Behind-the-scenes at Colby Woodland Garden

Gardener Geraint Hughes

Go behind-the-scenes at Colby Woodland Garden and learn more about what it takes to keep our gardens special for everyone to enjoy.

Here, gardeners Geraint Hughes and Christine Bevan share a monthly insight into the work taking place in the gardens and the seasonal sights and scents.

Latest updates

22 Apr 19

Creating an edible woodland garden

We’re very fortunate to have a dedicated team of volunteers here at Colby Woodland Garden. With their support, we've been able to create an edible woodland garden for everyone to enjoy.


New plantings in the edible woodland garden

18 Mar 19

Spring in the walled garden

With spring here, discover which plants are starting off our season and what the team have been working on in the walled garden.


A view of the cherry plum

18 Feb 19

Getting set for the 2019 season

With the days getting longer and the sun making an appearance, it certainly feels like spring is on its way at Colby.

The last couple of months have been spent doing the behind-the-scenes work for the 2019 season, with all hands to the pump to get things ready for opening.


Close-up of a camellia