Success stories

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Explore our latest projects

  • Ancient trees at Calke Abbey

    We look after some of the oldest trees in the UK. Find out where you can see them and learn more about the work we do to protect them for future generations.

  • For peat's sake

    Gardeners should think twice before using peat in their gardens. The environment is at stake.

  • A natural playscape

    Get out, get active and get back to nature in the beautiful surroundings of the historic Gibside estate at the new woodland play park.

  • NGS Festival supported by 10 of our gardens

    We're opening 10 of our gardens as part of the NGS Festival weekend.

  • Survey of plants

    In 2009 the UKs biggest ever plant hunt got underway when we began to survey all the plants at more than 80 of their gardens across England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Three years later the survey continues, providing a wealth of information to help our conservation work.

  • 18th-century garden feature restoration at Studley

    In spring 2012, we began work on a 30 year phase of a restoration project in the Water Garden at Studley Royal, part of the World Heritage Site near Ripon in North Yorkshire. Were restoring an 18th-century garden feature, known as a bosquet.