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World renowned gardens created by award winning plantswoman, author, and lecturer, Beth Chatto OBE 1923-2018

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Joined Twitter 6/16/11


@GdnsIllustrated @GdnMediaGuild We’re all delighted. Thank you so much!
11/22
2019
Delighted for our Gardener Sally Chandler who WON the Social Media Influencer of the year award at the @gmgawards t… https://t.co/AMJQdtWEQc
11/21
2019
@TriciaWonders Thank you for following. See you there! 😊
10/25
2019
https://t.co/9X1iLBbMt0We’re delighted to be finalists for the Garden Media Guild Award. The team and volunteers who have developed our In… https://t.co/ZLQJwxY7tp @GdnMediaGuild @STIHL_GB @janeperrone @charlesdowding @CandideUK @BritishGardens We’re delighted to have been inclu… https://t.co/ov6qaHOGUN
10/24
2019
@dogwooddays_nic @earthFgardener Thank you so much. I hope we can welcome you back again soon, perhaps to celebrate… https://t.co/nJ0QBX2YMUThe Woodland Garden in the autumn sun. Our autumn plant weekend begins tomorrow. The Gardens are open for free, wit… https://t.co/fHQCtSFDOK
10/11
2019
@dogwooddays_nic @earthFgardener Dear Nic it would be wonderful if you’d like to add us to the list. All the plants… https://t.co/IL9nyhzdXJThe thousands of plants we grow each year are grown in 100% peat-free compost #peatfree #Sustainabilityhttps://t.co/qHaaLWVTbk
9/19
2019
Extract from Beth's Garden Notebook, September: "We are having golden September days. Early in the morning there… https://t.co/28Vic1iLeO
9/12
2019
@chrismothman1 @StevenFalk1 @DaveGoulson @The_RHS @Botanygeek attracting a wider, more diverse range of insects and… https://t.co/Nw1LCcYVXo @chrismothman1 @StevenFalk1 @DaveGoulson @The_RHS @Botanygeek we have growing in the garden and will consider a man… https://t.co/Sjsc74nrrH @chrismothman1 @StevenFalk1 @DaveGoulson @The_RHS @Botanygeek natural resources. I have had a good look today and i… https://t.co/kxHWElXZPa @chrismothman1 @StevenFalk1 @DaveGoulson @The_RHS @Botanygeek The plant actually traps the insects, often overnight… https://t.co/MESWHjD6RJ @chrismothman1 @StevenFalk1 @DaveGoulson @The_RHS @Botanygeek Dear Chris We appreciate your concern in drawing this… https://t.co/NH6wJWxdwR @rowsally3 Hi thank you so much for raising this. We would want to avoid plastic wherever possible so will most definitely pursue it.
8/12
2019
A red admiral poses on origanum in the Gravel Garden while we take part in the #ButterflyCount. Just a few more day… https://t.co/oFzbTaErHR
8/7
2019
Rudbeckia maxima in the Reservoir Garden. Slightly rubbery leaves with striking glaucous bloom. The whole plant can… https://t.co/BnwfulQ7oj
8/3
2019
@WrittleOfficial @The_RHS @RHSHydeHall @CUBotanicGarden Fantastic work. Well done!
