There was lots of activity in the garden today as we prepare for our Open Day which is on Saturday 15th June 2019 at 1pm – 4pm. As well as the beautiful garden to view there will be craft stalls, plant sales, tombola, a raffle and the Tenovus Choir to keep you entertained. We will … Continue reading Open Day Saturday 15th June 2019
Have you ever wondered what EVWG looks like from above? Well thanks to the camera and drone flying skills of EVWG supporter Steven Latham, you can now see. Click on the picture to see a full screen version (opens in new window). What a great picture; taken during the Easter holiday weekend in 2019, when … Continue reading EVWG From The Air
Sunday 19th May 2019, 10:30 – 15:30: we are excited that for the very first time we will be opening to the public under the National Garden Scheme on Sunday 19th May between 10:30 – 15:30. Admission (Proceeds to the National Garden Scheme Charities): Adult: £3.50 Child: Free Light refreshments will be on sale as … Continue reading National Garden Scheme – Sunday 19th May 2019
Our plant sale started on Wednesday 24th April and continues until Saturday 27th April. We have a large range of range of bedding plants, annuals, perennials, herbs and vegetable plants all on sale at reasonable prices. We will be open from 10:00 – 15:00 each day with a special late night opening until 19:00 on Thursday 25th. … Continue reading Plant Sale Now On
We have a number of exciting events coming up in the next few weeks where we will be delighted to welcome new visitors and to see old friends alike. Gardening Club 18th April 2019: A few weeks back we floated the idea of a gardening club at Erlas Victorian Walled Garden. We were blown away … Continue reading Forthcoming Events
This time last year we were battling the arctic conditions of the Beast from the East. In recent weeks the weather in the garden has been wonderful, and makes us feel like spring is already here, even though the calendar still says winter. Our greenhouse is bursting at the seams with seedlings, including antirrhinums for … Continue reading Marching Into Spring
Spring is definitely here, we’ve just spotted this lovely frogspawn in our pond
It is a nostalgic week for me, as I will be ‘retiring’ on Friday as an employee of EVWG after fifteen and a half years of playing a role in the development of the Charity. My final few days has involved me looking around the gardens to see what wild-life is around – and a … Continue reading Ann’s final week at EVWG…..
Well, Spring has well and truly arrived! There is lots of planting going on at the gardens now, both in readiness for our forthcoming Plant Sale (see ‘Forthcoming Events’ Section) and for our vegetable, fruit and herb planting programme. Here you can see Kate, our new fundraiser, helping prepare the ground for beetroot, with the support … Continue reading Planting starts in earnest at EVWG in temperatures of 25 Degrees!
It was such a lovely sunny day at the walled garden yesterday (Monday 10th April), with butterflies and bumblebees flying around the gardens. Our vegetables, especially the rhubarb is growing quickly – why not pop along between 10am and 3pm to see what we have for sale? There are sightings of unusual birdlife too… A … Continue reading Peacock Butterflies herald the start of Spring at EVWG – at last?