February 1919

A gang of 150 workmen and 60 gardeners were employed to create a new landscape and to plant and nurture the new plants.
Bore holes were sunk, a 120’ water tower built alongside 22 miles of underground pipes, 26 miles of new pathways and 2 acres of greenhouses.

January 1919

The 200 acre Exbury Estate was purchased by Lionel de Rothschild to pursue his passion for horticultural excellence and experimentation.