7/25
2019
@JaniceShipp @The_RHS Wonderful to see you at the show Janice. Thank you. Hope you’ll come and see us in Elmstead soon. 😊
7/7
2019
What a touching tribute to Beth on⁦⁩ ⁦@GWandShows this evening with the wonderful ⁦@CarolKlein⁩ and garden and nurs… https://t.co/CZaN5nYOvE
7/6
2019
David Ward, who recreated Beth’s garden at Hampton Court and worked with Beth for over 35 years, is talking today a… https://t.co/yq5HBMzrzZ @richardcave100 @The_RHS Perhaps you’d like to come and see Beth’s water garden. She was all about working with nat… https://t.co/FSxuh2oU6l @PerrywoodGarden @The_RHS Thank you so much. 😊 @gartnerkenneth Thank you so much Kenneth 😊 @TommyTonsberg @The_RHS @gartnerkenneth @RHSPressOffice Thank you so much Tommy. Wonderful to see you there. Hope t… https://t.co/RPfKenk8Vi
7/4
2019
@jolizanne Hi Jo we are one of the RHS Gardens. Stand 700. If you’re coming through the Thames Gate, bear left and… https://t.co/gyIvXD5NnyTune in shortly to see Beth’s Drought Resistant Garden at Hampton Court on BBC One 7pm. #rhshampton #hamptoncourthttps://t.co/L6hgLA2su3 @nickbailey365 @GWandShows @GdnMediaGuild Thank you so much Nick. What an amazing event it has been! So fantastic t… https://t.co/hgWfcAIa5xFiery eremurus in the late sun yesterday at Hampton Court. It was fascinating seeing how it changed colour in the l… https://t.co/Vneili5vDG
7/2
2019
Sue Biggs, General Director of the RHS, presents the Iconic RHS Horticultural Hero Award 2019, awarded to Beth Chat… https://t.co/RW3RepEypJReady for preview day at Hampton Court! #hamptoncourt #rhshampton #HamptonCourtFlowerShow https://t.co/jtXL9dc50W
7/1
2019
Thank you to the @FT for a wonderful weekend feature about Beth and how she is being paid tribute at the Hampton Co… https://t.co/jU435Qeei7 @HeadGardenerTom @salutationhotel Thank you so much. Looking forward to the week ahead!
6/30
2019
Beth's drought tolerant garden in Elmstead Market, Essex Before (1992) & after. It is never irrigated. See the… https://t.co/k3OwTi0Lja"It's not the achievement, it's the achieving." On her 96th birthday, Beth's Drought Tolerant Gravel Garden recre… https://t.co/fg3OhY68KV
6/27
2019
The canvas... recreating Beth Chatto’s drought resistant Gravel Garden at Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival has… https://t.co/5Dn7AIShdb
6/21
2019
Just one step we’re taking to reduce plastic waste. We will be taking more. #plasticwaste #plasticpollutionhttps://t.co/F0L1to6oHv
6/11
2019
@SPajwani @N20gardener Thank you so much for your kind words. We have the Melica altissima 'Atropurpurea' Siberian… https://t.co/W9XdFlSw1c
5/28
2019
Remembering Beth Chatto... "I will forever remember her as a wonderful communicator, both humble and passionate abo… https://t.co/GGSyjTkamS
5/15
2019
Remembering Beth Chatto this week... "When I was young, I assumed my grandma was normal – far from it! She was exce… https://t.co/EmI7mVdYqQ
5/14
2019
Beth Chatto OBE 27th June 1923-13th May 2018 Gone, but never forgotten #bethchatto https://t.co/d5ID76w4D3
5/13
2019
Visitors to our Spring Plant Weekend who enjoyed free garden entry, free talks, guided tours, plant nursery and BBQ… https://t.co/8Y60SFWBtZ
4/28
2019
We'd like to invite all plant lovers to our Spring Plant Weekend this 27th-28th April - FREE garden entry. Free ta… https://t.co/sab0MzCVl0
4/27
2019
We'd like to invite all plant lovers to our Spring Plant Weekend this 27th-28th April - FREE garden entry. Free ta… https://t.co/hCUWyAlRAB
4/25
2019
We'd like to invite all plant lovers to our Spring Plant Weekend this 27th-28th April - FREE garden entry. Free ta… https://t.co/xULKWyJHRQ
4/23
2019
We're delighted to announce that Beth Chatto has been named the Iconic Horticultural Hero for 2019 by @The_RHS. Bet… https://t.co/kuaX7E9xjR
4/9
2019
1986 @The_RHS 'I have prepared over a thousand plants, bulbs and small shrubs for my Chelsea exhibit. 'I do not… https://t.co/VaZQDvMYfr
