1st May 2012. Sir Terry Wogan, Deputy Lieutenant of Buckinghamshire and Carolyn Cumming, High Sheriff of Buckinghamshire opened the refreshed Garden in the presence of local Mayors, Council Leaders and other local persons of repute. Photos below.
2 May 2012. A young Diamond jubilee Tree was planted.
23 September 2012. The High Sheriff of Buckinghamshire visits the Garden in the morning during her Ride across the county.
October 2012. New B Tech course began. January 2013. All candidates pass!
May 2013. From September we will be linked to Berkshire college of Agriculture to provide City and Guilds qualifications.
First BCA course started in September 2013. 9 Students. 3 have obtained full time employment!! Remaining 5 have 100% passes on all units that they have taken. They are nearly half way through the course.
March 2014 update. 4 in full time employment. 1 in part time employment and living with his family. 2 have returned to live with their family. 2 still taking course.
April 2014. Planning permission for Education centre granted.
14 June. Dinner when Philip Harkness spoke about Harkness Roses.
15 June Garden Open Day. 2-5pm. Lady Ryder of Warsaw Roses planted.
Our New Education Centre. See Garden pictures.
Roof is on, 19 August 2014.
In use, December 2014.
May 2016. We now can offer both Level 1 and Level 2 Diplomas in horticulture.
OPEN DAY. 5th JULY 2016.
12-14 September 2016. the Lady Ryder Memorial Garden was voted in the top 3 Charities at GLEE at Birmingham NEC.
OPEN DAY. 4th JULY 2017. See photos page.