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Looking good at West Dean Gardens in spring - Part 2

Posted on 18th April 2018

In terms of fruit blossom, most of it is all before us. Hoorah! Cherry blossom will soon fill one wall in the pit yard and pears and apples won't be far behind, so there's plenty to ooh over if you visit West Dean in the coming month, not forgetting the flowery meads that have been created throughout the Gardens and Arboretum.

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    What's looking good in April

    Posted on 7th April 2017

    Fritillaries are the flowery beacons of early April in the orchard at West Dean Gardens. Generally the appearance of all/any bulb is a treat, even blousy pink tulips that are currently frolicking in the Walled Garden are eye-catchers, wear your sunglasses though as they're so bright.

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    Looking Good in March

    Posted on 3rd March 2017

    At this time of year gardeners are delighted to see the first naturalised bulb displays as some sort of payback for a less-than-thrilling two months of cutting back herbaceous and applying compost and bark mulch over winter. Read more in our latest blog by Sarah Wain.