Category Archives: Gardens

Arley Hall Garden festival – 23rd – 24th June

Three leading figures in Cheshire horticulture will share their gardening knowledge and anecdotes at the Arley Garden Festival. Lord Ashbrook, whose family have nurtured Arley’s gardens for 250 years, Arley’s Head Gardener Gordon Baillie and former BBC Gardener of the Year Sue Beesley will give talks in the Question Time marquee. Other highlights include the…
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Give a little time to save nature this summer

It’s National Volunteering Week (1-7 June) and the team at RSPB Burton Mere Wetlands, near Neston are appealing for help. The visitor facilities at Burton Mere Wetlands have been open for almost seven years and the small staff team is seeking additional volunteers to help with the attraction’s growing number of visitors. The site is…
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Ness Gardens hoping to discover over 1,000 species at BioBlitz event

Ness Botanic Gardens is inviting budding wildlife explorers to join its latest BioBlitz event on Saturday 9th June. The Big Wildlife Count is open to all ages and is aiming to find and record more than 1000 different species of birds, animals and insects across the day – beating the 929 recorded at their last…
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Chester Racecourse gets Green Fingered Over National Gardening Week

As the start of the flagship season opener, the Boodles May Festival becomes ever closer, visions of the first phase of Chester Race Company’s 2018 Masterplan become clearer. The work on the main entrance is now close completion and in time for 2018’s season start in just one weeks’ time on Wednesday 9 may 2018.…
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