A story just published by Gardening For Health says the Royal Horticultural Society are trying to trace relatives of detainees at the WWI Ruhleben Civilian internment camp. The RHS have just uncovered this fascinating but forgotten story of how a group of men detained in the German WWI camp at Ruhleben, created their own horticultural […]
Originally planted by the festively monikered Head Gardener of Wrest Park, Seward Snow in 1856, the Sequoia Gigantea was brought into the conservatory each year by his successor George Ford for Christmas and replanted outside once the festivities were over. The picture on the left is of the tree after it got too big for […]
A special exhibition explores 800 years of debate about the creation of Stonehenge will open in December at the New Stonehenge Visitor Centre. No monument has been the subject of more speculation and controversy than Stonehenge and a great number of theories about it’s origin range from the magic of Merlin to a piece of […]
A moving historic occasion as the new bells of Notre Dame ring out
A fascinating ‘Women in The Workhouse’ exhibition opens on International Women’s Day, Friday 8th March, at the National Trust property in Southwell.