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Welcome to our Garden Journal - keep up with all the garden related news throughout the season!

Gardening on another level!

2 February 2017

Gardening on another level!

Read on to explore 'New Heights' of Horticulture at Trinity Hall

Pruning, twisting, tying, climbing!

9 December 2015

Pruning, twisting, tying, climbing!

Discover the art of pruning...

A Good Year For The Roses

25 June 2015

A Good Year For The Roses

Early Summer is a great time to get out and enjoy all the gardens have to offer, with roses looking particularly lovely at this time of year....

Blooming Tulips!

16 April 2015

Blooming Tulips!

Tulips are suddenly blooming throughout the garden and it’s the perfect time to stop and enjoy these beautiful flowers and find out a little bit more about their history.

Snotty-gogs!

27 February 2015

Snotty-gogs!

Read on if 'Yew' want to find out more about Snotty-gogs, Cancer treatment and how all these things are related......

Bulbs, Tubers, Corms or Rhizomes?

30 January 2015

Bulbs, Tubers, Corms or Rhizomes?

This is the time of year in the gardens when we are starting to see the first few bulbs emerging and flowering, and getting a certain hope that it won’t be long before leaves are budding and everywhere is green once again!

Leaves Leaves Everywhere

26 November 2014

Leaves Leaves Everywhere

Autumn is a busy time in the garden, along with trimming back herbaceous plants which have finished flowering and planting bulbs ready for spring displays, there are thousands of leaves to be collected!

'Yew' Make My Heart Go Giddy Up!

26 November 2014

'Yew' Make My Heart Go Giddy Up!

There are various examples of topiary to be found throughout the gardens of Trinity Hall. Of particular note is Greenhouse Court, Wychfield, which includes plants in many shapes and forms, from pyramids to river deltas!

Teas, Tarts and Tulips!

14 April 2014

Teas, Tarts and Tulips!

As if the Gardens were not full enough already with lovely things to enjoy this time of year, the Gardens Team added delicious cakes to the mix for the NGS open day 2014! Read on to find out how the charity open day went....

Spring has Sprung!

4 April 2014

Spring has Sprung!

Longer days and warmer nights have proved to be the catalyst for a burst of Spring colour, growth and activity. Click here to 'leap in to Spring...'

Winter Aconites

21 January 2014

Winter Aconites

The bright yellow flowers of Eranthis hyemalis are adding a real splash of colour to the gardens at the moment....

Final Floral Flurries!

23 October 2013

Final Floral Flurries!

Summer is fast becoming a memory, hurry along to the gardens to enjoy the late flowering floral display. Click to see more.

NGS Wychfield Open Day 2013

19 July 2013

NGS Wychfield Open Day 2013

The National Garden Scheme open day at Wychfield on Sunday 14th July 2013 saw around 80 visitors to the gardens and raised £475 for charity.

Summer!

18 June 2013

Summer!

Summer is almost upon us and things are hotting up in the garden.......

Turf TLC

10 April 2013

Turf TLC

The Gardens Team have been tending the lawns. Click to find out more about our timely turf and sward preparations.

Pesky Bugs!

25 March 2013

Pesky Bugs!

If you have visited Central Site in the last few months you may well have wondered why the lawns in Front Court, Latham and the Fellows Garden look as they do. This is due to damage caused by Chafer Grubs.

Tree surgery at Wychfield

7 February 2013

Tree surgery at Wychfield

You may have noticed some high level tree work being carried out at Wychfield at the start of the year. Click here to find out more.

NGS Open Day

19 August 2012

NGS Open Day

The gardens at central site were bathed in sunshine, for the annual National Gardens Scheme Open Day.

Hedgecutting

10 August 2012

Hedgecutting

The season is upon us to convert those unruly plants into beautifully straight and upright hedges and artistically sculpted topiary.

Contact:

Head Gardener

Sam Hartley
t: +44 1223 761619
e: sh856@trinhall.cam.ac.uk

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