William Robinson, Gravetye Manor and Bory Latour-Marliac – a story of water lilies, prunes and wine

Wednesday 6th March 2019 Monet and waterlilies are inextricably linked but when it comes to water gardening, Bory Latour-Marliac and William Robinson are far more important. The former engineered daring water lily couplings with consummate skill whilst forging a delightful professional and personal friendship with the latter not least in breeding the Nymphaea Robinsoniana. Caroline […]

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The Resilience Garden

Gravetye Manor is delighted and excited to announce its co-sponsorship of The Forestry Commission’s show garden at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show in 2019. The Resilience Garden will feature an exciting range of plant and tree species and suggest potential solutions for protecting the nation’s forests from the threats of climate change, pests and diseases. […]

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November Newsletter: In the garden

Autumn is a magical time, and this year has been particularly impressive. As the light levels and temperatures change, chlorophyll, the green pigment in leaves, is broken down allowing the colours of the sugars stored through the summer to be seen. Carotene produces yellows and anthocyanin giving us reds and purples. Because of such long […]

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