News

 

January 2019

We were thrilled to announce our collaboration with St Wilfrid’s Hospice to implement the brand new garden designed for them at their new site in Bosham. Read the full article here.

Published Article written by our very own Bev about her personal story “This Gardeners Journey through Horticulture”. Click here for the full article.

 

 

December 2018

We had tremendous fun recreating an historic photo c1910 of gardeners working in the gardens of an estate we look after. In fact these gardeners are patients! Receiving horticultural therapy at this sanatorium built in 1910 with extensive recently restored Gertrude Jekyll gardens. See the full article here.

 

Published Article by Bev for the Plant Network newsletter “On the Subject of Collaboration”. Click here for the full article.

 

November 2018

Angela speaks on a panel of experts at a prestigious trade event “Futurescape 2018”, discussing the importance of collaboration within the industry and how to ensure horticultural aftercare is kept at the forefront of any new garden design. Seen here with Bev with her new industry contact!

 

Angela attended a study day “Wild Gardens: Elevating the Nature of Modern Landscapes” presented by Rick Darke and held at the totally wonderful ‘wild’ garden designed by William Robinson Gravetye Manor Hotel.

 

October 2018

Angela was invited to speak on a panel of experts at a BALI event held at Provender Nurseries in Swanley.

 

Excellent networking at a BALI Domestic Forum Roadshow held at Pots and Pithoi, Crawley.

 

Angela attended a fascinating study day “A Garden History in 10 Objects” presented by garden historian Letta Jones held at the wonderful Weald & Downland Museum, and we even got a tour of the historic gardens by Head Gardener Carlotta.

 

More excellent networking at London Stone’s Development Evening

 

September 2018

A research visit to The Sussex Roof Garden at Goodwood, and the added bonus of our first taste of horseracing at an exclusive networking event

 

A first-time visit to the Goodwood Revival. An opportunity for us to assess whether we might next year create a small market garden in the 1950’s style.

 

The Landscape Show, London. Excellent networking, training and CPD opportunities at one of our industry’s finest trade events

 

August 2018

Angela and Bev attended the excellent Beth Chatto Symposium “Ecological Planting in the 21st Century”.

 

July 2018

AWARD WINNERS!!! Totally delighted to have received a high commendation from the Sussex Heritage Trust Awards, in the gardens and landscapes category. This was for our team's involvement in this multi-disciplinary large scale restoration project of a Lancelot 'Capability' Brown lake at Burton Park near Petworth.

 

Angela invited to speak on a panel of Professional Gardeners at the Maintenance Matters event organised and hosted by Shoot Gardening held at Capel Manor College, Enfield.

 

Lady Penelope Gardens were very proud sponsors of the Opening Ceremony concert of the Petworth Festivities, entitled Grand Choral Masterpieces. We spent an enjoyable evening with some of our clients who we invited to join us.

 

June 2018

AWARD WINNERS!! We were thrilled to be Finalists at 2019’s Horticulture Week Custodian Awards, hosted at Woburn Abbey, in the category 'team of 1-5 in a garden or arboretum. Very proud of our team who care for the King Edward VII Estate, the Grade I listed gardens, grounds, acid grassland, heathland and woodland management.

 

Angela attends a brilliant study day on Dragonflies run by the Sussex Wildlife Trust.

 

We had a wonderful weekend exhibiting at the Floral Fringe Fair at Knepp Castle Our first time at such an event, and what a success it was!

 

Angela attends a meadow study day with Fergus Garrett, renowned Head Gardener at Great Dixter.

 

Angela and Bev attended the Launch Event of the Petworth Festivities hosted at Petworth House.

 

Angela spent an excellent training day at Wakehurst hosted by PlantNetwork “The Restoration and Integration of Natural Habitats in a designed landscape”.

 

May 2018

Press Release celebrating Lady Penelope Gardens’ 10 year anniversary.

 

As Corporate Members of the Bumblee Conservation Trust we were thrilled that a representative came to our offices to give a brilliant and informative talk to our team and some of our customers.

 

April 2018

Attended the ProLandscaper Live event at Guildford – excellent networking with other industry professionals.

 

Angela and two of the team attend a Sussex Wildlife Trust training day “management of Ancient Woodlands” run by the fantastic Petra Billings.

 

March 2018

Roll up, roll up, Angela featured in March's Sussex Life in their Leading Ladies of Sussex Feature.

 

 


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