Wet weather didn’t stop plant hunters!

Despite the heavy rainfall over the weekend, we were delighted to see visitors flock in pleasing numbers to our Unusual Plants Fair. Not to be put off by the wonderful British climate, determined plant hunters arrived with their shopping lists at the ready and all kitted out with waterproofs, umbrellas

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Summer Lecture

Stop Press! On 16th June we are hosting a fascinating evening talk about Captain Lawrence Oates, who is best remembered as the man who walked willingly to his death on Captain Scotts ill-fated expedition to the South Pole in 1912 in the hope that his comrades might have a better

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BBC2 Springwatch!

BCC2’s Springwatch Easter Special last Monday was greatly enjoyed by us all, as Gilbert White, as the first ever ‘springwatcher’ was featured!

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The Secret of Scott’s Hut BBC2 this Sunday

On BBC2 at 8pm this Sunday "The Secret of Scott’s Hut" presented by Ben Fogle promises to be an interesting watch for all, who like us, are fascinated by the heroric age of polar exploration.

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Alan Titchmarsh launches Gilbert Who?

The date all staff at Gilbert White’s House have highlighted in their dairies is now nearly upon us – Sat 9th April when everyone’s favourite TV gardener Alan Titchmarsh makes a welcome return visit to The Wakes

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Spring is Sprung!

Spring is sprung in the garden! David, our much-loved head gardener loses his weather-weary expression (and one of his pairs of woolly socks- he had taken to wearing three pairs at once!) when the snowdrops begin to emerge on Bakers Hill

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Homity Pie makes a return!

Rebecca, our wonderful Tea Parlour Manager, has spent her christmas break it would seem, scouring old cookery books to find a more flavoursome recipe for the 18th century Homity Pie.

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Meet The Gardener!

Meet The Gardener in 2011   Tuition, inspiration and guidance for gardeners will be at hand throughout 2011 at Gilbert White’s House & Garden in Selborne as David Standing, Head Gardener of over 30 years, shares his wealth of knowledge, experience and enthusiasm as part of the ‘Meet The Gardener’

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Staff learn to blog!

We are delighted to launch our new-look website.

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