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Meet the Gardeners – Rose Celebration Special

As part of our wonderful Rose Celebration, you can meet and chat with one of our gardeners.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

Each Friday during the Rose Celebration a member of the gardening team will be available in the Rose Garden from 12-1pm, to answer your questions. During this informal drop-in session they’ll be free to chat with you about the rose garden, any future plans for it, and give you advice on how best to care for your own roses!

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The rose garden was transformed during Margaret Greville's time from a vegetable garden into a sheltered haven, filled with many varieties of her favourite flower, the rose. This was a highlight of any visit for her esteemed guests and she is pictured here frequently, proudly showing off the roses to dukes, kings and maharajas. A poignant reminder of Maggie's love of roses is the Greville Rose, specially bred for the National Trust by Peter Beales rose growers and also coming into bloom in June. This exclusive variety is planted just outside the walled rose garden, in front of the Edwardian socialite's grave, and is available to buy from the Polesden Lacey garden shop. A huge amount of work and investment has gone into restoring the rose garden in recent years, including renovating all the path and replanting many of the rambling roses on the pergola. There is no doubt Maggie would have been delighted by the enjoyment our visitors get from her beautiful rose garden today.

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on
19 May to 27 Oct 2024
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11:30 to 15:20
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19 May to 8 Sep 2024
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14:00 to 16:00
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20 May 2024 to 13 Jan 2025
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12:00 to 16:00
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