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Prairie Good

This prairie garden is very similar to a number of Pete Oudolf designs you can see in the UK with... read more

Reviewed September 30, 2017
22007
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Auckland
Late Summer Loveliness

Stopped here on our return journey home from Eastbourne to Oxford and found this wonderful... read more

Reviewed September 28, 2017
Jessica-R-53
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Wallingford, United Kingdom
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exciting prairie garden of approx 8 acres planted in the naturalistic style using 50,000 plants of over 1000 different varieties.Expect layers of colour , texture and architectural splendour. Permanent sculpture collection and exhibited sculpture...more
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Morlands Farm Wheatsheaf Road | Wheatsheaf Road, Henfield BN5 9AT, England
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All reviews for sale home made cakes tea room unusual plants flower beds tea shop buy plants plant shop delicious homemade lovely tea enjoyable afternoon totem poles well worth the visit plenty of seats next year my mum walk around
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Reviewed October 15, 2017

We visited this on what turned out to be a rather dull and overcast day in October so wasn't the ideal weather conditions to see it at its best. The gardens are not particularly extensive, I believe they are about eight acres but they seem...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 30, 2017

This prairie garden is very similar to a number of Pete Oudolf designs you can see in the UK with one very significant difference. Here you can walk among the plants, many of which are at least two meters tall. This adds another whole dimension...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 28, 2017 via mobile

Stopped here on our return journey home from Eastbourne to Oxford and found this wonderful paradise..cant wait to come back next year

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Jessica-R-53
Reviewed September 17, 2017

This is a great garden with an unusual layout and fantastic planting. Intriguing sculptures complete the layout. Garden and plant shop are integrated. Unfortunately, the gardens sit in an otherwise featureless landscape.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 8, 2017

Plenty of parking. £7 entry fee. Easily accessible with paths meandering through the swaths of plants. A wide selection of cakes. We thought that £15 was expensive for a sandwich, two waters , one apple juice and a scone . The cashier added it up...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank ShariWestSussex
Reviewed September 8, 2017

The gardens here are simply stunning - huge borders - so wide visitors are encouraged to walk amongst them as well as past them. There is plenty of space and its been used very well - huge drifts of plants informally distributed with repeating patterns...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed September 5, 2017

I try to visit regularly as the garden itself changes and the ever varying weather adds a different perspective each time. So much colour with the grasses swaying in the breeze. Awesome. The garden will be ten years old in 2018 so watch out for...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank hellebore_queen
Reviewed September 4, 2017

No traditional flower beds here, instead impressive swathes of planting. The expansive beds offer walk-throughs to admire many hundreds of the same plant grouped together. There no 'rooms' as such and few trees - a wide-open environment under big skies and with views of the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 2, 2017 via mobile

What a pretty place! This is a more unusual and slightly different garden to visit. There are wonderful areas of architectural grasses and plants, the "sea" of yellow Rebeccia was a particular highlight. Great tea room with a wonderful selection of cakes and scones.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank charlies798
Reviewed September 2, 2017

This garden is situated just outside the Sussex village of Henfield and we visited with friends, who live nearby. We are keen gardeners and we thoroughly enjoyed this spectacular example of Prairie planting; vast swathes of Rudbeckias were in full flower when we visited, plus...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Nicky S
August 27, 2016|
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Response from S2354QWmaryl | Reviewed this property |
Details on Sussex prairies website Sounds great.
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Karl F
August 6, 2016|
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Response from tiff342 | Reviewed this property |
Brighton to Henfield turn right go through the village and out. Then turn right onto the albourne road . It's about a mile on the right . Look out for purple bison statues . Lovely tea rooms there . It's just a rather unique... More
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Marianne D
September 24, 2015|
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Response from SF15_13 | Reviewed this property |
Its all grass. but my friend was in a wheelchair and i managed to push her as it was a dry day. Fabulous gardens do go.
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