London Parks and Gardens Trust

The Wilderness, Croydon Shirley Summary. The Wilderness survives as a four acre, albeit overgrown, private garden on Shirley Church Road, Croydon.  Between 1904–1923 the garden was experimental and influential, created by the Rev. William Wilks, an amateur and gifted horticulturist and Secretary of the Royal Horticultural Society.  The garden is highly significant as an interpretation… Continue reading London Parks and Gardens Trust