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Great Dixter Nursery Apprenticeship

The Great Dixter Nursery Apprenticeship is now open to applicants. Christopher Lloyd established the garden at Great Dixter as a place where young and old gardeners would meet and share their excitement for plants. His writing in both books and the press stimulated gardeners from all around the world. Catherine Haydock, the education officer at Great Dixter writes about what’s involved.

Posted 17:16 Thursday, Nov 17, 2016 In: Home Ground Tags: Catherine Haydock Fergus Garrett Great Dixter Plumpton College

Gardening talk boosts fund-raising for greenhouse restoration project

The project to restore the 1930s greenhouse in Alexandra Park took another step forward when a talk by gardening expert Fergus Garrett raised about £1,000. The presentation by Fergus, head gardener at Great Dixter, Northiam, attracted more than 100 people and also featured an auction and a raffle. Lynda Foy reports on behalf of the greenhouse group.

Posted 07:02 Friday, Apr 29, 2016 In: Home Ground Tags: Alexandra Park Greenhouse Group Christopher Lloyd Fergus Garrett Great Dixter Great Dixter Charitable Trust Martin Phillips

Fergus Garrett helps greenhouse project to grow

If you are interested in learning the secrets of cultivating a successful cottage garden, take the chance to bid for a study day with gardening expert Fergus Garrett when he gives a talk on behalf of the Alexandra Park Greenhouse Group next month. Lynda Foy reports.

Posted 15:08 Monday, Mar 14, 2016 In: Grassroots Tags: Alexandra Park Greenhouse Christopher Lloyd Fergus Garrett Great Dixter Horntye Sports Complex Landscape Group Linda Pearson Lynda Foy

Great Dixter in Black and White

First Sight Gallery in the High Street generally exhibits exciting, original paintings, sculptures and photographs by various artists. However, next month the gallery is showing one person’s work, Anny Evason’s, of one particular garden, Great Dixter, HOT reporter, Lauris Morgan-Griffiths, takes a look.

Best garden centres and nurseries near Hastings

Hastings Online Times is pleased to welcome another occasional blog – Stephanie Gaunt, aka Battleaxe, visits many garden centres and nurseries at this time of year – we have some very nice local places – these are some of her favourites.

Posted 12:41 Tuesday, Jun 18, 2013 In: Shops & Things Tags: Athelas Balckbrooks Garden Centre Battleaxe garden centres Garden Gems Great Dixter Harborough Nurseries Hastings Garden Centre Merriments Rother View Nursery Wakehams Farm Shop
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