The team of National Trust gardeners, who care for the garden at Agatha Christie’s holiday home Greenway, have once again harvested a fantastic crop of awards at the RHS Rosemoor Flower Show. The team were awarded three 1st places, three 2nd places and one 3rd for their floral arrangements and prize-winning camellias.
Two dolphins were making the most of the Easter holiday sunshine on Monday 10 April by paying a visit to Agatha Christie’s holiday home, Greenway. The dolphins were spotted from Greenway’s Boathouse, and seen swimming up and down the River Dart on five separate occasions.
The gardeners are preparing to plant 100 hydrangeas in the garden at Agatha Christie’s holiday home Greenway, now cared for by the National Trust. This mass planting is part of a project to rejuvenate an area of the garden known as the Hydrangea Walk.
Love is in the air – or, rather, in the water – at Greenway. The warmer weather this week at Agatha Christie’s holiday home in the English Riviera, now cared for by the National Trust, has roused the nearby common toads from their hibernation and they have gathered en masse at the bird pond in the garden to mate.
This December Agatha Christie’s short story The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding has inspired the festivities in her holiday home Greenway. Visitors can follow in the famous detective Poirot’s footsteps as he enjoys his first ‘old-fashioned Christmas’ complete with Christmas puddings – puddings that are unique to Greenway as they have all been lovingly knitted, crocheted or made from felt by volunteers from across the country.