There’s a wealth of splendid rose gardens to visit across Britan that can offer inspiration for planting and designing in your very own romantic rose garden. From the classic gardens such as Great Dixter in East Sussex to more contemporary styles such as Bury Court in Surrey, there is a rose garden for every taste and style. Here are 50 great rose gardens to visit in Britain to see garden roses at their very best. Roses are at their peak in the UK from May till mid-July and there is no finer place to see them than in these great rose gardens.
After blossom and wisteria, London moves on to the next big botanical bloom — roses. In the capital rose season normally runs from mid-May through to August, with various colours and species flowering across London. I’ve spent a lot of time outdoors over the last few years exploring the city’s green spaces and trying to locate the best rose spots in the city. To share them with you, today I bring you The smell of roses guide to the best rose gardens and other rosy spots in London.
One of the best things about living in London is that you are never too far away from a secret garden. Luckily most of these are not private but are open to the public. Here is a list of 10 that I love.
I recently discovered Hampstead heath park. Not that anyone was hiding it from me, but without the buzz on the internet and it’s omittance in London guides I thought that it is just a boring piece of land in zone 3. I was terribly wrong. It is more than just a park it is actually a bit of countryside in the city, with over 55 historical features, archaeological sites and monuments.
My previous post was getting a bit too long, but I still had so many marvelous photographs of Kew gardens, so I decided to go for part 2. I just can’t keep all this goodness to myself.
When you think about botanical gardens in the UK I bet that the first thing to come to mind is Kew gardens. Let me know if something else pops into your head first.
We have a lot to look at when it comes to Kew so lets get on with it. The gardens have so many lovely specimens and such an interesting history, that I am sure I would still be writing about them in a few years time. Kew garden is one of the oldest botanical gardens in the world, in addition to this it played a significant role in the world of Botanics.
Chelsea Physic Garden is an excellent place to start my journey of finding the best botanical spots in UK. I will visit the best parks and gardens of London and UK and share my experiences and tips with you.