4/8
2019
We're delighted to announce that Beth's biography: Beth Chatto A Life with Plants, written by her dear friend, auth… https://t.co/i8LxsSwTZp
4/7
2019
Lovely to see this comma butterfly basking in the sunshine. #comma #gardenstovisit #visitengland #visitessexhttps://t.co/rQnKuGuV8n
4/5
2019
We are delighted that the @The_SGD is honouring Beth and her work with a new ecological design award for the SGD Aw… https://t.co/0MPCAYHDTm @hubbubUK @AffinityWater Thank you! Yes, last year's weather certainly highlighted the importance of ecological pla… https://t.co/uTsvu6z9Ta
4/4
2019
I’m in the right place alright 😍 @BethChattoGdns https://t.co/sdYCm3j2Ij
Retweeted by Beth Chatto Gardens @SnapeSchool @RHSSchools @EcoSchools These are fantastic! Such thoughtful work: the garden designers of the future. @TommyTonsberg has been volunteering here for the last seven years. Here is his intriguing insight to what he gets… https://t.co/MyL9RCQTi7
3/5
2019
Beautiful pictures from the wonderful @TommyTonsberg who volunteers with us every year. It’s always such a pleasure… https://t.co/80gR0Wa9D9
2/25
2019
Helleborus x hybridus in the Woodland Garden https://t.co/SHReKH4zAi https://t.co/aUSTkDhQpn
2/14
2019
Spent flowerheads of Cephalaria gigantea in the Reservoir Garden. Almost all of the herbaceous plants in the Reserv… https://t.co/0DQZQGvJoY
1/29
2019
Early snowdrops and spots of colour emerging in the woodland. #snowdrops #galanthus #visitessex #narcissus https://t.co/zHwsGiT75z
1/18
2019
@ChristineWalkd We’re very much looking forward to it, thank you so much for doing it. Tickets can be booked here… https://t.co/6n7w5Xa1IP
1/10
2019
Happy New Year from Beth Chatto's Gardens. We hope you have a very happy and prosperous 2019. A little reminder t… https://t.co/Ixguq0d8Ln
1/5
2018
OPENING HOURS OVER CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR We will be closed on Christmas Eve, 24th December. Due to some essential… https://t.co/HV1UFDk6uu
12/19
2018
Our trainee gardener Britta Horsthemke took this picture the other morning and it’s caused a sensation over on Inst… https://t.co/cXonvEmTe7
12/6
2018
Propagation manager Emily and head gardener Åsa invite you to create festive foliage arrangements at the Christmas… https://t.co/YP4obeevCm
11/25
2018
Our Christmas Craft Fayre is this weekend 24-25 November 10-4pm! #christmasfair #visitessex #christmasessexhttps://t.co/FLRYmfLdYk
11/23
2018
October reflected in the Water Gardens 🍂 #bethchatto #visitcolchester #visitessex #gardenstovisit https://t.co/tSvA2OOJtJ @LiztheFizzyWhiz Thank you so much for coming to visit and for your kind words. We hope to welcome you back soon.
10/30
2018
Dave Ward, Gardens Director, who worked closely with Beth for many years, leads a free garden tour during our Autum… https://t.co/hK3w0m8uzMA beautiful morning for the first day of our 2-day plant festival. 10-4pm 13-14th October. Free garden entry.… https://t.co/PwE7Q7q5g4
10/13
2018
@passthepistil Beth would have loved this comment @suzirooo Thank you. Fingers crossed: Beth was passionate about recycling, sustainability and ecological horticultu… https://t.co/kOkL8uYmOxJake and Ben would like everyone to know that some of the plants we send out via mail-order will be in recycled pot… https://t.co/49mzT7NF9t
9/28
2018
Dear @GWandShows @TheMontyDon we have had an incentive for customers to reuse & recycle #plasticpots for a while, w… https://t.co/YHhKD566QlA glorious September morning at the Gardens. Pictures taken 9-930am. #visitessex #visitengland https://t.co/tmnmd9yMnR
9/27
2018
@ChristineWalkd Looking forward to it!The 2-day Wildlife Fair is in full swing! Birds of prey, pond dipping, bee safari, plenty of arts and crafts, plus… https://t.co/7r41N31dxX
8/21
2018
@TommyTonsberg It was wonderful to have you there. Thank you so much for coming.
