The Green Pages: Great Dixter House and Gardens - England (Display Gardens)

Main Details
Website: Visit their website
E-Mail: Contact them
Phone: 01797 254044 for the nursery
Physical address: Great Dixter
East Sussex
TN31 6PH.

Reviews and Endorsements:
Recommended by -

This is acknowledged to be one of the greatest gardens created in England in the last century. One of the great plantsmen of England is working there, Fergus Garrett, and he has inherited the responsibility for its care from the family member that made the greatest difference to the garden, Christopher Lloyd.

Any of Christopher Lloyd's books is worth reading, and owning. He carried on a long and caring correspondence with his great friend Beth Chatto, who also has a nursery , and a very different style of gardening.

The nursery catalogue is available online, and you can save yourself a great deal of time in finding the better plants by looking in the catalogue. Why grow bad plants when you can grow great ones? If you cannot order them from Great Dixter, you will still know the names of the ones that repay you best for the effort of growing and caring for them.

If you visit England and care about gardening, you should go to Great Dixter. It is an education you are unlikely to forget.

[ Reply to this comment ]


« Edit this entry's details

« Work here? Claim this business

« Return to The Green Pages front page

National Gardening Association

© 2016 Dash Works, LLC
Times are presented in US Central Standard Time
Today's site banner is by dirtdorphins and is called "Crocus"

About - Contact - Terms of Service - Privacy - Memberlist - Acorns - Links - Ask a Question - Newsletter

Follow us on TwitterWe are on Facebook.We Pin at Pinterest.Subscribe to our Youtube ChannelView our instagram