No two years are ever the same in gardening, and indeed this year the seasons have always been roughly a month ahead of themslves.
There is lots of great summer interest to be found in the gardens right now.
Rose season is well and truly here, and there really is something for everyone.
The gardens team are aiming for a gold medal on their return to RHS Tatton this July.
One of the best springs ever for Magnolias heads deep into Rhododendron season.
These exquisite blooms offer spectacular displays.
The gardens team have recently completed the groundworks for the new project at the Duckery, with first phase planting to take place in the next two weeks.
After a winter season of significant project work our new look gardens will be unveiled to all on Sunday 2nd April.
One of the very best times of year to visit the garden is here...
Congratulations to the gardens team on winning a Silver Gilt medal at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016.