Wisley Gardeners

Gardening team from Wisley

The gardeners at Wisley talk about what happens behind the scenes at the largest RHS Garden

The garden at Wisley is the largest of the RHS Gardens. The gardening team varies from 150 to 200 gardeners depending on the time of the year, and includes trainee gardeners who spend up to two years studying and working at Wisley.

The gardeners have been blogging about Wisley garden for the past four years. Read through some of their blogs and find out more about this beautiful and ever-changing garden.

Wisley's posts and conversations

  • Rhubarb, rhubarb, rhubarb - Laurent Trenga, Taste of Wisley

    I don’t remember rhubarb featuring in the Trenga potager when I was growing up in France.

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  • Bees buzzing over pear blossom at Wisley: Orchard Blog March 2014 - with Jim Arbury

    Spring is definitely upon us. After the late spring of last year I am surprised by this year&rs

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  • Tidying up Euphorbias on the Trials Field at Wisley with Ian Tocher

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  • Wisley's New Beginning - a Mediterranean Makeover, with Sabatino Urzo

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  • Warm wet winter in the Orchard at Wisley - Jim Arbury

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  • Take a Winter Walk around Seven Acres with Verity Bradbury at Wisley

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  • From wild to tame on the Trials Field at Wisley - training hybrid berries - with Petra Hancock

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  • Everlasting apples and tips on their care - with Jim Arbury at RHS Garden Wisley

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  • A fresh treat from the Garden - by Laurent Trenga, Taste of Wisley

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  • Harvesting apples and pears at RHS Garden Wisley - Jim Arbury

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  • Plot-to-plate – and beyond at RHS Garden Wisley

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  • Berries, a bountiful summer and flavoursome Fridays at RHS Garden Wisely

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  • It's getting a little fruity at Wisley...

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  • A sustainable alternative; wildflower meadow by Sabatino Urzo at RHS Garden Wisley

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  • Mid-June, and what beautiful flowers...Lucie Rudnicka in the Alpine department, RHS Garden Wisley

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  • Just how do you celebrate a century of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show with bedding? - Rohanna Heyes

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  • Eye-catching plants in the Glasshouse at Wisley, with Cara Smith

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  • A craze transcendent in fashion, Tulips at RHS Wisley by Sabatino Urzo

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  • Blog from the Orchard, by Jim Arbury, RHS Garden Wisley

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  • ***Extended until 23 June***Pelargonium fans at Wisley - with Paul and Katie

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  • Going to sea in a sieve at Wisley - with Lucie Ponsford

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  • The Roots of RHS Garden Wisley, by Sabatino Urzo

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  • The Diary of a Wisley Gardener 2013 - with Lucie Ponsford

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  • Orchid Fantasy comes to life at Wisley - with Helen Feary

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  • First steps for Top Terrace Summer Bedding at Wisley - with Rohanna Heyes

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  • Butterflies with personalities - Cara Smith

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  • New arrivals and seed pod lookalikes - Butterflies at Wisley with Cara Smith

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  • Points for cuteness with the butterflies at Wisley - Cara Smith

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  • Blocked Drains, Steinbeck and Bunnies in Wisley's Wild Garden with Rohanna Heyes

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  • Having a "nose" around the butterflies at Wisley - with Cara Smith

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  • Butterflies in the Glasshouse - peek behind the scenes with Cara Smith at Wisley

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  • A little something for summer...Rohanna Heyes: Wisley Trainee

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  • Ways with willow - A Wisley Trainee's work - Rohanna Heyes.

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  • Wisley's castles for the bugs and the bees - Lucie Ponsford

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  • What do Aphrodite, Plato and Alexander the Great have in Common? Apples! - a blog by Rohanna Heyes

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  • The Art of Formal Gardening:Sweet Peas at Wisley by Sabatino Urzo

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  • Splendour of the Grass - Rohanna Heyes, Wisley Trainee

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  • Wisley's way with annuals - a blog by Lucie Ponsford

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  • As Autumn Approaches - A trainee's alpine experience at RHS Garden Wisley

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  • Beware the thorns of devils and porcupines at Wisley

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  • Windy Weather Wound at Wisley

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  • Introducing Wisley's new Bonsai Walk

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  • Wisley's Sleeping Beauty comes into full bloom

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