• Rik Wade

    Eric Leslie Wade – born at Bradford upon Avon 07.11.1939, died at Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford on 23.11.2018.     Rik, as he preferred to be called, was born in Bradford upon Avon as his mother, Lucy and her elder son, Peter, had been evacuated from Barking, together with Lucy’s elderly mother and her sister, Lily […]

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  • Crab Apple

    Tree No 55a Crab Apple Malus atrosanguinea Gorgeous To read more about Rik Wade click here This tree was planted in November 2019 in memory of Rik Wade 1939 – 2018. It is a cross between Malus hallina and Malus sieboldii . It has abundant bright red fruit and has been chosen to provide maximum winter […]

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  • Japanese Cherry

    Treen No 132a Japanese  Flowering Cherry Prunus serrulata Ichiyo This Flowering Cherry was planted in November 2019 in memory of Heather Medlock Click here to read about Heather Medlock                                                  Japanese flowering cherries […]

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  • Margaret Mary Harrington

    Margaret Mary Harrington – 1922 – 2018 “Margaret Mary Maxim was born in Albert Road, Braintree in 1922, and after that the her family were one of the first to take up residence in Silver Street in a newly built village called Silver End.  When Margaret was 21 she married Thomas Ronald Harrington, a Bocking  […]

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  • Viburnum plicatum

    Viburnum plicatum “Kilimanjaro” – Tree No 96b Planted in October 2018.

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  • Magnolia “Heaven Scent”

    Magnolia “Heaven Scent” Tree No 95a – H22

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  • Rose Bed near the Lily Pond

    NB We shall be putting photos of the roses in flower in 2019 so they can be recognised. Becky of Becky’s Blog has donated 5 Roses from Messrs Cants in Colchester These are 2 Peau Douce (Pale yellow), 1 Colchester Beauty (pink) and 1 Susan (Creamy white) and I Nina (Scarlet) The Trefoil Guild have donated […]

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  • Shrubs near Holm Oak at the Main Gate

    The shrubs planted near the Holm Oak can be recognised from the following Plan. Look up the number on the plan from the list at the bottom of the page.

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