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National Garden Scheme – May Open Gardens

May 16 @ 11:00 am - May 26 @ 4:00 pm

Some say May is the loveliest month, when gardens really begin to flourish and you can see for yourself as here in Nottinghamshire there are lots of gardens open, waiting to welcome visitors: 

Thursday 16th May 

Rhubarb Farm, Hardwick Street, Langwith, nr. Mansfield. NG20 9DR. 10.30am – 3pm. This 2-acre horticultural social enterprise includes eight polytunnels, 100 hens, pigs, donkey and a Shetland pony. 

Saturday 18th May 

The Old Vicarage, Halam Hill, Halam. NG22 8AX. 1 – 4.30pm. This 2-acre garden full of unusual plants and trees is on a hillside, the garden has matured over 27 years into a much admired landscape garden with beautiful views. 

Sunday 19th May 

38 Main St. Woodborough, Nottingham. NG14 6EA. 1 – 5pm. This garden is a varied 1/3 acre with bamboo fenced Asian species garden with traditional outdoor wood fired Ofuro bath, herbaceous border, vegetables, greenhouse, pond area and art studio. 

Sunday 19th May 

Norwell Nurseries, Woodhouse Road, Norwell. NG23 6JX. 2 – 5pm Jewel box of over 3,000 different, beautiful and unusual plants sumptuously set out in a one-acre plantsman’s garden, including shady garden with orchids, woodland gems, cottage garden border alpine and scree areas. Featured on Gardeners’ World programme. 

Sunday 26th May 

The Palace Garden of Southwell Minster 11am – 4pm (pictured) Set amongst magnificent ruins of the Archbishop’s Palace, the garden is packed with shrubs, flowering plants, mature trees, lawns and medieval herb garden. 

For a full list of open gardens visit: www.ngs.org.uk


May 16 @ 11:00 am
May 26 @ 4:00 pm
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