Wild Daffodils at Hestercombe

Wild Daffodils at Hestercombe

Daffodils (in Latin, Narcissus pseudonarcissus) springing up signal the arrival of spring and have been the muse for many artists and poets including the famous poem by William Wordsworth, who had a home in Somerset. You can find many beautiful variations of the...
Rose pruning workshop *SOLD OUT*

Rose pruning workshop *SOLD OUT*

*PLEASE NOTE: this event is now sold out* Join our Head Gardener Claire Greenslade for a morning’s workshop.  She’ll share her top-tips to help you keep your roses blooming perfectly. Gloves, sturdy footwear and secateurs required. 10am – 12.30pm £22 per...
How to plant Snowdrops

How to plant Snowdrops

The snowdrop brings a cheerful reminder that spring is on its way, and Hestercombe’s Head Gardener Claire Greenslade explains how and when to plant snowdrops. How to plant snowdrops Already we are seeing the snowdrops popping up in gardens and glades, thanks to a...
Photography Competition Winners Announced

Photography Competition Winners Announced

Wish you could capture the beauty of a garden view or the perfect detail of a fascinating flower on your camera? If your snaps are never quite as picture-perfect as the places you have visited, now you can take a little bit of inspiration from the winners of our...