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Hartington Virtual Open Gardens: June 1st 2020

Day 62 of Hartington Virtual Open Gardens and with schools being advised that return can reopen today we revisit the planters of Hartington C of E Primary School. Well done to all involved and to the teachers and school staff for keeping things going over the duration of the lockdown....

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Hartington Virtual Open Gardens: May 31st 2020

Day 61 of Hartington Virtual Open Gardens and the photos today are from a return visit to Katherine’s garden where, in a bid to have a wildlife friendly garden, she has let the aquilegias go wild, and to stunning effect! Thanks for all the photos so far. Daily updates will...

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Hartington Virtual Open Gardens: May 30th 2020

Day 60 of Hartington Virtual Open Gardens and the photos today are from Brad and Val’s garden all decked out earlier this month for VE Day 75. Tulips in the spring sun, ceanothus amd clematis climbing the cottage walls and the pots waiting to bloom into their annual burst of...

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Hartington Virtual Open Gardens: May 29th 2020

Day 59 of Hartington Virtual Open Gardens. The photos today are from Gill and Adie’s garden. Veg patch all planted up, protected and labelled up, or is that to scare the pests away? Bright red Valerian, blooming Rosemary and a busy bee. Thanks to all those who have contributed over...

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Hartington Virtual Open Gardens: May 28th 2020

Day 58 of Hartington Virtual Open Gardens and today we revisit the garden of Jan and Richard. Black elder getting ready to bloom, rosemary in flower and the stunning pink hawthorn. Thanks to all who continue to contribute to bringing a smile to people with photos of their gardens. Photos,...

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Hartington Virtual Open Gardens: May 27th 2020

Day 57 of Hartington Virtual Open Gardens and the photos today come from a revisit to Leon’s garden. This time the flowers include a honeysuckle in full flower, an impressive lupin, and a little honesty and all this alongside a very unusual visitor, the Gregarious Desert Locust, and a more...

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Hartington Virtual Open Gardens: May 26th 2020

Day 56 of Hartington Virtual Open Gardens and today the photos are from a return visit to Liz and Brian. Manyy of hours in the garden over lockdown preparing the soil and in the greenhouse preparing the seedlings. With the forecast good for the next few days time has come...

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Local schoolgirl takes on 50 miles in 50 days challenge

Local schoolgirl, Sophia, has taken on the challenge of running 50 miles in 50 days to raise much needed funds for the New Christie Hospital in Macclesfield which is being built to provide essential cancer care for those in Derbyshire, Staffordshire and Cheshire. If you are able to sponsor her...

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Hartington Virtual Open Gardens: May 25th 2020

Day 55 of Hartington Virtual Open Gardens and today the photos revisit the Youth Hostel, showing some change as the cherry blossom is replaced by the Wisteria. The gates to teh front garden remain closed though. Photos needed to see us through to the end of the month. Maximum of...

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