Garden conservation

It takes more than just gardening to care for some of the UK's most important gardens. Behind the scenes our experts provide the specialist conservation skills needed for the long-term future of these special places

Gardener working in the garden in summer at Packwood House, Warwickshire.
The White Garden in July at Sissinghurst Castle Garden, Kent

Seven unique garden projects 

With rare plant collections and unusual designs, many of the gardens we look after are one-of-a-kind. We're working hard to restore or improve these gardens, so that they can be enjoyed forever.

300 years of ‘Capability’ Brown: The man who changed the national landscape

Meet the experts

Garden design through the ages

The Chinese Bridge at Croome, Worcestershire

'Lost' Chinese bridge returns to Croome 

Visit Croome, Worcestershire, to see the newly-reinstated replica of a Chinese bridge that disappeared 150 years ago.

A garden in need...
Stowe Gardens' crumbling ruins

Stowe Gardens appeal 

We desperately need to carry out a vast restoration project at Stowe. With your help, we'll be able to restore Stowe Gardens to its former 18th-century splendour by replacing missing statues, restoring magnificent monuments and repairing historic temples.

Thank you

We couldn't do it without you

Thanks to you, we're able to protect our glorious gardens for ever, for everyone