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The White Garden in summer at Sissinghurst Castle

Keeping Glendurgan's maze forever puzzling

Glendurgan Garden, Cornwall

We're hoping to carry out long-term restoration of the historic maze at Glendurgan, but need your help to make it happen.


Plant life at Lyveden

Lyveden, Northamptonshire

Find out about the wide variety of plant life you can discover in the gardens, woodland and orchard at Lyveden.


Gardeners' Workshops at Woolbeding Gardens

Woolbeding Gardens, West Sussex

Book on to one of our gardeners' workshops and spend time with our gardeners learning tips and techniques that you can apply to your own garden at home.


Creative juices set to flow at Erddig apple festival

Erddig, Wrexham

Erddig’s apple festival began with an ambition to rescue and preserve old apple varieties. Now with 180 apple varieties, it’s fair to say that the event has grown to be a much bigger celebration of this humble fruit.


Festival of Gardens North Wales

Between 28 May and 5 June our gardens in North Wales are playing host to a festival of great events and activities.


Why don't we label all of our plants?

Peckover House and Garden, Cambridgeshire

You won't find many plant labels at our special place - and some of the reasons might surprise you.


Discover the Walled Garden

Mount Stewart, County Down

Restoring the Walled Garden means that we can save the rose garden and home of one of the oldest grape vines in the UK and Ireland, 'The White Syrian' planted in 1769.


Dereliction to distinction at Erddig

Erddig, Wrexham

In the early seventies, Erddig in Wrexham was on the brink of ruin. The last Squire and only remaining heir, Philip Yorke III had inherited the crumbling Welsh stately home. Discover more about Erddig - an unexpected survivor.


How to spot a Capability Brown landscape

Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown had a natural talent for designing gardens and landscapes that fitted in seamlessly with the surrounding countryside, looking completely natural to the unsuspecting eye. So after hundreds of years, how do you distinguish between a natural landscape and one designed by one of the greatest gardeners of all time?


A chat with our Garden Manager at Biddulph Grange Garden

Biddulph Grange Garden, Staffordshire

Take a look at our chat with Garden Manager Paul Walton and find out the plans for the future of the garden.


Behind the scenes at our gardens: looking after Dyffryn in early summer

What does it take to look after one of the most important historic gardens in the country? We’re back behind the scenes at Dyffryn in Wales to discover what the gardeners get up to in early summer.


Behind the scenes at our gardens: Caring for Dyffryn over autumn

Ever wondered what it takes to look after our gardens each season? We're going behind the scenes at Dyffryn, one of the most important gardens in the country to meet the gardening team and discover what it takes to look after our gardens over the autumn months.


Liz Maynard

Meet newly qualified gardener Liz Maynard who's just completed a two-year placement as part of our training programme for aspiring new gardeners.


The 4th Earl and Clandon Park gardens

Clandon Park, Surrey

In 1870, the 4th Earl inherited gardens left idle for 43 years. Determined to restore them, the 4th Earl documented the transformation in his diary.


Explore the gardens

Rainham Hall, London

The nearly three acre gardens at Rainham Hall provides an oasis of urban green space for visitors to enjoy for free all year round.


Clumber Gardener July

Clumber Park, Nottinghamshire

Strawberries and cream, morecambe and wise, climbers and scent. The summer is upon us so we caught up with our Head Gardener to see what you need to be doing in your gardens this July.


The orchards and gardens

Brockhampton Estate, Herefordshire

The gardens and orchards around the moated manor house reflect over 600 years of history.


Gardeners cuttings from Sissinghurst Castle Garden

Sissinghurst Castle Garden, Kent

Check back here monthly for notes from our gardeners about the work that we're doing. In June the team are dead heading the array of roses which have sprung to life with the early summer sun.