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Magnolia Garden
9 years ago

Magnolia Garden

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
9 years ago

Perennial Garden

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
9 years ago

Camellia Garden

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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Bromeliad Garden
9 years ago

Bromeliad Garden

The Bromeliad Garden by the lakeside is always a popular spot. These amazing plants – with around 3,200 species – are mostly from the tropical Americas.

The centrepiece of …
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Rose Garden
9 years ago

Rose Garden

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
9 years ago

Orchid House

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
9 years ago

Japanese Garden

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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Rhododendron gardens
9 years ago

Rhododendron gardens

What is a Rhododendron? As well as the popular garden shrubs displaying the dazzling colourful spring flowers we associate with the rhododendrons, this large and complex genus also includes various …
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Rainforest Walk
9 years ago

Rainforest Walk

The Rainforest Walk has now reopened for visitors The Volunteers at the gardens are constantly repairing and upgrading different sections of the gardens for your enjoyment and safety.

 


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