Latest website updates

30 September 2022

A new post has been added to the Gardening blog describing the work done in the Storey Gardens by volunteers during September 2022. Click on the Gardening blog button to view the post.

29 September 2022

A new post has been added to the Recreating the Garden blog. It records the removal of the Swan’s Egg pear plinth and outlines the next steps towards getting the new stone sculptures installed in The Tasting Garden. Click on the Recreating the Garden blog button to view the post.

27 September 2022

A new post has been added to the Recreating the Garden blog. It shows Alan Ward completing the Czar plum sculpture. There is also a photograph of both the Swan’s Egg pear and Czar plum sculptures with their wooden stalks in place. Click on the Recreating the Garden blog button to view the post.

24 September 2022

A report of the Heritage Open Days event held during September 2022 has been added. Click here to read the report and view the photographs. Alternatively click on the entry in the Events Past and Future list on the right-hand side of the page.

20 September 2022

A new post has been added to the Recreating the Garden blog. It shows Alan Ward’s progress on the second stone fruit sculpture – Czar plum. Click on the Recreating the Garden blog button to view the post.

31 August 2022

A new post has been added to the Gardening blog describing the work done in the Storey Gardens by volunteers during August 2022. Click on the Gardening blog button to view the post.

24 August 2022

Two new posts have been added to the Gardening blog. One post shows some photographs of the recent strimming and raking of the wildflower meadow in The Tasting Garden. The other post is about some interesting moth caterpillars we have found. Click on the Gardening blog button to view the posts.

A new post has been added to the Recreating the Garden blog. It contains photographs of local sculptor, Alan Ward starting work in the second stone fruit sculpture – Czar plum. Click on the Recreating the Garden blog button to view the post.

19 August 2022

A new post has been added to the Gardening blog. It records the substantial task of moving the Plants for Sale in the Copper Beech Garden. It has taken a few months to complete. Click on the Gardening blog button to view the post.

13 August 2022

A new post has been added to the Recreating the Garden blog. It shows photographs of Alan Ward completing the Swan’s Egg pear sculpture. There is also mention of the outstanding tasks to be completed before the sculpture can be displayed in The Tasting Garden. Click on the Recreating the Garden blog button to view the post.

2 August 2022

A new post has been added to the Recreating the Garden blog. It contains more photographs of local sculptor, Alan Ward working on the Swan’s Egg pear. The shape of the pear is clearly recognisable. Click on the Recreating the Garden blog button to view the post.

30 July 2022

A new post has been added to the Gardening blog describing the work done in the Storey Gardens by volunteers during July 2022. Click on the Gardening blog button to view the post.

28 July 2022

A new post has been added to the Recreating the Garden blog. It contains recent photographs of local sculptor, Alan Ward working on the Swan’s Egg pear. Click on the Recreating the Garden blog button to view the post.

We had had gatekeeper butterflies in The Tasting Garden. There is a photograph of one of them in a new post added to the Gardening blog. Click on the Gardening blog button to view the post.

25 July 2022

A new post has been added to the Gardening blog recording the work in the Storey Gardens last Saturday (23 July 2022). It includes a tale about Fiona and a scavenging herring gull.

22 / 23 July 2022

A new post has been added to the Recreating the Garden blog. It contains more photographs of local sculptor, Alan Ward working on the Swan’s Egg pear. Click on the Recreating the Garden blog button to view the post.

Some more photos added to the slideshow on The Storey Gardens in Summer webpage.

The featured photo on the Welcome page changed. It is now a picture of the Angel’s Fishing Rod in flower. Photo by Candice Chen.

Also a new photograph has been added to the Copper Beech slideshow showing the fruits forming on the tree. Click here to view the slideshow and Chris Wright’s video.

10 July 2022

A new post has been added to the Recreating the Garden blog. It contains photographs of local sculptor, Alan Ward starting work in the first stone fruit sculpture – Swan’s Egg pear. Click on the Recreating the Garden blog button to view the post.

29 June 2022

Two new posts have been added to the Gardening blog. One is about thinning the fruit on the fruit trees and the other is the work done in the Storey Gardens by volunteers during June 2022. Click on the Gardening blog button to view the posts.

24 June 2022

A new post added to the Gardening blog showing volunteers picking some of the cherries on the large tree at the top of The Tasting Garden. The post includes a video by Chris Wright of us in action. Chick on the image below to view the post.

Cherries ripening in The Tasting Garden. Photo by Chris Wright.

More images added to The Storey Gardens in Summer webpage.

17 June 2022

Chris Wright has produced a new video of the Copper Beech tree through the seasons with an accompanying poem he wrote himself. Click on the image below to view it.

19 April 2022. The leaves starting to show. Photo by Chris Wright.

There is now a The Storey Gardens in Summer webpage with photos from various people. This can be accessed via the Seasonal Changes webpage or click here.

A few more photos of removing the mound have been added to the Gardening work during April and May 2022 post in the Gardening blog.

Two sightings of a Specked Wood butterfly has been added as a new post to the new Gardening blog.

5 June 2022

The Gardening Update page has been renamed Seasonal Changes. Click here to visit the updated webpage.

Volunteer work in the gardens has been moved to a new Gardening blog. Click on the Gardening blog button to visit this blog.

27 May 2022

The website now has a page about the project to recreate The Tasting Garden. Click on the menu item Recreating The Tasting Garden to visit this webpage.

We have also created a blog which enables you to follow the progress of the project. Click on the Recreating the Garden blog button to visit this blog