All hail the daffodil which is currently on parade in vast
battalions throughout the gardens. Generally smaller flowering
varieties have been selected for their flowering time, character
and colour and happily they are bulking up nicely.
The fruit collection at West Dean Gardens feature over 100
varieties of apple and 45 varieties of pears, including heritage
varieties with links to West Sussex. Read more in our West Dean
Apples specifically help improve the functioning of the bacteria
living inside of our large intestine, and early studies show that
apples change the metabolism within the digestive tract and change
the balance of bacteria. Read more about the health benefits of
apples in our blog.