London Open Gardens 2024

London’s private, secret and little-known gardens across the city will be open for the duration of one weekend. 

Keukenhof 2024 Spring Garden


Keukenhof 2024 opens today

The famous flower exhibition, Keukenhof, opens its doors today – exactly 75 years after it first opened for the public.

Hever Castle Gardens with the daffodils


Daffodils at Hever Castle & Gardens

With an impressive 250,000 blooms, Hever Castle & Gardens promises rivers of gold meandering through the estate in celebration of the narcissus.

Historic image of the botanic garden in Leiden, the Netherlands.


Hortus Botanicus Leiden

Hortus Botanicus in Leiden, the Netherlands celebrated their 434th anniversary this week.

The glasshouse at RHS Wisley


BSL Tour: The Wisley Glasshouse

John Wilson will lead the next British Sign Language (BSL) tour of the RHS Wisley Glasshouse, including the Orchid House, three climatic zones and Houseplant Takeover display.

Damien Hirst The Secrets - Tolerance


Damien Hirst: The Secrets

The Secrets by Damien Hirst consist of a series of eight unique prints that depict thriving, flourishing gardens based on works from his latest series, The Secret Gardens Paintings.

Barnsley House Hotel acquired by the PIG Hotel Group


Barnsley House acquired by the PIG Hotel Group

The group’s latest acquisition is the 17th century Barnsley House hotel, tucked away in the Cotswold’s village of Barnsley, just four miles from Cirencester.

Game of Thrones trees avenue at Dark Hedges in Ireland


Dark Hedges

Known as Dark Hedges, Bregagh Road in Armoy, County Antrim saw the felling of at least six of the ancient beeches deemed a public safety risk.

Churchbarn Garden designed by Stefano Marinaz Landscape Architecture


Church Barn Garden Open Day

18th century Church Barn garden in Essex, designed by Stefano Marinaz open in aid of Havens Hospices.

Marqueyssac's incredible sculpted topiary

On Instagram

Dordogne magic

Instagram eye candy courtesy of @dordogneperigord of Marqueyssac’s incredible sculpted topiary.

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