One of our Irises - prawn-like rhizome with lots of roots on the underside with tall strappy leaves coming from the topside - spaced out newly divided plants
September 10, 2021

Among the Iris

Hello my name is Charlotte, I am the Craft Gardener here at Highdown Gardens. I have spent much time ...

Anacamptis (A pyramidal orchid) and Ophrys (A bee orchid)
July 29, 2021

Orchids in the Orchard

Hi everyone, I’m Alex New and I’m the Plant Heritage Officer at Worthing’s treasured Highdown Gardens. In the orchard ...

The Chalk Pit. April A. by Steve Speller
June 29, 2021

Anyone for tennis?

During the autumn of 2019 I spent many “wow” moments in the West Sussex Record Office (WSRO) reading room ...