Tag: Kent house and garden

Sculpture In The Garden

Our annual sculpture show is on until the 14th of August with fifteen artists from the south east showing over 70 pieces of work. Everything is for sale with prices from £15 to £8000. With the beautiful backdrop of our 12 acres of gardens it makes a great afternoon visit with the possibility of a little retailFinde mehr heraus

Exotic blooms

The blue Vanda orchid in our main greenhouse is in full glorious flower, matching the blooms of the Tibouchina growing up the wall. Both these tropical flowers from different continents make the greenhouse feel very exotic. Our first ever hand of bananas is developing nicely and adds to the tropical theme.

Celebrate the Queen of the Borders

The delphiniums are budding up nicely and should be looking at their spectacular best for the start of the festival next weekend.   On Sunday 19th we will be joined by Andy Garland and the Radio Kent Sunday Gardening Team, broadcasting their show live from the garden. In the afternoon the Delphinium Society will beFinde mehr heraus

Big Blowsy Blooms in the Bearded Iris Border

The collection of over 100 bearded irises which are growing on the hot south facing border of the walled garden are just starting their season this weekif we get some sunshine they’ll really have hit their stride by the weekend making a carpet of mixed colours. The Japanese wisteria over the entrance to theFinde mehr heraus

Opening the gates for the 2016 Jahreszeit

Vital health and safety checks have been carried out on the swing in the Wild Garden before we open for the new season. The earlier daffodils‘The Emperorand ‘Maximus Superbusare already in full flower and looking glorious in the sunshine. Narcissus ‘Telamonius Plenusis our oldest daffodil recorded from the 1620’s so may have beenFinde mehr heraus

Late summer sunshine

Rudbeckia ‘Prairie Sunmaking a splash in the cut flower beds. The recent rain has refreshed the garden and all the late doers are flourishing. The herbaceous borders are full of Aster x frikartii ‘Monch’, Stipa gigantea, Perovskia atriplicifolia,Sedums and Penstemmons. The annual trim of the mammoth yew hedge surrounding the formal garden is underFinde mehr heraus

Fed up with stack? Relax and enjoy the sculpture

The annual Sculpture in the Gardens continues despite the recent downpours and terrible traffic! Whether a discerning art lover with some cash to splash or simply someone who fancies a trip out to enjoy the spectacle, a trip to Godinton will be sure to please. As ever, we have a wide range of garden artFinde mehr heraus