Success in our gardens is growing and growing
When our team of foresters at Tarn Hows in Cumbria decided it was time to do a little forest housekeeping, little did they know theyd be faced with some tough conservation choices. But with the help of three strong Irishmen, two even stronger heavy horses and a logging trailer, they soon had Tarn Hows restored to its original glory.
We've been helping the Food and Environment Research Agency (Fera) with their exhibit in the RHS Environment Section of this year's Chelsea Flower Show, and are pleased to announce that the exhibit won a silver medal.
Rare plants from our gardens across the country will be propagated at a new Plant Conservation Centre that will improve the way one of the most important plant collections in the UK is cared for.
The eye-catching herbaceous border at Killerton has undergone a regeneration project. With the help of volunteers from a local supporter group - Axe Valley Centre, over 2,000 plants were replanted, helping to rejuvenate the garden.