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RHS Gold for Ebrington at Hampton Court Flower Show - again

Ebrington & District Gardening Club has been awarded a RHS Gold Medal for their entry "The Good Life" in the Inspiring Spaces class of the Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2010.

Young Adventurers encouraged to explore Westonbirt this Summer

Children can discover a hidden world of adventure within the trees of Westonbirt, The National Arboretum this summer with exciting natural play trails and free admission for kids from 23 July to 30 August.
Free admission, hidden play areas and wildlife trails for children.

Westonbirt joins with BBC Springwatch Breathing Places Campaign

Wild Days Out activities at the National Arboretum from Tuesday 1st to Thursday 3rd June.
Westonbirt, the National Arboretum, managed by the Forestry Commission, is joining with the BBC Springwatch Breathing Places campaign for three-days of fun family activity.

Connect with Trees for mind and body at Westonbirt - The National Arboretum

Westonbirt, the National Arboretum, which is managed by the Forestry
Commission, is encouraging people to connect with woodlands and natural
surroundings to help reduce stress and increase wellbeing.

Research conducted and collected by the Forestry Commission has shown
that exposure to natural spaces can have positive benefits to physical
and mental health.

Woodland walk at Snowshill Manor and Garden

Saturday 22nd May 2010, 2-4pm Snowshill Manor and Garden, Snowshill, near Broadway, Gloucestershire WR12 7JU
 
On Saturday 22 May, there’s a chance to find out more about the dramatic Cotswold landscape surrounding one of the area’s most fascinating historic houses.
 

Westonbirt tricks rare rhododendrons into reproducing

Westonbirt, the National Arboretum, is using a method to grow new plants from some of the collection's oldest and rarest rhododendrons.

The technique, known as air layering, tricks the plants into growing new roots from their branches. The roots produced are often stronger than those grown from cuttings because they have the live plant for support.

Westonbirt blooms for Bank Holidays

Signature flowers fill the National Arboretum with colour

Westonbirt - the National Arboretum is blooming. The Forestry Commission
managed botanical tree garden is famous for its autumn colour, but
spring is one of its best-kept and most glorious secrets

Snowshill Manor and Garden Volunteer Open Day

Snowshill Manor Saturday 30th January 2010 11.00 to 15.00
 
If you are looking to broaden your horizons, have fun and meet new people in 2010, volunteering at Snowshill Manor and Garden could be the answer.  And on Saturday 30th January, there’s a chance to meet staff and volunteers to find out more.
 

Armscote Manor Lecture Series in aid of Shipston Home Nursing

Armscote Manor, near Shipston on Stour, Warwickshire is holding another Lecture Series in the week commencing Tuesday 13th October 2009 and all funds raised are going to Shipston Home Nursing.
Shipston Home Nursing, provide the best quality of life, nursing and care for those experiencing any terminal illness.

Ebrington wins gold at Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2009

Ebrington and District Gardening Club has won a Gold Medal and "Best Inspiring Space" for it's entry Strawberries and Cream in the Inspiring Spaces Feature at Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2009.

What a result for a small North Cotswolds village gardening club!!

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