Garden waking up for spring

Yellow tulips in the formal summer garden at Antony with the top of the house peeping out from behind a hedge in the background

The Repton designed landscape at Antony, with its sweeping river views and unexpected nooks and crannies comes to life in spring with a multitude of blooms.

Tulips

The summer garden has been freshly planted with 2,500 tulip bulbs in a new design for 2019. Expect a mixture of colours and varieties to delight.

Dig deeper on a Glorious Garden Tour.

Whisteria, Japanese pond and Dovecote at Antony

Glorious garden tours

Tours take place once a month. Follow the link for dates, times and further information.

Purple tulip bloom in the summer garden
Deep purple tulip bloom in the summer garden
Purple tulip bloom in the summer garden
" This is the time of year that you feel all the hard work over the winter has paid off"
- Mark Maunder, Senior Gardener

Magnolias

There are magnolias heavy laden with blooms located at various points around the garden. You can take a look at the newly opened up Japanese pond or stroll over to the Mandalay bell framed by magnolia trees of different sizes.

The Mandalay Bell at Antony, Cornwall
The Mandalay Bell at Antony
The Mandalay Bell at Antony, Cornwall

Pear blossom

A leisurely stroll along lilac walk around the outside of the walled garden will take you to see the fan trained pears. They are on the old kitchen garden wall and are in full bloom at this time of year.
 

Pear blossom
Blossom on pear trees growing against the outside of the walled garden at Antony
Pear blossom

Primroses

These small plants with delicate yellow flowers are dotted throughout the garden and make a welcome return each spring. They are sure to brighten up any walk around the garden.