Latest News - Jonathan Pearce

28 Aug 2020

20 Star Plants

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We’re celebrating 20 years of the stunning Millennium Garden – our wild, one-acre contemporary landscape designed by world-renowned Dutch plantsman, Piet Oudolf.

6 Aug 2020

20 years of glorious displays

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This August we are delighted to be celebrating 20 years of this floral delight and breathtaking garden, our Millennium Garden...

4 Jun 2020

May 2020 – Gardens

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As the gardens transition from spring to summer our Head Gardener, Jonathan, discusses the highlights from the last month including the challenges he faces and the beauty of sculpture that accentuates the gardens.

22 May 2020

Irises galore this May

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Our Head Gardener, Jonathan, updates you on how the gardens are looking in May and the challenges he is having to face with wildlife nesting in amongst the gardens and other creatures snacking on the plants!

6 May 2020

Early May 2020 – Gardens

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The spring displays are looking fantastic in the Corten Infinity Garden here at Pensthorpe Natural Park. Our Wildlife Habitat Garden is also blooming after some heavy rain recently.

20 Mar 2020

The first day of spring

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Jonathan wrote this blog with a hope of inspiring those of you who are isolated at home to get outside into your gardens and enjoy the peace, tranquillity and beauty that can be found from all the different plant species that appear at this time of year.

5 Mar 2020

February 2020 – Gardens

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Our Head Gardener, Jonathan, discusses the impact of the weather on the four gardens as well as the cut down of the Millennium Garden.

6 Feb 2020

January 2020 – Gardens

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Our Head Gardener, Jonathan, discusses the burst of scents and colours that currently permeate the four gardens; from the winter-flowering honeysuckle to the Witch Hazel, the scents from our gardens will certainly awaken your senses...

9 Jan 2020

December 2019 – Gardens

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Our Head Gardener, Jonathan, discusses the reopening of the Mill Pond Bridge, the never-ending task of clearing leaves, as well as the temporary sculptures created to inject colour into the gardens at this time of year...

5 Dec 2019

November 2019 – Gardens

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Our Head Gardener, Jonathan, discusses the latest work carried out in the gardens ready for the new year...

8 Nov 2019

October 2019 – Gardens

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Our Head Gardener, Jonathan, discusses the changes in the gardens as well as the exclusive upcoming event in this look back on October...

3 Oct 2019

September 2019 – Gardens

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Our Head Gardener, Jonathan, discusses the changing colours in ours gardens as well as the stunning sculptures that complement our Millennium Garden in this look back on September...

19 Mar 2019

Spring in the gardens

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Our Head Gardener Jonathan discusses what springtime entails at Pensthorpe...