Many of the informal gardens we have on our guide are home to a diverse range of wildlife.We have selected just a few but you can find more by using the search facility at the top of this page, which will help you in your organic gardening.
The walled garden at Dunninald Castle is planted with traditional mixed borders, vegetables, fruit trees and greenhouse.
An exceptionally interesting and enjoyable garden' (Noel Kingsbury, The Garden).
The formal garden at Englefield House was laid out in the 17th century and the terraces and stone staircases were built in 1860.
Erddig is a very special place - a unique family home with great gardens that has captured the way of life of a bustling household during the early years of the last century.
Exbury Gardens on the edge of the New Forest. Spectacular collection of woodland, herbaceous, contemporary and formal gardens
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Farringford Garden - Find out more about Tennyson, his family, and his love of gardening and the natural world!.
A lovely informal garden covering 43 acres, great for wildlife with lakes and streams.
The House and Garden of the famous Naturalist
The lovely Godinton House has twelve acres of tranquil gardens.
Remarkable House and historic gardens restored to original design
Great Dixter is the family home of the late Christopher Lloyd, who had devoted his lifetime to creating one of the most experimental, exciting and constantly changing gardens of our time.
Built in 1759, Helmsley Walled Garden is a beautiful five acre garden sitting beneath the imposing ruins of Helmsley Castle.
Hergest Croft is unusual in having been gardened continuously by four generations of the Banks family over the past 120 years
Hever Castle, on the Kent border have lovingly tended gardens bringing colour and life all the year round surround.
A top ten Great British Garden - Hidcote Manor is one of the greatest gardens in England created last century by the great horticulturist Major Lawrence Johnston.
Hidden Valley - Award winning garden - the most colourful Summer Garden in Cornwall
Congratulations to Worthing Borough Council who maintain this lovely Chalk Garden, Highdown Gardens.
The Gardens at Highnam Court have been lovingly restored and expanded. Sir Hubert Parry the famous composer once lived here.
A National Gardens Scheme gem of a cottage garden set in 1.33 acres of beautiful Cotswolds countryside.
Endsleigh Garden was designed and created by Humphrey Repton in 1814
Houghton Lodge and its gardens are situated close to the historic small town of Stockbridge.
This interesting and unusual house at Ickworth is surrounded by a great Park with lovely gardens.
This inviting terraced garden at Inveresk Lodge has been completely restored by the National Trust for Scotland.
The gardens of Kelmarsh Hall Estate are essentially 20th century in origin and design and are largely attributable to Nancy Lancaster.
Lamport Hall is set in tranquil gardens, enclosed by a spacious park.
3 acres of mixed herbaceous planting within 4 walled gardens, set amongst 27 acres of policies, in the grounds of the historic Langley Park House, dating from the early 18th century.
Llwyngarreg open under the NGS. The garden features many unusual plant including primulas, bamboos, blue Himalayan poppies, acers, rhododendrons and magnolias.
As summer progresses at Longstock Water Gardens further plants come to life giving vibrant colour to the garden.
Restored back from obscurity - The Lost Gardens of Heligan are one of Britain's finest restorations.
130 acres of lost gardens dating back 350 years set against the dramatic backdrop of a ruined early 19th century sandstone Lowther Castle, both in the process of restoration.