Hedge Laying Workshop

January 31st was Hedge Laying Day at the Triangle Garden and we’ve made a film about it! With help from David Cannon of the Countryside Management Service, and a bunch of willing volunteers, we spent the day laying the westerly section of our native mixed hedge. Hedgelaying is a traditional treatment that was used in … Read more

Stock up on our delicious Apple Juice for your festivities!

Don’t forget to stock up on our very own Triangle Garden Apple Juice to get you through the party season! It’s ideal to take to parties especially for the drivers in your life, and can be made into a delicious non-alcoholic punch by adding sparkling water and a slurp of elderflower cordial (3:2:1 water:juice:cordial). Made … Read more

Butterfly Prints now available to buy

For all you butterfly lovers out there, we’re delighted to announce that the beautiful hand-painted designs created by local illustrator Polly Wyer, depicting five UK butterflies found at the Triangle Garden, are now available as art prints. Digitally printed onto high quality watercolour paper, these prints look stunning on the wall and make perfect presents. … Read more

From small things, big things one day come!

This year our Growing Ability Projects entered a Christmas tree into the Holy Saviour Christmas Tree Festival in Hitchin (12/13th December). There were 50 trees displayed around the beautiful church and the overall effect was spectacular.  Our inspiration for this year’s entry was our own wonderful Triangle Garden mosaic which was created by community members … Read more

Our gorgeous Christmas Cards are now on sale!

Once again you can support the Triangle Garden by buying our lovely Christmas cards, designed by one of our Growing Ability gardeners, Holly Calcraft. Holly has created four intricate and colourful designs on seasonal themes, which we’re selling in packs of eight, two of each design per pack. The cards are A6 size on 350g … Read more

We review the new edition of ‘Apples: a Field Guide’

We have a limited number of these beautiful and informative ‘apple bibles’ available for purchase. Please read Vicky Wyer’s review on these wonderful books below: My original copy of ‘Apples a Field Guide’ has been a well loved and well thumbed source of interest and information on all aspects of apples for me, since I … Read more

New Butterfly Greetings Cards launched!

This autumn we have launched a set of greetings cards depicting the butterflies found at the Triangle Garden. Printed from hand-painted originals by local illustrator Polly Wyer, they are perfect for any greetings occasion, from birthday to a simple thank you. This initiative has been set up and funded by Polly herself who is kindly … Read more

Hallowe’en Fun at the Ghostly Garden

The Triangle Garden took on a decidly ghoulish aspect this Hallowe’en to the delight and dread of the youngest members of the local community. As darkness fell over Hitchin on All Hallows Eve, our annual pumpkin lantern procession began to follow its hooded leader around Ransoms Rec, accompanied by the haunting sound of folkoric drumming. … Read more

Two types of bat joined us for our October Bat Walk

On a beautiful balmy evening in October we gathered at Ransoms Pavilion for our annual Bat Walk and talk, hosted by local bat expert Roger Havard of the Herts and Middlesex Bat Group. Once everyone had been primed with tea, juice and biscuits, Roger held us enthralled with engaging descriptions and facts about these fascinating … Read more