Compton Acres in Dorset Celebrates Japanese Horticulture

Compton Acres will be hosting their annual Japanese Weekend, celebrating the beauty of Japanese horticulture in their renowned gardens.

Compton Acres - Japanese Gardens

Compton Acres, Dorset’s finest private gardens, will be holding their 4th annual Japanese Weekend from Saturday 30th April to Monday the 2nd of May. Showcasing the magnificence of their Japanese garden in full bloom, there will be experts on hand to offer guidance on recreating a Japanese garden at home.

Situated in Canford Cliffs, Poole, the Japanese Garden at Compton Acres perfectly encompasses the elegance and serenity of Japanese horticulture. Regarded as one of the finest examples in the country, it features an authentic Tea House and a variety of spectacular plants that include Japanese rhododendrons, wisterias, cherries and maples.

The gardening experts from Compton Acres will be joined by the growers from the Koirin Azalea Centre, who provide the gardens exemplary beautiful azaleas. On hand at the Plant Centre from the Sunday to Monday, they will answer questions on cultivation and care. There will also be an excellent selection of locally grown Japanese plants for people to purchase, with a discount to mark the event.

Bernard Merna, the owner of Compton Acres, has commented:

“We would like to invite people to come and view our spectacular Japanese Garden which at this time of year is bursting with colour. Inspiring people to create their own version at home, we are delighted to offer expert advice and a selection of stunning plants.”

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