It’s a gentle process training the apple step overs in the kitchen garden. We start by tying the branches in at an angle before lowering them to their horizontal position. Our first crop of gooseberries are ready for the kitchen. Head Chef George and the team wanted them to be slightly sour which will be […]Read more "Kitchen Garden this week"
We have an enchanting collection of roses at Gravetye and they’re all in bud, and flowering. One of my favourites is Rosa MutabilisRead more "Plant of the Week"
June Newsletter: In the gardenRead more "June Newsletter: In the garden"
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"