All Trädgårdsresan’s venues are also members of the Society of Gardens in West Sweden.
A different kind of garden
Welcome to a garden with a manifesto offering a distinctive message: ‘A different kind of garden’ tries to challenge and question traditional garden models in both actions and words.READ MORE
A garden for the senses in Marstrand
Sit under the pergola, on the kissing bench round the beech tree, or on the grass. Enjoy the trickle of the water in the waterfall and the fountain. Listen to the twittering of the birds. It feels good to be here.READ MORE
Welcome to the magical island of Alaska with its unique stone garden. You can swim in the salty turquoise waters here and be spellbound by this very special place.READ MORE
Sitting prettily on a peninsula is Dalsland’s gem, Baldersnäs. The English park, the finest of its kind at the time, was originally created around the beginning of the 19th century.READ MORE
Restored visitor garden with roots as far back as the 1600s – part of the listed Västra Gatan street. Parkland trees, perennials and rockeries leading up towards the lookout point, with a view of the Göta River. Open all year round. Guided tours by arrangement. At certain times we also do guided tours of Strandparken, finalist in Park of the Year 2017.READ MORE
Open garden with greenhouse, kitchen garden, herb garden, farm shop and heritage trail. Experience organic gardening in practice here. We offer courses and unique experiences and can arrange guided garden tours. Worth noting – GPS sometimes shows the forest road which is not passable.READ MORE
EKA Environmental Sanctuary
This place tells an amazing story about an area that was once polluted but has been brought back to life after being cleaned up. Our vision is that the environment here should be preserved for at least 100 years!READ MORE
Apple trees planted in the 1800s and a hundred year old pear tree – come to a place where you can feel the history.READ MORE
Eriksgård in Tvååker
Our focus is on growing perennials that suit our Swedish climate. Mainly wholesale trade but also other sales methods. Lovely private garden that can be shown by arrangement.READ MORE
Garden trails in two gardens; the old nursery garden and the owner’s private garden. Unique and personal. An unusual selection of bushes, trees and perennials.READ MORE
Gothenburg Botanical Garden
Welcome to one of West Sweden’s foremost visitor attractions. Although over half a million people visit every year there’s still plenty of room for you. Round the clock.READ MORE
OTHER MEMBERS OF THE SOCIETY OF GARDENS IN WEST SWEDEN
The society is made up of devoted garden enthusiasts/growers with extensive knowledge. There’s a rich variety of gardens, regarding both type and size.
Östra Dammen, 471 44 Åstol
Lovely green space by the sea which is part of the island of Åstol's cultural heritage. The park is divided into three areas, one for just being, one for children and one for activities. The park is open all year round.
Annebergsvägen 2, 512 90 Hillared
One of Sweden’s largest garden centres with plants, flowers and accessories for home and garden. A large selection of summer flowers. April-June open most days 9am-7pm. Other months open most days 9am-6pm.
Tel: +46 (0) 33–282122
Malma Skattegården 107, 465 91 Nossebro
Rural and traditional historic garden with old fruit trees, ancient ‘warden trees’ planted to defend against bad luck, meadows, a lilac bower, roses and vegetable patch. Sales of craftwork, apple juice and plants when available. Open by arrangement.
Tel: +46 (0) 709–741670, +46 (0) 512–81133
Gravryd Västergården, 516 93 Rångedala resp. Göteborgsvägen 179, 504 63 Borås
Two well stocked garden centres with house and garden plants, and all other gardening accessories. Large home décor department. Make your garden dreams into reality here. Open weekdays 10am-6pm, weekends 10am-3pm.
Tel: +46 (0) 33–279500
Halsvägen/Mulltorp 303, 472 94 Svanesund
Garden design and landscaping focusing on typical Swedish west coast plants and environments. Shop selling plants open April-October. For anyone dreaming of a Bohuslänsk garden. Opening times, see website.
Tel: +46 (0) 704–856240
Bräckeliden 103, 471 72 Hjälteby
The original aromatic garden was laid in 1985 and is now a herb garden, growing a range of old fashioned herb varieties. At the heritage centre there’s a traditional ‘dubbelhus’ (double width house) containing a museum, as well as a small cottage, a longhouse, smithy, school, store and barn, with a large assembly room and café. Open for tours Sundays in July and August 4pm-6pm. During May-September groups can book tours via tel.
Sunna 101, 471 90, Kyrkesund, Tjörn
Grankärrsvägen 32, 435 39 Mölnlycke
A verdant garden where the road ends, with rhododendron and other bushes and trees. There’s water to find a peaceful moment by, and a rockery and vegetable garden, amongst other things. The garden is a great spot for birds and animals. Plants for sale in the little nursery. Ring to visit.
Tel: +46 (0) 706–524339