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Head gardener at Burghley House, Joe Whitehead, speaks to the Rutland Group of The Hardy Plant Society




The other Tuesday on a very wild and cold evening the
Rutland Group of The Hardy Plant Society had a very entertaining evening and heard Joe Whitehead talk about his challenging job as head gardener at Burghley House near Stamford, writes Pat Woolston.

Burghley is a developing garden and Joe and his team of seven gardeners and volunteers are busy clearing and renovating many areas of the site so there are more areas of interest for the public to
visit.

At one time 140 gardeners were employed to keep the vistas and kitchen garden in shape!


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