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The oriental inspired Water Garden at Cliveden, Buckinghamshire
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Autumn colour around Plymouth

Autumn is always full of spectacular reds, yellows and ambers. Here are a few ideas of places to discover some of the last bits of autumn colour in a garden near Plymouth.

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Gardens behind the scenes: looking after Tyntesfield in spring

Wake up from winter and discover spring in the beautiful gardens at Tyntesfield in Somerset, a remarkable Victorian estate, little changed in 150 years. Follow the gardens team behind-the-scenes over the course of a gardening year.

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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.

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The outdoors at Knightshayes

Knightshayes, Devon

Find out more about the formal and woodland garden, the kitchen garden, wider parkland and Impey woodland at Knightshayes and find out why they're some of the most significant and special spaces in the country.

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How does the garden grow?

Wallington, Northumberland

This year, the Wallington gardening team are opening the doors to the garden in a new and different way by sharing the everyday goings on through diary entries.

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What happens at Woolbeding Gardens in winter?

Woolbeding Gardens, West Sussex

Gardens need love and care in all seasons. Although many plants are dormant in winter, some of the biggest works happen during the closed season at Woolbeding to ensure the garden is in tip-top condition for opening again on 23 April 2020. Johanna Craig, Assistant Head Gardener at Woolbeding Gardens, shares what’s happening behind the scenes over the cold winter months.

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2019 Valentine's Day Flower Count results

Garden teams have been busy counting flowers in gardens across the South West all in time for Valentine’s Day. The results are in, showing that spring is just around the corner, but there’s some confusion in the flower world; has the cold snap passed?

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Discover Wallington's snowdrops

Wallington, Northumberland

The spectacular carpets of snowdrops in the Wallington woodlands are really starting to come through. Make sure you wander through the East and West woods on your next visit and enjoy these delicate flowers in all their glory.

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Small Wonders: little gifts making a big difference

Small Wonders are little gifts that make a big difference to the coast, gardens and wildlife in our care. Income from these gifts is essential to our conservation plans, helping to ensure that the places you enjoy now, will be places future generations can also enjoy.

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Potted history of houseplants in our houses and collections

The fashion for greening our interiors and filling them with plants and natural fragrances is nothing new. Discover the history of houseplants through objects in our collections and in National Trust houses and gardens across the country.

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The Garden Snug project at Red House

Red House, London

Find out what we're up to with the Red House Garden Snug article.

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Keep up to date with the Red House garden

Red House, London

Find out what's been happening with the Red House Garden Snug Project.

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Wellness Week: 'Visiteering' - Come help us in the Garden this January

Rainham Hall, London

Want to get outdoors and help in 2020? Come and help us in our community garden. From the Sunday 26 January we are asking people to help us create a new orchard and kitchen garden. Find out more here

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Gardens behind the scenes: looking after Tyntesfield in winter

Enjoy crisp, winter walks at Tyntesfield in Somerset, a remarkable Victorian estate, little changed in 150 years. Follow the gardens team behind-the-scenes over the course of a gardening year.

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The walled garden at The Weir

The Weir Garden, Herefordshire

Discover The Weir's very own secret garden just a short walk from the main riverside garden. With just three walls the garden captures the afternoon sun and really takes advantage of the beautiful view of the Wye.

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The Painted Lady returns to The Weir

The Weir Garden, Herefordshire

This year has brought a mass migration of the beautiful Painted lady butterfly to UK shores. With record numbers being spotted at The Weir Garden it's a decade on from the last 'Painted Lady Summer' where 11 million migrated to the UK. Read on and find out about these fascinating butterflies.

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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.

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Yorkshire's forgotten treasure

Discover more about one of the UK’s great 18th-century landscapes and South Yorkshire’s only Grade I listed garden.