The Garden's outdoor displays


In May over 200 species and varieties start their magnificent flower festival and are the main attraction at this time of the year.

Flowering Rhododendron in May
The tall pines provide light shade in this area of which pastel-coloured astilbes take advantage adding more interest.

Great care is taken to protect the soil from the detrimental influence of the chalky bedrock of the area to ensure the best possible growing conditions for the rhododendrons.