Garden

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Packwood Follies

Graham Baron Ash hosted a series of theatrical entertainments and plays in architectural structures in the gardens, which he called 'Follies'. These are now given a contemporary twist by Manchester based artist, Hilary Jack,.

Our gardening blog

Find out what our gardeners are getting up to behind the scenes by reading our Head Gardener's blog. Mick Evans will tell you what to look out for in the garden, as well as sharing his words of wisdom with you.

What's that plant?

Find out the name of that plant you love in the garden

 Plants that are looking great are labelled in little vases, up the stairs in the Head Gardener’s office, in the corner of the Carolean Garden. If you’re stuck for the common or Latin name, why not check it out?

 

Packwood to Baddesley Clinton walk

This is a beautiful walk through the Arden countryside, taking in the Stratford Upon Avon Canal and two tranquil Warwickshire properties.

Now we have a café at Packwood, why not plan lunch at one property and a cream tea at another?

The kitchen garden

The kitchen garden is bursting with fruit and vegetables

The kitchen garden is bursting with fruit and vegetables

With help from his team of volunteers, John keeps the kitchen garden looking amazing.

This year, children from Sharmans Cross Junior School have planted vegetables and companion plants with the theme of ‘The Teddy Bear's Picnic’. The teddies will be in situ until November so why not come and say hello?

What you said about the garden

  • The most fantastic NT garden I have seen
  • The autumn borders are amazing
  • I liked very much the kitchen garden and its herbaceous borders with herbs, flowers and vegetables
  • You are great artists
  • The borders are absolutely stunning
  • The garden is excellent
  • Congratulations to the Head Gardener and his team

Plant Sales

Peter finding space for new plants for sale at Packwood House

We sell a variety of plants, grown in our greenhouses, in the kitchen garden. They're raised alongside the plants we grow for display in the garden and include many of the unusual varieties found in our borders.

Wildflower meadows

The wildflower meadow at Packwood House is ten years old

Some of our meadows are over 300 years old. The meadow near the Roman bath is damp and so irises grow well, as do quammash, ragged robin and the marsh euphorbia. In drier areas, by the canal, see if you can spot oxe-eye daisies, alliums and cowslips.

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