019, 02:40 ]

A celebration of gardens in the Sherwood area of Nottingham.  Teas, plants for sales and displays of art as well as gardens to enjoy so take some cash.  Your £3 fee gives entry to over 20 gardens.  This is a charity event in support of Framework and Stonebridge City Farm.  For more details see their website, https://sherwoodopengardens.weebly.com.  Saturday June 8, 1pm to 6pm.

Plant Fair at Felley Priory 2 June

posted 28 May 2019, 00:30 by Barbara Riley   [ updated 28 May 2019, 00:31 ]

Plant Heritage are hosting their last plant fair at Felley Priory on Sunday 2 June, 11am to 4pm.  Entrance is £5 which includes the lovely gardens.  Accompanied children will be admitted without charge.  Sorry, no dogs.  Do, however, keep the first Sundays in June and October in your diary as the family at the Priory will continue to hold plant fairs on these dates.  Felley Priory Gardens are situated half a mile west of Junction 27 of the M1 at Underwood.  Take the A608 to Heanor and the entrance is on the left.  A chance to buy from some fine local nurserymen and women.

THE OLD VICARAGE Halam Hill - open for NGS - BH Monday

posted 21 May 2019, 01:50 by Erica Thomson

THE OLD VICARAGE  Halam  Hill, Halam NG22 8AX  1 Mile  West of  Southwell is open for the National Garden Scheme 

Please park diagonally into beech hedge on verge with speed interactive sign or in village. A busy road so no parking on roadside. 

OPEN with Halam Gardens and Wildflower Meadow on Monday 27th May. ( 1 - 5 pm ) Adm £5.50 chd free. Home Made Teas 
HPS Nottingham Group member Mary Thomas of Piecemeal Plants will be there with her plant stall.

22 years ago this was a pony paddock, a total transformation has taken place since due to the sheer hard work and dedication of the owners,  resulting in an admired landscape garden.  For the last 17 years Beverley has opened for the NGS,  Her love of unusual plants and trees and an artful eye for design/texture and colour make it an interesting garden to visit. Gravel drive - undulating levels on a hillside. 

Plant Heritage Plant Fair at Aubourn Hall

posted 21 Apr 2019, 00:22 by Barbara Riley   [ updated 21 Apr 2019, 00:25 ]

Plant Heritage are hosting their late spring plant fair at Aubourn Hall on Sunday 28 April from 10.30am to 3.30pm.  Entrance is £5.50 which includes the gardens - no charge for children.  Dogs are welcome.  Aubourn Hall, Aubourn, Lincolnshire LN5 9DZ.


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Our Sunday Plant Sales begin this Sunday 21st April 2-4pm

posted 19 Apr 2019, 14:55 by Erica Thomson   [ updated 20 Apr 2019, 00:15 ]

We've been busy dividing lots of plants for our first Plant Sale of the season on Easter Sunday 2-4pm. Peonies, Clematis and Epimedium are amongst the super selection of plants for sale. All inside our walled Botanic Garden located behind the stable block at Wollaton Hall and Deer Park, Wollaton, Nottingham NG8 2AE. A week later on Sunday 28th we have our first All Day Spring Sale of 2019 from 10am-4pm, then every Sunday until October.

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