Freezing weather hits world-famous gardens

Snow and freezing temperatures have led to the closure of world famous gardens at Wakehurst, Ardingly - the country arm of the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew - this week.

Friday, 2nd March 2018, 1:02 pm
Updated Friday, 8th June 2018, 3:10 am
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But the gardens’ National Trust owners hope that the gardens will re-open to the public tomorrow.

However a spokesman urged people to check the Wakehurst website - https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/wakehurst - before visiting.

Meanwhile, these photos of Wakehurst’s winter wonderland were taken by Maud Verstappen of the gardens’ horticultural team.

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