Originally a private botanic garden, this four-acre secluded corner of East Dorset is a plantsmens paradise. Packed with naturalistic style the acclaimed garden also features many rare trees and shrubs including some of the best specimens in the UK. These are planted to dramatic effect throughout the garden
Celebrating 20 years of ownership in 2014, Neil Lucas is the UKs leading authority on ornamental grasses. His renowned planting style has featured in magazines and newspapers across the country and at Knoll he has brought hundreds of varieties of ornamental grasses and flowering perennials together to create a truly inspirational garden.
An ever-changing garden, Knoll is unusual peaking in late summer and autumn – a time of glorious colour and abundant wildlife.
Garden tours provide the opportunity to learn more about this working garden which each year sees new plantings and themes.
Regular grass masterclasses offer the chance to discover how to use grasses in a garden setting, with advice on both maintenance and design. (View the 2014 grass masterclass event dates - 20kb PDF)
An on-site specialist nursery and on-line shop supplies quality ornamental grasses and flowering perennials, many of which can be seen growing in the garden.
For opening times and entrance fees, please check their website for the latest details.