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So it is done….

The viewing platform at the bottom of the Glade was finished today and was a beautiful, contemplative spot to experience the end of a glorious sunny day. And what were those thoughts? That volunteers, with a wealth of practical skills and teamwork, can to ...

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The essence of tranquillity

The day started cold but we were then warmed by the sun. Volunteers started an overhaul of the Italian Garden – as we have found Junipers difficult to establish in our current climate, many have been removed, but will be replaced …. ; and othe ...

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New volunteers are always welcome!

This week Claire introduced new volunteers, Annie and Lynne, to the Mulberry tree, as part of their first tour of the Gardens and then they got down to work in the Italian Garden, digging up unwanted plants to make way for new ones. Autumn/winter maintena ...

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We hope you like it!

Our redesigned website brings you a wealth of up to date photos of the Gardens, and we will now be able to change them readily as we continue to restore the Gardens. The web redesign was carried out for us by a local young entrepreneur and with part fundi ...

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Measuring Up

The old viewing platform has a view but not much else! The off-season will see it rebuilt, so once again visitors can dawdle there, watch the coots build their nests, admire the water lilies, and if they are lucky, perhaps see someone from Dunmow Fishing ...