Sites with Context / principal building: Horticultural
England , Ripon
The Himalayan Garden is situated on a sheltered woodland site on the Hutts Estate in Yorkshire at 850 feet above sea level. When the Garden is in full bloom, Spring and early Summer, it offers the chance to see a huge range of new and rare plants sourced from the Himalayan region. The valley area with big leaf rhododendrons, magnolias and azaleas was opened to the public for the first time in 2006 and there are plans to plant up a further area of woodland.
Scotland , Ullapool
Leckmelm is a woodland garde n of high horticultural interest planted between around 1870 to around 1930, its initial layout contemporary with Osgood Mackenzie's gardens at Inverewe. This is one of the 'West Coast' gardens with a variety of exotic and tender plants, thriving due to the high rainfall and warm temperate climate.
Scotland , Garelochead
The living plant collection at Linn is of outstanding horticultural importance for its size and diversity. It contains species from around the world, many of which are endangered in the wild or seldom seen in cultivation. Eight champion trees have been recorded.
England , Hertfordshire
The Rivers Nursery Orchard is now a Community Orchard, restored by volunteers over the past 15 years. Although the site is not generally open to the public, public footpaths do cross the site. Access to the site for activities organised by the Rivers Nursery Site and Orchard Group is by the invitation of the East Hertfordshire District Council as landowner.
The Royal Botanic Garden is one of the major collections of plants in the world, and is home to some six per cent of all known plant species. Moved to its present site in the early-19th century, it incorporates part of the former policies of Inverleith House and has views over the city. Of special interest are the several glasshouses covering a range of climates, the Chinese Hillside, the Rock Garden, Arboretum and Scottish Heath Garden. The Queen Mother's Memorial Garden was opened in 2006 and the new visitor centre called the John Hope Gateway opened in October 2009.
England , Greater London
Kew is a botanic garden of international repute, founded in 1759 by Princess Augusta and eventually incorporating two 18th-century gardens.
England , South Yorkshire
The site has an irregular shape, with a semi-formal layout. There is a path on the central axis of the pavilions, terminating with a fountain constructed in 2004 to resemble Marnock's original design. The combined efforts of the Sheffield Botanical Gardens Trust and the Friends of Botanical Gardens, Sheffield have raised £1.22 million in matched funding for restoration. Fund-raising continues for special projects, such as the Evolution Garden, which was created in 2008/9.
England , London
The garden now has over 500 labelled species in themed borders; a pond supports native wetland plants and is home to frogs and newts.
England , Cambridge
In 1987 a collection of walnuts was started that are now mainly planted in the pleasure grounds and contains over 60 species. New varieties are constantly added, recently a collection of Juglans regia form America.
Part/component of: Wimpole Hall