Crabtree & Evelyn: The Botanical Studio

Show Gardens
Discover scented pathways set out to reveal the perfume-inspiring qualities of flowers and botanicals. Working with award-winning designer Jade Goto, the garden has been planted in tiers reflecting the base, heart and top notes of classic perfumery creation.

In keeping with this fragrant and botanical treasure chest, the garden invites the passer-by to tread a path through mono-planted blocks evocative of the perfume fields of Grasse in Provence. The raised planters of singular species temporarily tame the abundant nature of fragrant notes, allowing the viewer to stop and inhale each one’s essence, enchanting the senses.

A perfumery still spills fine rivers of copper through the plants leading to the garden’s heart. Constructed from wood and glass, The Still Room is a botanical studio where the viewer can sit, pause and gaze upon the perfumer practising their art.

All Show Gardens

Get involved

The Royal Horticultural Society is the UK’s leading gardening charity. We aim to enrich everyone’s life through plants, and make the UK a greener and more beautiful place.