Our gardens are filled with sweet scents and a kaleidoscope of colours in summer. Wander into walled gardens of fragrant roses or leafy produce, where insects gently buzz in the warm sunshine and time seems to stand still.
Celebrate the arrival of summer with a day in the garden.....
See summer sizzle as colourful displays and brilliant bouquets emerge at our special places across the capital. From the bountiful kitchen garden at Ham House and Garden to the heady summer scents of the Morden Hall Park's traditional roses.
Our gardens are all at their colourful best during the summer months with vibrant colours, relaxing spaces and breath-taking views. From the rose garden at Polesden Lacey to the landscaped vistas at Claremont, find a summer garden near you.
Our gardens are all at their colourful best during the summer months with vibrant colours, relaxing spaces and breath-taking views. From the summer borders at Nymans, Bateman's and Standen to Capability Brown landscapes at Sheffield Park and Petworth; come and find a summer garden near you.
With brightly coloured borders and beautifully scented flowers, the warm, sheltered gardens at Mottistone provide the perfect location to discover a variety of plants this summer. Find out about some of the highlights you can see on a visit to the gardens in the coming months.
This summer, wonderful surprises await you behind each doorway through the Walled Garden at Greys Court. Discover some of the best spots to pause for thought and learn how our team maintain the experience, courtesy of Head Gardener, Adam Ford.
Laid out by Ralph Dutton in the 1930s and 40s, Hinton Ampner remains something of a hidden gem. Discover early summer scents, crisp hedges and beautiful pastel colours tucked away in this sleepy corner of Hampshire with our Head Gardener, John Wood.
Discover a few of the best spots to stop and take a breath in the summer sunshine at Ham House, courtesy of Head Gardener, Rosie Fyles. Follow her and her team on their project to recreate the grandest of salads, inspired by their extraordinary Kitchen Garden.
With formal lawn boarders, an orchard and a rose garden there's plenty to keep on in the garden at Hampstead's Fenton House. We grab a few moments with Gardener-in-Charge, Andrew Darragh to find out how he keeps on top of things in this vibrant north London garden.
It's no mean feat looking after Emmetts Garden - mixing conservation skills with practical experience to ensure the nineteenth century gardens are looking their best. We talked to head gardener Matthew Scott about his work and experience with the National Trust, and the challenges he faces.
Gather up your family and friends, pack your favourite summer lunch and seek out the perfect spot to unroll your picnic blanket on a visit to our countryside and gardens in the South East. Follow in the footsteps of Jane Austen’s Emma, who famously picnicked at Box Hill, or set up on top of Devil’s Dyke for glorious views of the rolling South Downs.