7/16
2018
Eremurus 'Cleopatra' amongst Stipa tennuisima in the gravel garden https://t.co/3YjHWlLy55
6/19
2018
@UoE_Sus A lovely gesture. Thank you so much.It has been a difficult but touching and at times, quite wonderful, day today. Beth's funeral was held here in he… https://t.co/JLPjrPsnXK
6/8
2018
Beth Chatto: a Life with Plants. Beth's official biographer and great friend, Catherine Horwood @woodwise will be g… https://t.co/RTk0WFqCVR
5/16
2018
Beth's wish was for everyone to enjoy her Gardens and take inspiration from them. They are open today as usual to o… https://t.co/Vva572NIfd
5/15
2018
It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Beth Chatto OBE VMH, the acclaimed gardener, writer and plan… https://t.co/EUVI0HT75r
5/14
2018
A beautiful day for the first day of our plant fair! Free entry to the fair and the gardens for plant and garden lo… https://t.co/WvbxhAyhrm
5/12
2018
Free ENTRY to the Gardens all weekend during our Spring Festival 12th-13th May. For anyone who loves plants, garden… https://t.co/YD7jvZbjni
5/10
2018
Colour in shade. We’re looking forward to a warm long weekend, ideal for planting. (We’re open on Bank Holiday Mon… https://t.co/r2Z4r3AWjv
5/4
2018
Finally spring is here! And our postponed Spring Plant Festival will now take place 12-13th May. For anyone who lo… https://t.co/F6UfhKo9t1
4/21
2018
Nursery and Garden Director Dave Ward talks snow, snowdrops and spring on the #firstdayofspring #SpringEquinox2018https://t.co/blNopTBpZh
3/20
2018
We are delighted to say that we are OPEN! Thank you for your patience. Now it's full steam ahead to spring and our… https://t.co/U2fQjDjjop
3/5
2018
Regretfully then Gardens remain closed this weekend. We plan to open again on Monday.
3/3
2018
We’re sorry the Gardens remain closed today because of the snow. We will keep you updated. #visitessex #snowday2018 https://t.co/9xKsFPGepP
3/1
2018
A beautiful snowy canvas but unfortunately it means we have to close today. We’re sorry for any inconvenience this… https://t.co/1kigPX5Tlx
2/28
2018
Sunny days and snowdrops. A rather pretty January so far! Jake and the nursery team have been busy and there are ev… https://t.co/QuYTn3NUSD
1/28
2018
Our Garden and Nursery Director, David Ward, reveals the plant he is most excited about growing in 2018, in… https://t.co/W9u6JqTlw2
1/4
2017
@TommyTonsberg Wonderful to see you again Tommy! Thank you for coming to visit.
12/4
2017
@willquince Hello! Yes we believe it’s Arbutus unedo Strawberry Tree. Pls excuse brevity: tweeting from our Christmas Fayre today!A beautifully frosty sunny morning for the first day of our Christmas Fayre. 10-4pm 25th -26th November… https://t.co/P8D6vrNb2Q
11/25
2017
It's THIS weekend! Our festive Christmas Fayre is on 25th and 26th November 10-4pm. Music, mulled wine, mince pies… https://t.co/ABV40sSnEL
11/24
2017
Painstaking weeding of the Gravel Garden taking place on a gloriously sunny morning today. https://t.co/KrTfFbRfEc
11/2
2017

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