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Visit to Pear Tree Cottage, Durham

On Tuesday 10th August 2021 we are invited to visit a special garden in Durham – Pear Tree Cottage, by kind invitation of Tont and Barbara Ewin.  The garden is not normally open to the public. Please meet at 6.30 pm. Refreshments will be available after our tour...

Donation to Air Ambulance

Thankyou from Jane and John Brown and their neighbours, for our donation to the Air Ambulance, of £230.  We had a brilliant evening visiting four very different gardens, each so interesting in their own right – and each having amazing views across open fields. ...

Sweet Pea Show

Harlow Carr, 10-11 July, 10 am to 4 pm. Hundreds of sweet peas from top UK growers.  Learn about different cultivars, and hear expert advice on how to grow at home. Blooms and seeds available to buy, with RHS advisors to answer your queries.

Sweet Peas

Pick sweet peas regularly and remove seedpods to keep them flowering right through to the Autumn.  Give plants a weekly high potash feed (eg Tomato feed) and aim to keep the soil damp.  Later in the season, select those plants where you want to retain some pods...


As part of Fleuroselect’s Year of the Calendula, a demonstration display of 76 cultivars will be at Harlow Carr, Harrogate – in the Kitchen Garden and Lakeside.