Potting Shed News

Read updates from the formal gardens of Cliveden.

June 10 Potting shed news

Potting Shed News: Planting 40,000 bedding plants

It’s been a while since the last edition of PSN partly because the team has been working flat out on our bedding changeover process. This biannual task sees us plant up over 40,000 bedding plants on the Parterre, in the Long Garden, Duke’s Garden and, new for this year, the lower terrace.

Cliveden's spring Long Garden

Potting Shed News: What have we been up to?

The gardens have been looking so colourful in the sunshine recently but make the most of them as over the next few weeks, we'll be removing the spring bedding and replacing them with 45,000 plants as part of our biannual changeover process.

Potting Shed News A rainbow of colour

Potting Shed News: A rainbow of colour

Considering the weather conditions the plants have suffered over the past few months, it's an incredible feat of nature they could put on such a great display.

Spring Daffodil

Potting Shed News: Know your Narcissus

There are plenty of opportunities to “wander lonely as a cloud” and spot crowds of golden daffodils around the estate.

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Potting Shed News: Signs of Spring

There’s plenty of colour beginning to appear around the gardens, proving that spring is on the way.