Gravetye Manor can be considered one of the most historically influential gardens in the country, as it was once the home of pioneering Victorian gardener and writer William Robinson. Our top five favourite plants in the gardens this week are: Dahila merckii Lagurus ovatus ‘Bunny Tails’ Phlox ‘Princess Sturdza’ Rudbeckia ‘Herbstsonne’ Tagetes ‘Cinnabar’Read more "Our Five Favourite plants at Gravetye this week"
Our Clerodendrum bungei is in full flower against the north wall of the manor. TomRead more "Clerodendrum bungei"
Our fennel is fab this year. TomRead more "Fennel"
Wild Gardens: Elevating the Nature of Modern Landscapes with Rick Darke Date: Friday 9th November 2018 Over a century ago William Robinson employed Gravetye as his living laboratory to envision gardens enlivened by elements of authentic wildness. His experiments with naturalised populations of native and introduced plants resulted in gardens of great beauty enriched by […]Read more "Wild Gardens: Elevating the Nature of Modern Landscapes with Rick Darke"
Our tomatoes are just amazing this year! Tom.Read more "Tomatoes"
So pleased with how smart the apple trees look after their summer pruning! Tom.Read more "Summer pruning"
At last – after nearly 10 weeks, we had some rain and already the croquet lawn is starting to green up! Tom.Read more "Croquet Lawn"