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National Botanic Garden of Wales – pollinator plant logo

Science fact fuels campaign to stamp out ‘pollinator-friendly’ fiction The National Botanic Garden of Wales launches first pollinator plant logo scheme in the UK to be backed by DNA-barcoding science…

Arundel Castle opens new Water Gardens to visitors

Visitors to Arundel Castle in West Sussex will be able to enjoy its recently opened new Water Gardens, with a variety of wildlife to observe and a new thatched Boathouse…

Piet Oudolf garden marks 20th anniversary

Hailed as the ‘forgotten’ Piet Oudolf garden, the Millennium Garden at Pensthorpe Natural Park in north Norfolk is one of the finest ‘undiscovered’ showcases of the influential work of the…

Painshill launches open-air cinema

Historic Painshill in Surrey is offering film lovers the chance to pull up a chair under a blanket of stars and enjoy three-nights of open-air cinema in its stunning grounds.…

Online Courses from Cambridge University Botanic Garden

Cambridge University Botanic Garden is delighted to announce a new initiative of interactive online courses from August 2020. Courses will be led on Zoom by the same great knowledgeable tutors,…

East Lambrook Manor Gardens

Reopening 1st August 2020. Online booking required. The garden will reopen on Friday 1st August with online booking via eastlambrook.com and Visit Somerset. As the cafe and entry desk remain closed visitors…

Batsford Arboretum

There’s plenty to look out for in the arboretum over the coming weeks, including our magnificent Pterocarya macroptera var. insignis, or wingnut tree as it’s more commonly known, pictured below.…

Hartland Abbey – reopened

We are delighted to announce we are opening the beautiful gardens, grounds and walks at Hartland Abbey from Sunday 5th July 11 – 5pm. Our exhibitions, display of filming at…

King John’s Nursery

As we head into late summer the pinks and blues of the garden are becoming overshadowed by yellows and fiery oranges; fresh greens are turning papery, crisp and straw brown…

Painshill Park Trust receives National Lottery grant

Painshill Park Trust is delighted to announce that it has received £250,000 from The National Lottery Heritage Fund to help combat the financial impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. Designed in…

Chiswick Flower Market opens

Chiswick Flower Market opens Sunday 6th September A group of West London residents are setting up a flower market in Chiswick, which will be the first new open-air market selling…

Castle Hill Gardens reopen

CASTLE HILL GARDENS ARE OPEN FROM MONDAY 6 JULY 2020. WE ARE OPEN ON MONDAYS, WEDNESDAYS AND FRIDAYS 12PM – 4PM We would like to make your visit to Castle…