In spring and early summer trees and shrubs jostle for space amongst a glorious succession of spring bulbs. Carpets of snowdrops, winter aconites, crocus and anemones along with banks of hellebores put on a wonderful show.
Tree paeonies, bearded iris and roses are amongst the later delights to be seen in the beds. There are many unusual plants to be discovered in the gardens throughout the year.
A selection of photos of Highdown Gardens throughout the seasons: