Here at Hotcourses we know there is nothing we all love more than a bit of celebrity gossip. Whether it’s Zayn leaving One Direction or Clarkson’s departure from Top Gear, for most of us celebrity scandals are a guilty pleasure. Although we cannot give you a private insight into Victoria Beckham’s wardrobe, or Kim Kardashian’s makeup bag, we can show you five amazing celebrity gardens to get you green with envy. Shh, the secrets out.
Sarah Jessica Parker
In true Sex in the City style, style queen Sarah Jessica Parker lives in a five story town house in New York, with a beautiful tiered garden that looks over the city. Who said amazing gardens had to be in the countryside?
One of the world’s most famous actors and directors, Mel Gibson spends his down time kicking back in his Connecticut mansion. We love this idea for making a garden less work, more play.
Daughter of the famous Beatles singer, Stella McCartney is one of Britain’s most famous fashion designers. When she’s not rubbing shoulders with the stars, McCartney can be found in her beautifully traditional Wiltshire garden.
In the back garden of her Hawaiian home, green fingered Oprah Winfrey has a rather impressive farm where she grows loads of fresh fruit and vegetables. If this wasn’t enough the back garden in her California home is also pretty stunning.
One of the most famous fashion designers in the world, Valentino has houses in London, Rome and New York, but his most famous is the Château de Wideville in France. Unsurprisingly, the gardens are just as spectacular as the house itself.
Probably the only man on this list who has actually designed the garden he sits in. As one of the UK’s most famous gardeners, Alan Titchmarsh’s own private garden will leave you wanting to go back and re-watch those old episodes of Ground Force.
If this has got you itching to dig out those gardening gloves and have a go, why not kick things off with a garden design course? Learning some top tips from a qualified expert is the easiest way to get your garden up to a celebrity standard in no time.
Jane McGuire received her BA (English) from the University of Loughborough. A yoga enthusiast with a sweet tooth, in her spare time you will probably find Jane in the gym or online shopping.