Aug 122017

There is a new sculpture Garden being created outside the Garden Gallery (the old gallery), and also bordered by the sculpted front fence. This will be an outdoor space to show garden sculpture to advantage.

Some of the changes include clearing the area, adding some new levels, some planting, a new fence with sleeper posts and sculpted panels by sculptor Nicola Hoyle. The next step is a sign made by Nicola. The  following is the story of the development of this garden so far. Continue reading »

May 102013

toolsHeritage Week 13-18 May 2013

The exhibition in the shop of  Anton Lucic’s wonderful old gardening tools will be part of the City of Manningham’s Heritage Week. Anton, a bricklayer and landscape gardener, has been collecting old things for years. His love for old tools started when he was eighteen and he has collected a vast array of tools from axes, anvils and farm ploughs to a wide range of gardening tools. Some of his tools are over 150 years old and are extremely rare and were made in England, USA, Germany and Australia Continue reading »