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Have your Say – 6 ideas

Six ideas for changes to be made in the gardens have been put to the Board and you are invited to make your views known on each of them in an online survey. They are, in no particular order: Create new paths across the lawns for all-weather walking. Improve Improve …

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Jason Saul

Meet Jason Saul

Jason is our new assistant gardener. A former hairdresser, he only began a career in horticulture 6 years ago, but his CV is very impressive. Starting at Sussex Prairie Gardens, he moved on to a diploma course at RHS Wisley where he graduated as the top student, then followed with …

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Chris photographed on his 80th birthday by Mike Bolam

Remembering Chris Connor

A large donation has been made to help us complete the restoration of the Secret Garden. The donation commemorates Chris Connor, who lived in Chichester Terrace and who knew and loved the gardens. His partner, Michael Bedingfield, has made this generous gesture. A plaque will name the restoration in Chris’ …

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AGM

Annual General Meeting

The Covid emergency meant that the AGM we would have held normally in January/February 2021 had to be postponed. As the pandemic restrictions continued, it was decided to roll over the existing garden rate for a further year and this was announced to freeholders along with the budget for 2021/22 …

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New Board Members

New Board Members

Our Chair of ten years, Mark Harper has had to stand down through pressure of work and family commitments, and at the same time our Treasurer, Ian Clegg, has had to resign because of a serious health condition. We are grateful to them both for their contributions and we wish …

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David & Nina Morris

David Morris 1925-2021

It is with great regret that we record the death of David Morris, who made such a big contribution to the gardens. David was instrumental in the achieving the transfer of ownership of the gardens from the Rendel Estate trustees to a newly formed company, Kemp Town Enclosures Limited in …

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Restoration and rebuilding “The Secret Garden” Flint Wall

Restoration & Rebuilding of “The Secret Garden” Flint Wall

2023 will mark the Kemp Town Garden’s 200 year anniversary, in preparation for our bicentennial and as part of the celebrations, we are restoring and rebuilding “The Secret Garden” flint wall. These works will include the clearance of all earth and excessive shrubbery which surrounds the flint wall and reinstatement …

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