What could be more quintessentially English than cricket on the village green? Love this pic of Ashwell's team who will be playing from around on May - tea and cakes will be on hand to complete the joy!
Secret Garden A shallow pergola, thick with roses and jasmine, shades a seating area across the pool. Incorporating these plants into your outdoor room is a great way a add fragrant ambience to the space. Also: brick patio with white sand
Make Your Own Willow Chair: During your day with Greg students will learn how to make a basic chair using harvested willow branches. Greg collects the willow from properties wishing to clear this tree that is now considered a weed.
Ashwell's very own Yeoman Basket Maker, Sandra Barker will be demonstrating the traditional craft of English willow basket making at Ashwell at Home this year and will also have some special items for sale. Haven't got round to mending that chair seat? Get some advice on how to do it! After speaking to Sandra wander down to St Mary's church for a Harp Recital.