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  • England , Princes Risborough

    The gardens have been modified in the 20th century and are now home to a plant nursery.

  • England , Bishop Auckland, County Durham

    Auckland Castle Kitchen Garden is rectangular in plan with stone walls which have brick inner faces. The garden is divided into three unequal compartments which are divided by brick walls. Other features include the remains of brick footings from the original glasshouses. The garden is currently run as a commercial market garden.

    Part/component of: Auckland Castle Park

  • Northern Ireland , Killinchy

    Ballydorn Bulb Farm is a daffodil breeding nursery at the bulb farm of the Harrison family.

  • England , Bottisham

    Features of the College include lawns and a vegetable garden.

  • Northern Ireland , Ballymena

    This is a small demesne with an 18th-century house. Features include mature shelter belt trees, an ornamental garden with mature shrubs, and a cultivated walled garden with a peach house. There are fields for daffodil breeding and sales.

  • Scotland , Dumfries

    Conheath is a small, relatively intact designed landscape with the current house dating from the early-19th century. The walled garden probably dates from the 17th century and is now managed as Conheath Nurseries.

    Conheath House, the house in winter Conheath House, the house in winter

  • Northern Ireland , Newtownards

    This is a nursery founded by Alexander Dickson in 1836. The firm have been pioneers in rose breeding.

  • Northern Ireland , Belfast

    Drum House dates from the late-17th century on a riverside site.

  • Scotland , Coldingham

    The nursery garden at Edrom Nurseries consists of a trough garden where plants for sale are displayed in troughs and an area where they are planted out in favourable conditions, many in raised beds. A woodland garden is being developed to showcase further stock. The nursery specialises in rock, alpine and woodland plants, including rhododendrons.

  • England , Dover

    The nursery was established in 2004 and contains stock propagated from plants growing in the gardens.

    Part/component of: Goodnestone Park

  • England , Haywards Heath

    Heaselands has a mid-20th-century formal and woodland garden. A large plant nursery is now on the site, specialising in rhododendrons and azaleas.

  • 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 , Aviemore

    Inshriach Nursery is set in a natural birch wood. It is an alpine nursery of international repute, specialising in Himalayan plants. The plants are laid out in beds and there is also a display garden which features scree, peat and bog habitats.

  • Northern Ireland , Omagh

    This is the garden of Brian Duncan, daffodil breeder and exhibitor.

  • England , Bristol

    Leigh Court has pleasure grounds and a park of 128 hectares surrounding a country house, for which Humphry Repton produced a Red Book. The walled garden is now used by an educational charity working with organic horticulture. Although not generally open to the public, the walled garden and orchard have occasional open days. Please visit their website for details.

  • England , Martyr Worthy

    During the sale of the main house in 1978-9, the grounds were divided up so that the Arts and Crafts garden, the small parkland area to the north and the gardener's cottage were retained by a Trust. The old entrance drive now leads only to the old gardener's cottage, now called Martyr Worthy Minor.

    Part/component of: Martyr Worthy Place

  • England , North Yorkshire; Richmondshire

    Dales, Plants and Gardens 1900-1960 is an oral history project collecting information about cottage gardens and rural allotments in the North Yorkshire Dales of Wensleydale, Swaledale and Arkengarthdale; collectively known as the Three Dales. The project is talking with people about the food plants that they remember their parents and relatives growing and gathering from the wild, how they were stored and used. From these memories three publicly accessible pieces of land are being gardened by volunteers and used for workshops. One piece is used as a food co-operative by the clients of a community centre. Through gardening stories told by older people the Three Dales project is building up a knowledge of husbandry and food plants that work best in the climate, altitude and soils of the northern Pennine dales of Yorkshire.

    View of an isolated farm house and moorland pasture in Arkengarthdale View of an isolated farm house and moorland pasture in Arkengarthdale

  • England , Swaledale

    'Dales, Plants and Gardens 1900-1960' is a project collecting information about cottage gardens in the North Yorkshire Dales of Swaledale, Arkengarthdale and Wensleydale; collectively known as The Three Dales. We are recording older dales people talking about the gardens that they remember, often from their childhood. Our focus is on the food plants grown and gathered from the wild, and how they were grown, stored and used. From these memories three publicly accessible gardens have been created by volunteers to be used as workshops for children and adults today. Understanding husbandry techniques and food plants that work best in the climate, altitude and soils of the northern Pennine dales of Yorkshire will ensure local food security in the future. The Three Dales are primarily a pastoral economy. Many dales families continue to live and work in the same areas that their families always have. Memories are long and farming people are conservative, and so we made 1900 our start date. 1960 is an arbitrary end date. Some of the influences that make 1960 the project's end date include: a marked increase in second-home ownership; the increased use of plastic flowerpots; and the installing of television in homes only recently connected to electricity.

    Swaledale, Grinton - J.R. Bradbury Swaledale, Grinton - J.R. Bradbury

  • England , Swaledale

    Arkle Cottage lies beside Arkle Beck on the east side of Reeth. The cottage had two walled gardens, one on either side of the cottage. In the east garden were a pig-sty, hen coop and lean-to greenhouse. From the gardens the family were virtually self-sufficient in food. The stone-built cottage is typical of an 18th century type owned by small farmer-cum-lead miner in Swaledale; two storys with central doorway.

    Part/component of: North Yorks Dales Cottage Gardens, Swaledale

    Arkle Cottage & walled garden. Reeth, Swaledale Arkle Cottage & walled garden. Reeth, Swaledale

  • England , Wensleydale

    'Dales, Plants and Gardens 1900-1960' is a project collecting information about cottage gardens in the North Yorkshire Dales of Swaledale, Arkengarthdale and Wensleydale; collectively known as The Three Dales. We are recording older dales people talking about the gardens that they remember, often from their childhood. Our focus is on the food plants grown and gathered from the wild, and how they were grown, stored and used. From these memories three publicly accessible gardens have been created by volunteers to be used as workshops for children and adults today. Understanding husbandry techniques and food plants that work best in the climate, altitude and soils of the northern Pennine dales of Yorkshire will ensure local food security in the future. The Three Dales are primarily a pastoral economy. Many dales families continue to live and work in the same areas that their families always have. Memories are long and farming people are conservative, and so we made 1900 our start date. 1960 is an arbitrary end date. Some of the influences that make 1960 the project's end date include: a marked increase in second-home ownership, the increased use of plastic flowerpots, and the installing of television in homes only recently connected to electricity.

    Wensleydale, Middleham allotments  approximately 1920s postcard Wensleydale, Middleham allotments approximately 1920s postcard