Places to see Snowdrops near Oxford
I’m a garden designer in Oxford so here are some tips for viewing in and around Oxford but check out the website for other gardens near you.
- Waterperry Gardens – Oxford
- Welford Park – Newbury
- Colesbourne Park – Cheltenham
- Rodmarton Manor – Cirencester
- Stars and Snowdrops – near Banbury
The last one is a little gem I discovered with my children
How to look at snowdrops
A carpet of Snowdrops ‘Galanthus‘ is quite breathtaking but take time to bend down and admire the little flowers. Colesbourne Park grows about 250 varieties and has a lovely raised area to admire some of their varieties.
Buying and planting snowdrops
When snowdrops are ”in the green’ i.e. with leaves is the best time to plant snowdrops so take advantage of the various sales of these snowdrop collectors and enjoy your own little patch next year, planting them in a shady little corner.