The future for gardening in Yorkshire - dry gardens? Not today!
Not a lot to see in the demonstration gardens as the head gardener and his team had been spending the last few weeks at Chelsea - and came away with a Gold Medal! It should be better in a few weeks' time when they have had time to put out all the bedding and vegetables.
Rhododendrons and azaleas
photos by Graham Baldry
Visit to Rufford Park
Ruined buildings at Rufford Park
The formal gardens
This building, which was previously a swimming pool, now holds an art exhibition
The grounds and a splendid tree seen from the ruined abbey