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Writtle College Board of Governors

Writtle College Board of Governors

Writtle alumnus, Patrick Swan, appointed to the Board of Governors of Writtle College

Find out more about the story - Writtle College Board of Governors Many things can turn full circle, not least a career. Patrick, whos professional life in horticulture began as a student at Writtle College in 1987, has found himself back as this...

20/02/2015 11:06:52

20/02/2015 11:06:52

A summer of awards and colour!

A summer of awards and colour!

A review of the past season''s events & successes, with an eye to the future.

Find out more about the story - A summer of awards and colour! Autumn is now upon us, with it''s trademark wind and rain.. Time then to look back at a very busy, eventful and successful year for Patrick Swan. The year got off to a roaring...

18/10/2014 14:33:19

18/10/2014 14:33:19

Blooming Marvellous!

Blooming Marvellous!

New rose garden creates a wow in its first year.

Find out more about the story - Blooming Marvellous! A new rose garden at Holland House has been creating quite a stir at this picturesque Worcestershire venue. Designed by Patrick Swan and planted in February of this year, it has quickly...

25/11/2013 22:59:22

25/11/2013 22:59:22

New Landscape For Cheshire Station

New Landscape For Cheshire Station

Patrick Swan chosen to redesign garden at award winning historic railway station.

Find out more about the story - New Landscape For Cheshire Station Patrick Swan has been commissioned to design a new garden to mark the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the opening of Helsby Junction station. This Cheshire station is famous...

19/02/2013 21:31:49

19/02/2013 21:31:49

Get ready for winter!

Get ready for winter!

More popular garden courses at Holland House

Find out more about the story - Get ready for winter! The nights are getting longer, the temperature is dropping; autumn is almost upon us. There is much to look forward to at this time of year and not least of all in the garden with...

24/09/2012 17:21:44

24/09/2012 17:21:44

Popular New Garden Courses

Popular New Garden Courses

New courses led by Patrick Swan at Holland House

Find out more about the story - Popular New Garden Courses The latest crop of garden courses and workshops, led by Patrick Swan at Holland House, are proving to be as popular as ever. Ranging from hands on workshops, to an afternoon lecture,...

01/05/2012 18:06:49

01/05/2012 18:06:49

Landscape Improvements at Prestigious Development.

Award winning property management company chooses Patrick Swan

Find out more about the story - Landscape Improvements at Prestigious Development. Patrick Swan has been chosen by Cotswold Property Management Services Ltd to make improvements to the landscape surrounding their property development at Avon Mill Place, Pershore. The...

13/11/2011 18:54:03

13/11/2011 18:54:03

Holland House Nominated For Top Award

Holland House Nominated For Top Award

Worcestershire venue one of few to be recognised nationally for its sustainability work.

Find out more about the story - Holland House Nominated For Top Award Holland House, near Pershore, has been shortlisted for a top new national award to celebrate sustainability and environmental excellence in the food service industry. The Worcestershire...

19/04/2011 18:04:58

19/04/2011 18:04:58

Gardens Courses at Holland House

Gardens Courses at Holland House

Start of garden tutoring at historic Worcestershire garden

Find out more about the story - Gardens Courses at Holland House Patrick Swan is to lead a series of garden courses at Holland House. Garden courses and workshops will form an important part of his management and development programe for this historic...

21/10/2010 14:56:08

21/10/2010 14:56:08

Patrick Swan To Manage Important Historic Worcestershire Garden

Patrick Swan To Manage Important Historic Worcestershire Garden

Historic Holland House gardens set for programe of restoration and improvments.

Find out more about the story - Patrick Swan To Manage Important Historic Worcestershire Garden Patrick Swan has been commissioned to manage the gardens of Holland House at Cropthorne, near Pershore in Worcestershire. These four acre gardens were largely created at the turn...

16/07/2010 17:41:18

16/07/2010 17:41:18

White winter in the garden.

White winter in the garden.

Now is the time to interrogate your garden.

Find out more about the story - White winter in the garden. Here at Edgiock we are currently enjoying the white winter landscape, which throws up pleasures like sledging and great photo opportunities as well as challenges such as keeping new...

07/01/2010 13:21:03

07/01/2010 13:21:03

New Borders Flourish at Monkton Combe School

Find out more about the story - New Borders Flourish at Monkton Combe School Patrick Swan has recently completed the design and planting of new flower borders at the renowned Monkton Combe school, near Bath, as part of ongoing improvements to the landscaping...

14/12/2009 22:28:34

14/12/2009 22:28:34

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