Tag Archives: Shirley Poppy

Hard work starts to recreate garden home of the Shirley poppy

Work is underway to restore an historic and scientifically important seven-acre garden which became known as “The Wilderness” long before it became quite so overgrown. Tucked behind the MHA Hall Grange care home on Shirley Church Road, the area once … Continue reading

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Shirley’s historic church stages annual flower festival

Shirley church St John’s hosts its flower festival from Friday until Sunday, May 18-20. The exhibition takes place inside the historic, Grade II-listed church from 10am till 5pm, except on Sunday when the show is from noon till 4pm. The … Continue reading

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