Category Archives: Gardens

Gardens in full bloom

GARDENS that were first planted around 200 years ago have now been restored to their former glory. From the glasshouse in the Upper Garden, to the borders running alongside the River Bollin, Quarry Bank’s gardens have not looked better since the Greg family were in residence. “It’s been like putting together a puzzle piece by…
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Summer sun welcomes Combermere Abbey Garden Open Afternoon

The multi award-winning Combermere Abbey, a historic estate that lies on the Cheshire-Shropshire border, enjoyed a glorious Garden Open Afternoon on Wednesday 21st June. The summer sun shone down on the stunning grounds in the second of five Garden Open Afternoons that run to the end of September. The event gave budding horticulturalists the opportunity…
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Time to celebrate your local meadows!

National Meadows Day, dedicated to celebrating and protecting our vanishing wildflower meadows and the wealth of wildlife they support, will take place on Saturday 1 July 2017. This year's National Meadows Day will be the biggest yet, with over 100 events taking place across England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales. The team at RSPB Burton…
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