Celebrating the history of Cressing Temple Gardens

Three cheers for the Friends of Cressing Temple Gardens! They have been awarded a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund for £63,900 to carry out essential renovation to the garden structures, produce a year in the life of the garden film, improve the way we explain the garden to the public and inform them about […]

Down memory lane

While we all wait for this year’s growing season to get going I thought I would take a walk down memory lane and look at some old photos of Cressing Temple. We are thinking of creating a display of Cressing memories and would like to share photos of the gardens,  buildings or people connected with […]

Are we safe to call this Spring?

Some of us are all ready for Spring….. But the weather has had other ideas lately…… Perhaps the birds should hold back a while before they get on feathering their nests. Mind you, we have provided a few extra desirable residences for our birdlife to consider this year. You may remember us growing bottle gourds […]


The 2018 AGM will take place on: 18th March 2pm in the conference room The short business meeting will be followed by a talk about apple orchards by Neil Reeve, from The East of England Apples and Orchards Project. Please come along if you can. We have an exciting year ahead. The AGM documents are […]

Back to winter

My last post was entitled ‘lengthening days and signs of spring’! What a joke, I should take it all back after this week. With the start of March I would normally be thinking all systems go, with the job list mounting and that spring like feeling of wanting to get on with things. Instead of […]

Lengthening days and signs of spring

It may seem that we are still firmly in the grip of winter, still waking up in darkness, peering out onto a gloomy lifeless scene and making decisions about how many layers of clothing are needed or which waterproof to take. But look a little closer and you soon realise that some plants are feeling […]


Friday 23rd February 2018 at 7.30pm The Friends are pleased to host a general knowledge quiz. Please come along, everyone is welcome. The Quiz will take place in the Cressing Temple Visitor Centre starting at 7.30pm. Teams of 4-6 people, £5 per head. Tea, coffee & biscuits provided, but please feel free to bring your own […]