Author: Denise Walker

We need your garden!

Could your garden be part of Open Gardens 2024? Contact us now. Open Gardens will be back on Sunday 16th June 2024, but we can’t do it without the generous help of village gardeners. Could your garden be part of it? As any visitor to previous events will tell you, it doesn’t matter how big…
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October 15, 2023 0

Music programme update

Two changes from the previously advertised (in green)

June 11, 2022 0

Donations for plant stall

We will be selling plants on the Green on Saturday 11th, 9-11am (during programme sales) and for the duration of the event on Sunday 12th (while stocks last). So make sure you pop by for a bargain or ten! If you have been growing plants to donate to our plant stall, please bring them along…
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June 10, 2022 0

Fun for all the family

We have plenty to keep your little ones busy during this year’s Open Gardens, this Sunday, 12th June, giving you the chance to sneak a quick look at the gardens 😊 You can pick up your free Children’s Trail on the Green or at your first garden. Each garden has an object for you to…
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June 7, 2022 0

Live music timetable

As promised, here is the live music programme in full. Please see the Open Gardens programme for garden addresses. For a printable version, please see the foot of the page. You can also find the music listings on the all-new Open Gardens App! See your copy of the programme for information on how to access…
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June 5, 2022 0

Programmes on sale now!

You can buy your programme now from Topiary Tree, Station Stores, Saint Andrews Centre, Histon Post Office, and Gin House Flowers (cash only). Or from our stall on Histon Green, Saturdays 28th May, 4th and 11th June, 9 – 11 am (contactless and card payment accepted). On the day, you can buy them from the…
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May 25, 2022 0

Music galore!

We have an amazing lineup of local musicians for you to enjoy as you soak up the beauty of the gardens. You can find out where your favourite musicians are performing in your copy of the program. Performance times will be released via social media, the website and our new app a day or two…
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May 15, 2022 0

Wildlife havens to inspire and delight

As natural habitats in the wider countryside shrink and become fragmented, gardens have an increasingly important role to play in sustaining wildlife. Even in cities, they can offer a patchwork of green spaces, providing a link between parks and countryside. Many of us try to garden with wildlife in mind, whether by planting native trees,…
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May 4, 2022 0

A potted history of two historic houses

BOOK NOW to find out about the fascinating history of two of this year’s gardens. “A potted history of two historic houses in Histon and their recent renovations”, Monday 25th April 7:30pm, Baptist Church. Can’t wait until June? Get ready for Open Gardens now, by finding out about the intriguing history of Histon Manor and…
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April 11, 2022 0

Charities we’re supporting this year

Following nominations from this year’s garden owners and a vote by the committee, we are very pleased to announce the charities that we will be supporting for Open Gardens 2022. A special thank you to the charity representatives, who came to our recent garden owners’ tea party and information session. They gave wonderful talks about…
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April 2, 2022 0