Billy’s happy memories of Alexandra Park’s cactus house

Story Lynda Foy.  Pictures Colin Foy & Marianne Hopwood  Working to install a perimeter fence at Alexandra Park’s historic greenhouse has brought back happy memories for contractor Billy Piggott. Billy, a team member with the parks and gardens contractor Idverde at the Hastings park, often worked in the greenhouse when it was a cactus house […]

In memory of Bernard – couple donate £1,000 to greenhouse fund

The family of a former gardener who worked at an historic greenhouse in Hastings has donated £1,000 towards the campaign to put a permanent roof on the structure. Bernard Mallion, who died in January last year at the age of 92, joined the team growing fruit and vegetables at the greenhouse in Alexandra Park during […]

Learn from the best – experts galore at Alexandra Park greenhouse this weekend

Apple and plant experts will be giving visitors some tips on growing healthy stock at a Heritage Open Day in Hastings this weekend. Peter May, who has studied commercial horticulture, will talk about soil conditions and pests and diseases among apple varieties on Saturday (September 12th) at the Alexandra Park Greenhouse. The event will be […]