Curator’s Plant of the Month – March 2018

daffodils at Thorp Perrow

NARCISSUS Daffodil is the official common name for any plant that falls under the genus Narcissus, including jonquils, paperwhites, and Lent Lily. But most people use the term “daffodil” to refer to the familiar trumpet-shaped springtime blooms. Thorp Perrow holds several ancient varieties in the historic ‘Springs Wood’ area of the Arboretum. The Daffodil Society found […]

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Silent Space at Thorp Perrow

Silent Space at Thorp Perrow

  In March 2017, Thorp Perrow became the first ‘Northern’ garden to participate in a new project with aims to create a quiet space for visitors to enjoy a moment of peace, away from phones and the distractions of modern life. Silent Space is a project initiated and run by Oxfordshire based garden writer, Liz […]

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