Select Page

Come join me on one of my grand garden tours. Everything is taken care of. You will see beautiful gardens, eat lovely meals, meet new friends and most of all bring home inspiration for your own garden!

Partenering in the UK and Europe with Arena Travel and Boxwood Tours and in Australia/New Zealand with Botanica World Discoveries

2023. UK & Adding France Plus Australia and/or New Zealand

Building on the success of my 2019 and 2022 tours we are expanding our horizons. We will revisit the UK with new gardens added. Before the UK I will be leading a seperate tour in France. To cap it off I will be co-leading tours of Australia and/or New Zealand with my good friend Michael Marriott.

Taking Reservations For Australia and/or New Zealand 

You can do either tour or combine them for the trip of a lifetime!

Click on any of the links below to be taken to Botanical World Discoveries’ website to learn more and book that particular tour. You can only book the tour through their website. Not through mine.

Nineteen Day Combined Tour
9 Day Australia Tour
9 Day New Zealand Tour

You can also contact Botanica Tours via email at  

They can help with tour information and also booking extra nights of hotel at the start or finish of the tour.

France and UK Tour Information.

Information on Extra Hotel Nights, Airport Transport Etc.

If you would like further information on items such as airport transportation and/or adding hotel days on either end of the tours please feel free to contact the folks at Arena Travel directly to request it. Email is best. Also, if you wish to pay by credit card reach out to them via email and they will set up a time to take your details on the phone.

France Now Open For Reservations

We start touring famous gardens around Paris and then head to the Loire Valley for a tour of Wine and Roses. But not in that order. Roses first and wines to accent them!

Click Here For Information and To Book

England Now Open For Reservations

We start in Cambridge including a full day at Peter Beales Roses. Then we are off to the Cotswolds for some stunning gardens and we offer you an option to attend a Shakespeare Play at Stratford-upon-Avon. Many of the gardens on the tour this year are new to my tours!

Click Here For Information and To Book

If you have questions about either the France or UK tour please feel free to contact the tour company directly via this email.  And of course always feel free to reach out to me directly.  

Fill out the form below to be placed on our early tour notice list for all present and future tours. Your information is totally private. Only Paul has access to it. You will be notified when the signup period opens up.

Signup For Information On My Garden Tours

* indicates required

What some of our of guests are saying about our tour.

Every rose lover NEEDS to put one of these trips on their bucket list. One of the best experiences I will take with me. Seeing different interpretations of rose and companion gardening was like a crash course in landscape design. I feel confident that I have seen more beautiful gardens after a week with Paul Zimmerman Roses Consulting & Design than 85% of professional landscapers who do this for a living.

The private gardens were more inspiring (and more adaptable) than the big famous gardens like Sissinghurst or Mottisfont.

The gardens were absolutely stunning! The accommodations were top of the line. And the food! The food was a culinary tour in of itself. It was a dream trip fulfilled.

You made a big impression for me about knowledge about roses.We were talking 24/7 about it and was lovely. The tour was magnificent and Kirsty is such a pleasant lady. I will treasure my memories spend time with you.

As I already mentioned to you, I am not a rose/gardener. But that tour was amazing, fantastic, wonderful and beautiful. The food was great, the hotels were awesome and everyone including you and Kirsty were fantastic. Because of you both everything went so smoothly. I can’t say enough great things. Thank you for the wonderful memories.

I have been telling all my friends what a great tour we had, it was an extraordinary experience. Everything was great, the spectacular gardens, the tour members and the food. It could not have been better. Thank you, thank you, thank you!


We spent a great day at David Austin Roses Nursery on our 2019 tour with their Head Rosarian Michael Marriott After years of being asked to lead garden tours I decided to do one. I worked with Boxwood Tours in the UK who have been doing garden tours for close to 30 years. Our first one was a great success right down to the last detail. Our tours are of course about gardens but they are also about education, experiencing local culture and making great new garden friends. We tour both public and private gardens and along the way arrange workshops and sessions with head gardeners, garden owners, garden designers. All this comes together in a wonderful time of experiencing gardens with fellow enthusiasts and also learning things you can take home to your own garden. If you can’t make one of our tours this year please sign up for our Garden Tour mailing list to directly receive updates. Just t