Gardens Of The World
We are in the last week of the Liberatti competition to win an Hermès Le Jardin de la Maharani Scarf and Scarf Ring and what a phenomenal response we have had from the four corners of the world. (Competition closes Wed 27 Sept) .
As promised, we are continuing our series to share readers favourite Gardens of the World and they are truly inspiring. We hope you enjoy this final update and if you haven’t yet got into the draw, head over to www.scarfring.com/competitions and enter by sharing your favourite coveted green space.
Take a browse through some of the world’s most inspired Gardens according to Liberatti readers. (Top photos: The popular and oft mentioned Jardin Majorelle, Morocco).
Kerry from Swindon shared Trebah Gardens in Cornwall
Trebah is a stunning 26 acre garden in the South-West on England, in Cornwall. The Fox Family acierd Trebah Gardens in 1831. Trebah was first laid out as a pleasure garden by Charles Fox, who was well know for being extremely specific with the location of every single tree that was planted there.
Lisa from Hull Loves Chatsworth House Gardens
Chatsworth House is a stately home in the Derbyshire Dales that looks across the divide between the Wye and Derwent valleys. The house and gardens were first constructed by Sir William Cavendish and Bess of Hardwick in 1555. Through the years, the Dukes have made few changes to the garden.
British gardening personality Alan Titchmarsh wrote in 2003: “Chatsworth’s greatest strength is that its owners have refused to let the garden rest on its Victorian laurels. It continues to grow and develop, and that is what makes it one of the best and most vibrant gardens in Britain.
Karen from Llanelli Reccomends Aberglasney gardens
Aberglasney House and Gardens is a medieval house and gardens set in the Tywi valley in the area of Llangathen, Carmarthenshire, West Wales. It is claimed and kept running by Aberglasney Restoration Trust, an enlisted charity. It is a Grade II listed building. Financed by Anthony Rudd (c. 1548– 1614), Bishop of St David’s Cathedral from 1594, the house had a rework in 1603, a period when it additionally most likely picked up its Elizabethan promenade plant, the best saved of its sort in all of Great Britain.
Fiona from London entered with Alnwick Garden
The Alnwick Garden is a stunning garden adjacent to Alnwick Castle in the town of Alnwick, Northumberland, England. The garden nurseries have a long history under the Dukes of Northumberland, however, they fell into decay until they were brought back to life at the turn of the 21st century. The garden now includes a variety of themed plantings designed around a central water cascade.
Tamsin from Brighton Salutes Sissinghurst Gardens
The garden at Sissinghurst Castle is in the Weald of Kent, in England at Sissinghurst village. Sissinghurst Gardens are among the most famous gardens in England and is grade 1 listed. The gardens are owned and maintained by the national trust.
The garden was created in the 1930s by Vita Sackville-West, poet & gardening writer, and her husband Harold Nicolson.
The garden itself is outlined as a progression of ‘rooms’, each with an alternate character of colour as well as topic, the dividers being high cut hedges and many pink walls. The rooms and “entryways” are arranged to the point that, you appreciate the excellence and beauty in any given room. You abruptly find another piece of the garden, making a walk a progression of disclosures that continue driving you into yet another zone of the garden.
Lisa from Colwyn Likes Bodnant Garden
Bodnant Garden is a National Trust garden near Tal-y-Cafn, in the county of Conwy, Wales. It looks over the Conwy Valley towards the Carneddau range of mountains and the views are stunning. The garden traverses 80 acres of slope and incorporates formal Italianate Terraces, casual bush outskirts loaded with plants from around the globe, and The Dell, a gorge garden, various remarkable trees and a waterfall.
Still Time to Enter
Thank you to everyone who has sent in their favourite gardens for this article, and if you are yet to comment, let us know your favourite gardens of the world in the comments for your chance to win an Hermès Le Jardin de la Maharani Scarf and Green Liberatti Lacquer Scarf Ring.
Head over to www.scarfring.com/competitions to enter by sharing your favorite coveted green space.
Good luck in the competition! Nicola x