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The Cottage Garden Society has donated £750 towards making a cottage garden at the National Trust Wimpole Estate, near Royston, Cambridgeshire.

The Wimpole Estate consists of a mansion at the heart of a working estate, which contains a traditional farm, productive garden and pleasure grounds. Among parts being developed is the Head Gardener’s cottage, which is is currently fronted by lawns.


Plans are well advanced to create gardens around this cottage in the cottage garden style. The Cottage Garden Society is playing an active part in this endeavour, initially by making a financial donation of £750 from the Kenneth Black legacy. Here is Maureen Hersee, Treasurer, handing over the cheque to Philip Whaites, Head Gardener.




This is the letter of thanks from Philip. The National Trust have started advertising this project by having a feature in the Wimpole weekly newsletter. Further information about the development of this garden will be included on this website as it becomes available.



Sat 3rd Oct 2015, 08:42

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