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Special Gardens and Walks

Sooty Owl Walk
3 years ago

Sooty Owl Walk

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Coming Soon – New Update Below

Work is continuing on the Sooty Owl Walk under the careful supervision of Brian Davison

Brian has great ideas for this section of …
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Lakeside
3 years ago

Lakeside

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Lakeside at the gardens is special at all times of the year, framed with tree ferns, Japanese windflowers and many colours of iris reflecting in the water, the lake …
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Magnolia Garden
3 years ago

Magnolia Garden

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Magnolias are prized worldwide for their flowers and forms. Growing as large shrubs or trees they produce showy fragrant flowers that are white, pink,red, purple or yellow. Some forms are …
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Perennial Garden
3 years ago

Perennial Garden

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Visit the Perennial garden and you will be inspired to create your own cottage garden

Lots of old fashioned favourites here

Many of the plants …
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Camellia Garden
3 years ago

Camellia Garden

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Visitors to the Gardens will delight in the vast range of camellias which grace our gardens from the hedging sasanquas at the entrance to the growing collection of over 65 …
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Hydrangea Garden
3 years ago

Hydrangea Garden

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Bromeliad Garden
3 years ago

Bromeliad Garden

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The Bromeliad Garden is always a popular spot by the lakeside, these amazing plants with around 3200 species are mostly from the Tropical Americas.

The centrepiece of the garden …
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Rose Garden
3 years ago

Rose Garden

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The Rose Garden

Thanks to volunteer Dawn Hooper, the Rose Garden is taking on a new look with the addition of the highly perfumed hybrid tea roses. ┬áThe first thing …
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Orchid House
3 years ago

Orchid House

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The Ken Baker Orchid House

Ken Baker was a visionary and a moving force behind the establishment of the Botanic Gardens Ken worked tirelessly in the 1980’s to convince the …
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Japanese Garden
3 years ago

Japanese Garden

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What is a Japanese Garden ?

At its heart the Japanese garden remains an attempt by humans to encapsulate the spirit of Nature, recognising the cycle of seasonal changes and …
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