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Lanterns this Sunday … cancelled

*Heads UP* Really sorry , but due to the predicted bad weather over the next few days, we have reluctantly CANCELLED the lantern event this coming Sunday 10th DECEMBER. We are all so sorry to disappoint people, we, Castle Bromwich singers, Glorishears of Brummagem and all the volunteers here are… Read more

The magic is starting

Sunday is the first of our four enchanting afternoons in the Gardens Over the last two days the willow and lighting gnomes … aka artist Sophie Handy and her hardy crew, have been busy making our wionderful garden into an evening delight. Come along in the afternoon tomorrow, make some… Read more

The Strawberry Tree

  The Strawberry Tree (Arbutus unedo) is a easy tree or shrub to identify, having both flowers and fruit present at the same time. The strawberry (or I think more like lychee) like fruit take up to a year to ripen, so as last year’s fruits turn red, the flowers… Read more

Volunteering at our Lantern Events 2017

We are looking for willing volunteers to be Stewards and servers of hot chocolate and marshmallows to visitors at our upcoming Lantern Festival! Here are some descriptions of the roles available (including other roles.) The Gardens are largely staffed by volunteers and we’re looking forward to putting on this great… Read more

EU lawmakers demand five-year phase out of weedkiller glyphosate |

Source: EU lawmakers demand five-year phase out of weedkiller glyphosate | Read more

Work with us…Lead Gardener wanted

A rare opportunity has arisen.  Can you help manage and grow this magnificent historic Garden? We are looking for a full time, experienced and qualified Lead Gardener to manage the Gardens alongside our volunteers and to play an active role in making the visitor experience of our 10 acre site… Read more