Garden conservation

It takes more than just gardening to care for some of the UK's most important gardens. Behind the scenes our experts provide the specialist conservation skills needed for the long-term future of these special places

A black and white picture of the Polesden Lacey gardens over the gardens today
The Cliveden Parterre Summer 2016

Meet Cliveden's expert gardener 

From managing mazes to restoring rose gardens, Cliveden's head gardener gives you a behind the scenes glimpse at what it takes to keep some of your favourite gardens in bloom.

Edmond Brock, Circe and the Sirens, 1925

A garden of the imagination 

Mount Stewart's renowned gardens are the unique creation of Edith, Lady Londonderry. Her passion for exotic plants, coupled with Strangford Lough's mild climate, allowed her to amass an unrivalled collection of plants from across the globe, and experiment with bold planting schemes. Discover the secrets of the garden and the vibrant personality hidden within.

View over the compartmentalised hedging of the Dahlia Walk towards the Shelter House at Biddulph Grange Garden, Staffordshire.

Our most famous gardens 

We care for hundreds of amazing gardens, but these are the jewels in our crown. Find out why they're so well known.

For garden lovers...

Visitors in the garden at Wallington
Thank you

We couldn't do it without you

Thanks to you, we're able to protect our glorious gardens for ever, for everyone