In the Arts & Crafts garden, plants featured in Morris & Co. designs can be found in the borders and beds. Meanwhile the kitchen garden is at its most productive, providing the cafe with pumpkins, apples and more.
The autumn landscape at Petworth can be breathtaking. The native oaks and limes have wonderful shapes as well as colours, and they’re interspersed with exotics such as yellow swamp cyprus, flaming yellow and orange acers and vibrant red oaks. It’s an incredible sight.
Famous for its autumn colour, this is the season that Sheffield Park and Garden was planted for. Centuries of design and care have created the woods, glades and lakes with their remarkable autumn colours. Pre-booking is essential in 2020.
As autumn arrives and lights the garden in warm rays, enjoy a visit to a garden in Surrey. From the formal borders at Polesden Lacey to the landscaped vistas at Claremont, find inspiration in a garden near you.
August’s mix of sunshine and showers has been good to National Trust gardens here in Hampshire, reviving floral borders at Hinton Ampner, adding lustre to apple orchards at The Vyne, and refreshing the foliage of stately veteran trees at Mottisfont. Indulge in a peaceful September visit whilst the warm weather lingers.