Category: News

  • October 2021 – Autumn has arrived

    Well there is certainly a nip in the air now and we have had enough rain to satisfy the most...

  • September 2021 – Not going anywhere

    I’m writing this column from home. I’m having a “staycation” or as we used to call it, not going anywhere....

  • August 2021 – All hands to the deck

    It’s early August and as I write the rain is lashing against the windows of the office. Gardening outdoors has...

  • Winter opening at the garden

    We go onto winter opening times and prices from 1st November until the end of March 2022. Entrance will be...

  • Bernard Sunley Foundation award

    We are profoundly grateful to The Bernard Sunley Foundation who have donated £5,000 towards the renovation of The Orchid House....

  • Helmsley Arts Centre best in the North East

    We are thrilled to hear that our friends at Helmsley Arts Centre (HAC) have been awarded the Northern Enterprise Award...

  • Mires Beck Nursery award winners at Rural Business Awards

    We are absolutely delighted to hear that Mires Beck who grow plants for our plant centre have been named best...

  • RHS Partner Garden of the Year 2021 – Vote Now!

    As an RHS Partner Garden, we are joining with the Royal Horticultural Society, Britain’s biggest gardening charity, in asking the...

  • We’re looking for someone

    Helmsley Walled Garden are looking for a self-employed person, able to work from home to provide administrative and bookkeeping support...

  • Orpheus rescheduled

    Owing to inclement weather and England getting to the finals of Euro 2021 the performance of Orpheus originally scheduled for...

  • July 2021 – halfway through the year

    I’m feeling as I usually do by this stage of the growing year, too much to do and not enough...

  • June – What the weather brings…

    T S Eliot famously wrote that April was the cruellest month, but he never saw this May. It has been...