Gardens Open Day on Ham Common

Gardens Open Days are a delight, an opportunity to visit private gardens, all within a pleasant stroll of one another, representing a diverse collection of garden styles -  gardens from (very) large and grand to postage stamp and intimate - attached to properties many centuries old or with just a couple of years under their…

A slice of Petersham and “Wisteria Watch” on Ham Common

  Petersham Nurseries enjoying the sunshine today. Filling up with plants, happily, with more to come especially if this good weather keeps up. There is an excellent collection Old Roses, and rarities amongst them too (I should know! The rose selection is a real treat and while I think I know a lot about roses,…

Not just any Convent garden, this is a St. Michael’s Convent garden..

Actually, it is St. Michael's Convent garden, a 4-acre garden attached to the Convent on Ham Common, open today as part of London Open Garden Squares Weekend. It is also just a cycle ride away, which is handy, and not far from The Palm Centre nursery and Ham House (NT but also included within the…