Monthly Archives: July 2019

A sad farewell to George

The Preston Manor Walled Garden volunteers were very sad indeed to say goodbye to Garden Manager George Harris who retired a couple of weeks ago after around 20 years of looking after the north end of the park. Many people … Continue reading

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Amsterdam plants a piece of the Preston Twins

In 2007, a Dutch nurseryman started what would be a series of frequent visits to this city in order to propagate some of the most outstanding elms in our city. His name is Ronnie Nijboer and he is one of … Continue reading

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A sad announcement

One of the beautiful Preston Twins – that’s the one which was damaged a few years ago – has elm disease. It seems that age and the damage has made it susceptible to infection. So, very sadly, after over 400 … Continue reading

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