Open Gardens News

Good causes benefit from Bramshott Open Gardens!

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Gathered at St Mary’s Bramshott this morning, our three nominated good causes each received a cheque for £2,812.50 from the funds raised at 2016 Bramshott Open Gardens (BOG). Craig McGregor, chairman of the organising  committee, made the presentation and thanked the hardworking gardeners, the army of volunteers, the local business sponsors and everyone in the […]

Antonio to open BOG 2016!!

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Antonio Carluccio OBE has kindly agreed to officially open Bramshott Open Gardens 2016! Meet this legendary culinary superstar at 12:30pm on Saturday June 11.  

No need to fear the Slug Armageddon!

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Slug patrol in Bramshott – Report on Nematode use! By Jenny Gilmour, Bramshott gardener. May 2016 I have spent many years trying to manage the slug population in our garden here in Bramshott, and been beaten by the brown and black creatures many times, despite using slug pellets, water in products, beer traps and upside […]

Memories of Bramshott Open Gardens

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By Helen Gustard  – April 22, 2016 I moved to Bramshott in late summer 2012, when apples were maturing on trees, blackberries lined the fields and lush green was everywhere. I had no idea that the following spring Bramshott would burst into bloom, snowdrops, and banks of wild garlic, primroses, and carpets of bluebells, foxgloves, hollyhocks […]

“The jewels of England – beautiful gardens”

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Extract from The Daily Telegraph 5 March, 2016 Original article: Show your love for the English garden   English Tourism Week, which runs from March 5-13, has chosen the English Garden as its theme for this year. Here the Prince of Wales, who is its Patron, sets out the case for taking holidays in flood-hit areas […]

Open Gardens 2014 – The result

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The weekend of June 7 and 8 provided a fantastic opportunity for the residents of our lovely village to come together and play host to over 1,000 paying visitors for Bramshott Open Gardens 2014. The weather threatened us all week, but in the end the rainclouds cleared and the sunshine arrived as Damian Hinds cut […]

Thank you!!

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The weather threatened our weekend, but at midday on Saturday, as Damian Hinds MP cut the tape to officially launch Bramshott Open Gardens 2014, the rain stopped, the sun appeared, and we all enjoyed a gloriously warm and sunny two days! Thank you so much to all our hardworking gardeners and volunteers for making this […]