Plants


The Pleasure Garden Concept

The Victorians who enjoyed these Gardens wanted pleasure, privacy, and peace. Today, we aim to recreate for our visitors that concept of a Pleasure Garden. For Pleasure, beautiful flowers through the seasons, maybe a lawn for croquet, and perhaps some special fruit or vegetables to enjoy in their seasons. For Privacy, doors into the different

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Flowers, Fruit and Vegetables

Reflecting the Victorian heritage… Victorian plants are to be found in some plots, including pre-1900 snowdrops. The garden tended by Plant Heritage (formerly NCCPG) has garden cultivars which were at risk of disappearing from commercial cultivation or even faced extinction. Many are excellent plants which have just fallen out of fashion. The apples and pears

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The Glasshouse

During your visit, do visit our glasshouse. It is both a working space for propagation, and a sanctuary for plants too tender to survive outdoors. You can see plants such as the lavender here being grown aeroponically, the roots in a nutrient-rich bath. Almost all the plants we sell have been brought on in here.

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Plant Sales

The majority of the plants sold are propagated from our Gardens, andmany are rare or heritage varieties not usually found in garden centres.In some cases only a small number of plants have been grown soplease phone to check availability before making a special visit. Thenumber of varieties grown is constantly increasing, hence not all plantsare

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