Azalea bowl is 60

Exbury Gardens marks diamond anniversary of its famed Azalea Bowl

3rd May 2024

It’s extremely floral, vibrantly-coloured, and probably the most photographed and romantic spot at Exbury Gardens – and this year The Azalea Bowl celebrates its 60th birthday.


The Exbury Gardens’ gardening team – centre pic from left to right Emma Callan, Chloe Le Poidevin-Holmes, Tom Clarke, Adam Brooks and Emma Bouchard.

RHS Rosemoor first prize

Exbury rhododendrons win at RHS Rosemoor

22nd Apr 2024

Our garden team attended the Rhododendron show at RHS Rosemoor over the weekend and Exbury Gardens won the Crosfield Challenge Cup for the best three hybrids of different parentage bred and raised in the garden of the exhibitior (RHS).


Warm, wet weather brings on the blooms

5th Mar 2024

Visitors to Exbury Gardens in the New Forest, which opens for the season on 9 March, are set for a floral treat as the recent warm, damp weather has triggered lots of blooms, up to 3 weeks earlier than normal.

Dragonfly face

What's in the water?

4th Mar 2024

Dragon and damsel flies are spectacular insects attracted to watery places such as streams, ponds and bogs, where they live and breed. The adult forms are very obvious in the summer months, but what goes on unseen under water?




Surprise family discovered during bird box review!

29th Jan 2024

Tiny mouse gives survey team a surprise during our annual review of bird boxes. 

Rare dementia garden

Rare dementia garden relocates to Exbury

24th Jun 2023

A stunning sanctuary garden designed for those living with rare dementias and their carers, that won three top awards at the Chelsea Flower Show, has been moved and is now on display at Exbury.