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

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The planting structure in the gardens is gradually revealed

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Silvery light and frosts create a winter wonderland

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Visit the Gardens - plan your visit

Visit the Gardens - plan your visit

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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Structure in the winter garden
Structure in the winter garden

Using seedheads to create winter interest is something we've always done at the Gardens, and it can benefit wildlife too. These plants create some beautifully frosty sillhouettes and are well worth leaving in place over winter for their architectural value.

12th January 2021 IN Advice
The Lenten rose,  Helleborus x hybridus
The Lenten rose, Helleborus x hybridus

In 2009, Beth wrote an article for the Guardian newspaper about her delight in seeing the Lenten rose, Helleborus x hybridus, for the first time.

23rd December 2020 IN Advice
Thalia, a problem solved?
Thalia, a problem solved?

Why is this powdery alligator flag in our gardens? It's a non-native plant which is fantastically architectural, but with a nasty bite!

18th August 2020 IN Garden News