The Four Seasons Garden in Walsall, West Midlands by Marie and Tony Newton. Winner of the 2007 Daily Mail National Garden Competition. The garden was broadcast as a Gardeners World Special on BBC2 in Feb 2010 Make sure you watch the slide show and view the projects albums
This sub-tropical paradise is home to a unique collection of rare and exotic plants, trees and shrubs winding down to a private
and secluded beach on the Helford River.
The Subtropical Gardens of Lamorran House A
garden divided into intimate compartments. The gardens enjoy a favoured microclimate in an already favoured area. Taking advantage of this, the designer has
blended Japanese style with many features or ideas from the Mediterranean gardens.
The Lost Gardens of Heligan The account of
how a small band of enthusiasts cleared away the brambles from decades of overgrowth to resurrect “The Lost Gardens of Heligan” are well documented.
Have a preview before your visit. Click here to read about my own personal collection of photos taken on my visit to Heligan in August 2003
Caerhays Castle & Gardens A REAL English castle, steeped in
horticultural interest. The home of the famous J.C Williams. This is where “J.C.” practiced his great passion for hybridising. He succeeded in breeding
one of the most valuable hybrid shrubs ever produced, aptly named Camellia x williamsii. Click here for a VERY good read. “J.C.” also hybridised Rhododendrons and Magnolia, and the gardens are now one of four NCCPG holders of a National Collection of Magnolia
Sherwood Garden Newton St Cyres, Exeter, England
Sherwood has a National Collection of Magnolias, Knaphill Azaleas and
Berberis. The gardens occupy a 15 acre site.