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#wegrowtogether: a guide to companion planting

There’s a lot of wisdom out there amongst professional and amateur gardeners. Much folklore and science knowledge handed down from generation to generation.  In the post second world war  ‘nuke everything with a chemical’ era, a lot of native knowledge about what grew well with what, was lost and indeed… Read more

Love Drawing… make a date for our monthly sessions

We are delighted to welcome back the ‘flower fairies’ from Birmingham Society of Botanical Artists. Last year the talented artists from the Society sat in the Garden, the greenhouse, the visitor centre whichever was the most comfortable, and drew together, once a month. They are back again this year starting… Read more

Wedding Fair – Elite Tents

Another special opening in the early season. More and more people like the freedom of an outdoor wedding reception, so we are thrilled to host Elite Tents very own Wedding Fair for a weekend. Couples are relishing more and more the opportunity to create their own style, have control of… Read more

Sunday Saunters…special weekend openings for winter wanderings

Sometimes all you want on Sunday afternoon at this time of year is a bit of fresh air and a stretching of the legs. No kitting up for a long walk in the hills, just a stroll around a green and peaceful place… This winter we are having a series… Read more

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Volunteering opportunities

We are an all year round Garden and visitor attraction so, although winter is not usually a time for  picnics, we’re still really busy with open days, planting, catering and looking after group visits, preparing the summer events programme, mending fences, updating our website, welcoming school groups and clearing out… Read more

Lanterns this Sunday … cancelled

*Heads UP* Really sorry , but due to the predicted bad weather over the next few days, we have reluctantly CANCELLED the lantern event this coming Sunday 10th DECEMBER. We are all so sorry to disappoint people, we, Castle Bromwich singers, Glorishears of Brummagem and all the volunteers here are… Read more