Ideas for your garden and patio, showing award-winning gardens as well as lots of inspiring ideas such as Gardens with Seating Areas. Here we also showcase some of our favourite gardens that never cease to inspire us. These include Overbecks, Villa Taranto and Isola Bella.

The Tropical Gardens of Tresco in the Scilly Isles

The Tropical Gardens at Tresco Abbey Where in the British Isles could you find plants from South Africa, Chile, the Canary Islands, New Zealand, and the Mediterranean all in one place? Kew is the obvious answer, but these plants aren’t under glass. They are all thriving - even self-seeding - [...]

2020-06-03T16:04:12+00:00By Paramount Plants|Garden Inspiration & Ideas|

Nymans Gardens Sussex – A Garden For All Seasons

Nymans is a spectacular garden overlooking the Sussex Weald.  It’s been under the National Trust’s care since 1953 but began its transformation when Ludwig Messel bought the 600-acre estate in the 1880s.  Nymans Gardens Sussex is one of the first properties the National Trust took on and in 2018 the [...]

2020-06-09T10:01:27+00:00By Paramount Plants|Garden Inspiration & Ideas|

Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens

Plant Hunting At Abbotsbury Sub-Tropical Gardens Abbotsbury Sub Tropical Gardens on Dorset’s south coast are 20 acres of grade 1 listed 18th century gardens with a magnificent collection of rare and unusual trees.  The gardens are a rare example of tropical plant life in the UK and are made possible [...]

2020-06-09T10:14:42+00:00By Paramount Plants|Garden Inspiration & Ideas|

William Wordsworth – Poet And Landscape Designer

Our visit to Rydal Mount Gardens - This year marks the 250th birthday of William Wordsworth, one of England’s most aptly named and best-loved poets. He’s best known for the classic ‘I Wandered Lonely As A Cloud’ which many of us remember from school days, but poetry wasn’t his only [...]

2020-06-09T11:40:45+00:00By Paramount Plants|Garden Inspiration & Ideas|

Brooklyn Botanical Gardens, New York City

The city of New York is famous for many things: the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty, Central Park and Broadway. But a lesser known jewel of this great city is one of the most beautiful and renowned botanical gardens in the world. The Japanese Garden in Brooklyn [...]

2020-06-10T08:13:52+00:00By Paramount Plants|Garden Inspiration & Ideas|
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