A glorious array of colour still awaits you around the garden, we are delighted to support the work of the British Red Cross, a visit on Friday 14th September will help the community within Kent, garden gate money being donated to this charity.
September is a month to reignite our learning, we have an array of workshops running with talented, local artists and our own Head Gardener. Try your hand at various painting mediums, clay sculpture or for those with green fingers one of our garden workshops. Booking is essential for all workshops and places are always limited. … Finde mehr heraus
The sculpture show has filled the garden once again with wonderful objects to add a fresh look to rather parched surroundings. There are ceramics, steel, stone and glass works by seventeen different artists. This stoneware mermaid was made by Godinton’s resident potter, Jane Richardson, but other work has travelled from around the UK.
This long-established summer’s sculpture show is now a popular fixture in many diaries. For three weeks a selection of new work is shown adding an exciting element to the 13 acres of beautiful and varied gardens. Visitors can enjoy the show from Saturday 21st July for three weeks until 12th August, the gardens open daily … Finde mehr heraus
It’s time to celebrate the ‘Queen of the Border’ at Godinton. Our collection of Elatum Delphiniums in the Walled Garden are bursting into magnificent flower and we’re organizing some special events to make the most of them. Members of the local branch of the Delphinium Society will be here selling plants and giving the best … Finde mehr heraus
It’s Iris time at Godinton and we are attempting to identify our beautiful collection of bearded iris which have got themselves into a bit of a muddle. Daily sessions with lists, labels and google are making a difference but this is one of the unidentified. Let us know if it’s familiar to you! Our famous Japanese … Finde mehr heraus
On Saturday May 12th Head Gardener, Viv Hunt, will be running a new workshop on plant manipulation and training. It will be a morning of tips, advice and demonstrations on how to create topiary, improve the shape of trees and shrubs, and train plants to suit your space and still produce an abundance of fruit … Finde mehr heraus
Our local nurseries produce a wonderful range of interesting and unusual plants. Come and support them as they help to conserve the diversity of plants available to gardeners. These local, dedicated growers provide high quality, established plants and are more than happy to share their knowledge and give advice on the plants they sell. Sunday … Finde mehr heraus
Head Gardener, Viv Hunt, is preparing for a new workshop on Saturday 21st of April all about annuals. She’ll be looking at what to grow to fill borders, pots and vases with colour all through the season. Starting at 9.30 with coffee and cake and finishing with the chance to sow a few seeds to … Finde mehr heraus
The house is opening this weekend for the start of it’s 2018 Jahreszeit. Rugs have been cleaned, panelling buffed and cakes are in the oven for the tea room. On Monday we start a week of family fun with treasure trail, crafts and games. Monday – meet Ashford Young Farmers with lambs and chicks Tuesday – … Finde mehr heraus