May: May is the month when early spring flowers like tulips and forget-me-nots finish flowering, leaving some gaps in the borders that we fill with late summer annuals like Cosmos. So we have been busy clearing the borders and planting annuals that have been grown […]
These fascinating photographs were taken from a drone piloted by Jonny Purchase, a resident of Lewes Crescent. Jonny is a filmmaker, photographer and fully qualified drone pilot. Last year he was shortlisted for the National Geographic Photographer of the year award.
Tickets are still available for the National Garden Scheme open day in the South Garden on Thursday June 6, from 12 to 5pm. Thirty-minute conducted tours start at 12 noon and continue to 3.30 pm. Tickets cost £7.50. Pre-booking is essential through ngs.org.uk. Access will
The main task this month has been keeping the borders weeded. At this time of year the weeds start growing at full pace and there is still plenty of empty space for them to grow into before the other plants fill out and crowd out
The big job in March was spreading 8 tonnes of mushroom compost on the borders to nourish the soil and suppress the weeds. The borders that didn’t get any had compost from our own compost bins (some of which were done in the autumn). Composting
KTE Bicentennial 2013 Planning Workshop: Saturday 11th May 2019. 09.30 – 13.30 EF Language School, 1-2 Sussex Square PLEASE NOTE, DUE TO CIRCUMSTANCES BEYOND OUR CONTROL, THIS EVENT HAS NOW BEEN POSTPONED TO LATER IN THE YEAR. You are invited to take part in a
Janine Nahapiet, who is co-ordinating the KTE Bicentennial project, explained her plans at the AGM earlier this month. Her talk had three themes: investing in the gardens and our legacy for the future; celebrating one amazing year; and extending our community around the estate and
The south garden will be opened to the public on a limited basis on June 6 2019 under the aegis of the National Garden Scheme. It will be a first, experimental, step towards making the gardens more accessible to the wider community. More details