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Gardens open to public to raise money for charity

Posted onPosted on 25th May
Gardens open to public to raise money for charity

MANY gardens across Newark and Sherwood will be among 23 in Nottinghamshire opening to the public in June as part of the National Garden Scheme, which raises money for charity.

Many gardens will continue to be available to visit by pre-booked tickets only, so check individual garden entries at before visiting.

All will be serving tea and cake and many will be selling plants.

Sunday 20th June
Church House, Hoveringham. NG14 7JH. 12noon-5pm.

Stunning small gem of a garden, beautifully planted with immaculate hostas which greet you along with gravelled path. Oasis of cottage garden style planting with chickens, small pond and vegetable beds combine to create peaceful atmosphere. Dog friendly.

Park Farm, Crink Lane, Southwell. NG25 0TJ. 1pm-5pm.
Three-acre garden remarkable to its extensive variety of trees, shrubs and perennials, many rare and unusual. Very long colourful herbaceous borders, roses, woodland garden and large wildlife pond. New for 2021 woodland planting. Spectacular views of the minster across a wildflower meadow and ha-ha. Wheelchair access, dog friendly, plants for sale, refreshments, picnic area.

The Poplars, 60 High Street, Sutton-on-Trent. NG23 6QA. 1pm-5.30pm
Mature half acre garden on site of Victorian flower nursery, now a series of well-planted areas each with its own character. Exotics courtyard, pond and oriental gravel garden, ‘jungle’ with thatched shack, woodland area, potager and fernery. Dog friendly, plants for sale, refreshments.

Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th
Capability Barn, Gonalston Lane, Hoveringham. NG14 7JH. 11am-4.30pm.

Imaginatively-planted large country garden with something new each year. Open views across Nottinghamshire countryside with many established shrubs and trees and large vegetable/fruit gardens with orchard and wildflower meadow. Many perennial borders with colourful combinations and unusual plants. Plants for sale, refreshments.

Sunday 27th June
Group Opening. Norwell Gardens, Newark NG23 6JX. 1pm-5pm

Celebrating 25 years of village garden openings, this year visitors can enjoy six different gardens, including an opportunity to visit the village allotments, and Norwell Nurseries and garden, all making use of the beautiful backdrop of a English countryside village, showing the diversity that is achieved under the umbrella of a cottage garden description. Wheelchair access, plants for sale, parking, refreshments.

Wednesday 30th June

Norwell Gardens, evening opening, 6.30pm-9pm.