THURSDAY 17TH AUGUST The gardens at Gravetye Manor can be considered amongst the most influential in English gardening history. The manor became the home of the innovative and revolutionary gardener, William Robinson, in 1884. Robinson spent his remarkable life as a professional gardener and botanist, but made his fortune through writing about his experiences and […]Read more "Lecture and Lunch with Head Gardener Tom Coward"
Geranium Maderense is an impressive flowering plant, the most spectacular of the geranium species and my new favourite in the Flower Garden.Read more "Plant of the Week"
A delicate pink poppy is making its debut in the garden this Spring and what a treasure it’s turning out to beRead more "Plant of the Week"
Saturday 8th July William Robinson Festival – Garden Open Day We are thrilled to officially announce the date of our fifth annual William Robinson Festival. We invite you to enjoy the gardens at Gravetye Manor at this special event celebrating the life of their creator, pioneering Victorian gardener William Robinson. Join us for a full […]Read more "William Robinson Festival 2017"
May Newsletter: In the gardenRead more "May Newsletter: In the garden"
We transplanted our garden peas a couple of weeks ago and have used hazel branches for support. The pigeons are back again in force, munching their tender leaves, so we took our annual trip to collect some gorse and have secured it in front as a barrier. Fay.Read more "Peas and Pigeons"
We’ve just finished potting our Salvias up. Placing them in our cold frames will allow them to harden off before planting out. Fay.Read more "Salvias"