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NGS Open Gardens in Derbyshire - July 2014

PUBLISHED: 09:00 01 July 2014

Caring for a Midsummer Garden

Caring for a Midsummer Garden

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Gardens open under the National Garden Scheme

Saturday 5th July
Rectory House, Kedleston DE22 5JJ. Adm £3.50, 2-5pm. 3-acres with rare varieties.

Sunday 6th July

10 Chestnut Way Repton DE65 6FQ, 1-5.30pm. 
37 High St, Repton, DE65 6GD, 2-5.30pm. Formal, woodland, veg gardens split by stream.
Locko Park, Spondon DE21 7BW, 2-5pm. Rose gardens designed by Eames. Pleasure gardens.
13 Westfield Rd, Swadlincote DE11 0BG, 1-5.30pm. Packed borders, roses, clematis, greenhouses.

Wednesday 9th July

Windward, 62 Summer Lane, Wirksworth DE4 4EB, 2-5pm. Peaceful, informal green garden.

Friday 11th July
Renishaw Hall, Renishaw S21 3WB. Adm £6.50, chd free, 10.30-4.30. 7 magical acres.

Saturday 12th July
Holme Grange, Holme Lane, Bakewell DE45 1GF. Adm £3.50, 11-4. Mixed borders, lawn, woodland.
2 Manvers St, Ripley DE5 3EQ. Adm £2.50, 2-5pm. Ripley Town Council’s Best back Garden.
New Mills School Business & Enterprise College, Church Lane SK22 4NR. 10-5pm. Mixed borders, trees and lawns around Grade II listed building.

Sunday 13th July
Bluebell Arboretum Annwell Lane, Smisby LE65 2TA. Adm £3, chd free, 10.30-4. 9-acre woodland garden with rare trees and shrubs. Nursery.
Hardwick Estate (NT), Doe Lea, Chesterfield S44 5QJ. Adm £7, chd £3.50, 9-6pm. Roomed gardens, including herb garden, orchards, colourful borders.
2 Manvers St, as above
New Mills School etc, 1-5pm, as above
Windward, as above

Monday 14th July
The Burrows Gardens, Burrows Lane, Brailsford DE6 3BU. Adm £4, chd free, 10.30-4.30. 5 acres set in lovely countryside.

Wednesday 16th July
Tilford House, Hognaston, Ashbourne DE6 1PW, 2-5pm. Streamside country garden.

Saturday 19th July
Calke Abbey (NT), Ticknall DE73 7LE. Adm £5, chd £2.50, 10-5. Late 18th century walled gardens.

Sunday 20th July
The Cottage, Stanley Common DE7 6FY. Adm £3, chd free, 2-8. Country garden.
8 Curzon Lane, Alvaston, Derby DE24 8QS. Adm £2.50, chd free, 1-6pm. Mature varied garden.
Meynell Langley Trials Garden, Lodge Lane, Nr Kirk Langley, Derby DE6 4NT. Adm £3, chd free, 11-4.30pm. Formal Victorian-style garden. Adjacent nursery and tea rooms.
Wharfedale, 34 Broadway, Duffield DE56 4BU, 11-5pm. Plant enthusiasts’ garden.

Saturday 26th
Barlborough Gardens, Barlborough S43 4ER. Six gardens, combined adm £5, chd free, 1-6pm. Attractive historic village, well dressing.
26 Windmill Rise, Belper DE56 1GQ, 11-4pm. Original, unusual plant lovers’ organic garden.

Sunday 27th
Barlborough Gardens as above.
Bluebell Arboretum, as above.
Clovermead, Commonpiece Lane, Findern DE65 6AF, 1-5.30pm. Cottage garden with ‘rooms’.
8 Curzon Lane as above
26 Windmill Rise as above


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