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  • Wrapping up for Winter

    Rosemoor Garden on 30 Nov 2009 at 11:37 AM

    Looking like giant clumps of rhubarb that wouldn’t be out of place on the set of ‘Jurassic Park’, the Gunnera manicata growing along the stream and around the lake at Rosemoor provide a great spectacle from spring until autumn and provoke a lot of questions from visitors.  The huge leaves of Gunnera manicata can grow to two metres, or more, across and the prickly leaf stalks sometimes grow to two and a half metres long.



  • Carving a niche

    Rosemoor Garden on 25 Nov 2009 at 01:29 PM

    Rosemoor’s first large scale garden sculpture exhibition opens on the 27th November and will run through to the end of February – we hope you’ll come along and enjoy it!



  • Roses in the autumn

    sheiladearing on 12 Nov 2009 at 11:40 AM

    Roses in the Autumn

    The Roses here at Rosemoor have mostly finished blooming now with some exceptions; in the Cottage garden some are putting up a bit of a late show and, although the number of blooms on display is a mere smattering compared to the exuberance of their Summer offering, these flowers are a welcome sight and lift the spirits on an overcast and rainy day. I’m pleased tosee that Rosa ‘Stanwell Perpetual’ is living up to its name and still producing its pink sweetly scented blooms, just right for a small vase for the dining table


  • Fruits of our labour

    sheiladearing on 11 Nov 2009 at 02:27 PM

    The apple harvest here at Rosemoor is safely gathered in now. Pictured here is one of the last trees to be picked in the orchard, which is a cooker called Edward VII.


  • The Rocket has landed

    sheiladearing on 05 Nov 2009 at 09:12 AM

    Exciting times are here at Rosemoor as we have just taken delivery of a new composting machine.

    This machine, called 'The Rocket', accelerates the composting process, taking just 2 weeks instead of months. The machine uses frequent turning and heat to speed up the process