Garden Open Days 2013
Home made teas, a few plants, Kathy's signed books & recipe cards available
ENTRANCE £4.50 per person; accompanied children free
TUESDAYS from May 7th, 14th, 28th
all June, July and August until 28th to September 24th from 1-5pm
These Tuesday afternoons are for individuals and small groups of friends to come and enjoy the garden at a leisurely pace. On May 28th we will have a special poetry reading session in the gazebo.
Come at 1pm with a picnic or 1.45pm ready for the tour. Or just drop in later and wander until tea time!
Entrance will be £4.50 per person.
- Visitors are welcome to bring a picnic, and please enjoy it in the garden on a seat or in the gazebo; but beware if it is raining I have limited dry space.
- Tea and home made cake will be served on the lawn at 3. 20pm, price £3 per person. If wet, it will be served in the conservatory and dining room.
- There is no need to pre-book unless six or more intend to visit in which case a quick phonecall will let me know to make more cakes!
MONDAY May 27, from 1-5pm Wisteria, early roses and clematis with all the fun of the stalls and shows of Vanity-Fair plus well dressing down by the church; followed by play Pilgrims' Trial by Jury (based on script of The Pilgrim's Progress) at 5pm in the garden, then in Church at 6pm. (tickets for garden and play combined £10)
ALL SUNDAYS in June from 1-5pm Roses, wild flower meadow, cottage garden, Rothko Rooms
with edible flower demo June 9th 2.15pm
ALL SUNDAYS in July from 1-5pm Clematis, grasses and containers
with edible flower demo July 7th 2.15pm and photographic workshop July 21st (see July for details)
SUNDAY Sept 22 from 12-5pm Grasses, clematis and containers
These Sunday afternoons usually have an unusual twist with maybe one or more of the following: a children's gardening session April 21st, a container demonstration, an edible flower demonstration June 9th and July 7th, a special bee exhibit July 21st, a bulb planting demonstration, plus apple pressing with fresh juice available Sept 22nd. In April, May and September teas are in the Church Rooms with a charity benefiting; on these days plants and honey are available.
Group Visits of 15 or more visitors, pre-arranged, either morning, afternoon (except Tuesday afternoons) or evenings.