Category Archives: Grounds Team updates

A selection of updates direct from the team responsible for 120 acres of ‘Capability’ Brown parkland and garden. Work in progress, planting projects, tree work and much more!

Landscape & Garden Update 14.04.16

Working in the landscape garden of Compton Verney is a real treat. On any given day I can see a new-to-me bird species, a flower bloom for the first time of the season or a unique cloud formation. Just now, the structure of the site is changing as deciduous shrubs and trees gain their leaves, closing off vistas and increasing the intimacy of the woodland walks.

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Horticulture Apprentice Wanted – Landscape and Garden

Horticulture Apprentice Vacancy for the Landscape and Garden of Compton Verney.

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Maybe not on the surface your average garden; at least not in most people’s imagination. A property like Compton Verney does however support a surprising amount of horticultural activity, requiring much knowledge, planning and care. Continue reading

They call me Capability Brown

Below is a colourful, informative and entertaining video, the latest offering from CB300 HQ, or the Capability Brown Festival team to be more precise, and in support of the 2016 year of celebration.

It’s a fast pace film so hold on to your horses, and remember to keep your eyes peeled for a view of the landscape at Compton Verney! Just click on the play icon below, or click on the following link to catch your five minute Brownian whirlwind tour!

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Landscape & Garden Update 28.1.16

It’s high time for an update from the grounds team at Compton Verney where so much is happening it’s almost too difficult to keep track! We’re into that time of heavenly sunsets and beautiful frosty mornings, which of course brings ample opportunity for topping up the photo album.
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