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HALL GRANGE WILDERNESS GARDEN, CROYDON

Hall Grange near Croydon was the home of the Reverend Wilks, horticultural pioneer and breeder of the Shirley Poppy. His wild garden was a radical departure from the more usual ornamental and formal Victorian Gardens of the time. In the garden were areas of natural heath, sphagnum bog, acid grass and ancient woodland, with wandering paths throughout. Some ornamental plantings were made, including a bamboo walk, azaleas and a small orchard. The garden has a long history of being open to the public but over time, the rhododendrons have advanced to smother heath, grassland, paths and bog.

The owners of the garden, MHA, are keen to get the garden back to its glory days and we have been working on the masterplan for its restoration and management.


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