• What to see in July

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  • What to see in June

    June of course is the peak month in all Gardens in Britain. There are sights and smells to delight us in all directions. The Water Lilies are at their best this month and of course the scent of the mock orange bushes – Philadelphus stops you in your tracks as you walk past. The bees […]

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  • What to see in the Gardens in May

    It is already the 5th May and I have been very slow in telling you what to see in the Gardens this month. May is high Spring with everything busting out all over. The “May” is out so you can shed a clout with impunity! The last of the tulips are doing their best near […]

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  • What to see in the Gardens in April

    Magnolia planted in Memory of Sister Marjorie Hunt. On Wednesday 26th April, 20 parishioners from St Peter’s Church┬áBocking came to the Public Gardens, with the Rev Fr Tim Barnes┬áto help plant a Magnolia Stellata in memory of a much loved lady, Sister Marjorie Hunt.                 Now What to […]

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  • What to see in the Gardens in March

    I do not think that March has come in like a lion or a lamb – just rather cold damp and miserable – however on every side there are signs of Spring not far away. The bulbs either side of the main gate and planted on the Tesco Volunteering Day are coming through and flowering. […]

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  • What to see in the Gardens in February

    Traditionally February is Known as February “Fill Ditch” because of the long lasting downpours we experience this month, and tropical Storm Doris may well fill a few ditches, but February is the month which promises good things to come after the rigours of the Winter. Aconites and Snow drops make their appearance to gladden the […]

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  • What to see in January

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  • What to see in January

    We now have two new hedges in the Gardens – a Holly hedge along the Northern boundary of the Wild life Area provided and planted by Karal and Monica Stock. This will grow into a wonderful thick and safe nesting place for small birds and will of course provide berries for food, then we have […]

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  • Remembrance Day 2016

    The weather kept fine for a very well attended Remembrance Day Service and Parade at the War Memorial in The Gardens. A great moment for refection for those who gave their today for our tomorrow. Many community groups laid wreaths including the Public Gardens

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  • Tesco’s Volunteering Day

    We have been enormously fortunate having been chosen for one of Tesco’s Volunteering Days. Together with Wyvale, Groundforce, David Austin Roses and our own team of volunteers, about 100 people descended on the Gardens on 14th of September 2016. It all came about from a suggestion by the Braintree Community Foundation that helping the Public […]

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