Garden update 29 May 2020

Garden update 29 May 2020

Our focus this week has been on re-opening the Garden so you can all come and enjoy it again. We’ve made a number of changes to ensure everyone’s safety, including online advance booking to limit numbers, changes to the route into and around the Garden and closure of...
Opening Fri & Sat, 10-3

Opening Fri & Sat, 10-3

As you will have heard, government guidance has been updated (click here to see it) to allow English gardens such as ours to open in the spirit of encouraging people to spend time outdoors. So we be opening for limited numbers of visitors with essential facilities...
2020 appeal

2020 appeal

Please help our conservation charity by making a donation so we can continue to look after the magical place in our care.  To make a one-off donation, click here.  To become a regular giver, click here.  Alternatively, you can send us a cheque by post or ring us on...
Garden update 2 May 2020

Garden update 2 May 2020

It turns out that our suspicions were correct, and last month was in fact officially the sunniest April on record.  It has again been optimum gardening weather (and garden-visiting weather – but let’s not go there #stayhome #staysafe) with a little bit of...
Garden update 17 April 2020

Garden update 17 April 2020

So much sun!  We were surprised to find ourselves looking at the forecast and being pleased to see rain on the horizon – we haven’t been saying that very much this year so far!  It has been optimum gardening weather (and garden-visiting weather – but...
Garden update 3 April 2020

Garden update 3 April 2020

It has been a busy fortnight, with periods of increasing and unaccustomed solitude since we closed the gates to the Garden on 23 March. After our final weekend, we had a few days with the rest of the garden team before they were furloughed, so we were able to finish a...