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The Gardens in Summer

'Right plant; right place': the Gravel Garden is never watered, even in the heat of summer

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The gardens in autumn

The planting structure in the gardens is gradually revealed

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The Water Gardens

Descend onto the cool emerald grass surrounding four large ponds in our water gardens and experience a different climate with lush planting.

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The Gardens in Winter

Silvery light and frosts create a winter wonderland

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The Gardens in Winter
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How the gardens are coping in these extreme conditions
How the gardens are coping in these extreme conditions

The impact of the summer heatwave on our plants and gardens; our head gardener Åsa Gregers-Warg explains what we're doing to mitigate the effects here in the driest part of the UK, and the Gravel Garden plants (never irrigated) which are still doing well.

24th July 2018 IN Garden News
50 days without rain and counting
50 days without rain and counting

How the Gravel Garden is surviving without rain (it is never irrigated) and the plants that can help prepare your garden against future drought.

20th July 2018 IN Advice
Beth Chatto 27th June 1923 - 13th May 2018
Beth Chatto 27th June 1923 - 13th May 2018

It is with great sadness we announce the death of Beth Chatto OBE VMH, the acclaimed gardener, writer and plantswoman. 

14th May 2018 IN Garden News
Seasonal favourites
Seasonal favourites

Some of the best spring plants for your Garden, chosen from Beth's 100 must-have plants

14th April 2018 IN Advice