A Hardy Geranium For Every Tricky Spot

University of the Third Age (U3A)

Hardy Geraniums

Upham Garden Club

Have A Go At Art! Workshop

Rudge Farm, Dorset

The Terrors of Opening For The NGS!

University of the Third Age (U3A)

Garden open to public 

National Garden Scheme 

17th & 18th May 2014


Garden open to public by appointment

National Garden Scheme 

20th May 2015

Garden opens for St Vincent de Paul Society

24th May 2015

Guest Talks

Toby Buckland – February 2013


Toby spoke to a packed audience in The Performance Hall at Winchester in Hampshire and it was a resounding success. 


'Toby kept us laughing and he knew so much!' – Roz


'He was excellent, I actually ran out of note paper, but that was fine... if you know what I mean!' – Jasmine

'Thanks to Pauline, Simon and all the team for a fabulous night. The audience were friendly, keen and great fun and the event was really well put together.' – Toby Buckland

Christine Walkden – March 2014


Christine spoke in The Performance Hall at The Discovery Centre at Winchester about her eventful and challenging 45 years as a gardener. The audience was rapt from start to finish. 

'Top night organised by @gardensweekly really enjoyed it. @Christinewalkd your talk was entertaining, emotional & inspirational, Thank you.' – @ben24marsh

'Just had an entertaining, enlightening & thought provoking evening with @Christinewalkd #horticulture #ambassador...@gardensweekly'

– @hardyplants

Sponsors and supporters included Crabtree & Evelyn, Swell Gel, Carbon Gold, Twool, Brother, Thomson & Morgan, Abbey Garden Centre, Hillier's Winchester, and Suttons Seeds. The charities supported were Furzey Gardens, Shore Leave Haslar and the Hampshire National Garden Scheme.