Spring in an NGS open garden

by | 12 April 2024 | Community Event, Gardening Club, Sherwood

Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st April, 11.00am to 4.30pm

Capability Barn, Gonalston Lane, Hoveringham NG14 7JG

Imaginatively planted, large country garden with something new each year. April brings displays of daffodils, hyacinths and tulips along with erythroniums, brunneras and primulas. Wisteria, magnolia, rhondos and apple blossom wait in the wings for a May / June display. A backdrop of established trees, shrubs and shady paths give a charming country setting. Large vegetable / fruit gardens with orchard / meadow completes the picture. Featured in May 2023 edition of Garden News as garden of the week. Refreshments, plants for sale.

Sunday 21st April, 10.00am to 4.00pm

Felley Priory, Underwood NG16 5FJ

A garden for all seasons with yew hedges and topiary, snowdrops, hellebores, herbaceous borders and rose garden. There are pergolas, a white garden, small arboretum and borders filled with unusual trees, shrubs, plants and bulbs. The grass edged pond is planted with primulas, bamboo, iris, roses and eucomis. Bluebell woodland walk, orchard with extremely rare daffodils. The garden is proud to provide plants for the National Garden Scheme Show Garden at Chelsea Flower Show 2024. Wheelchair access, plants for sale, parking, refreshments, cashless payments.

Saturday 27th April, 10.00am to 3.00pm

Oasis Community Garden, 2a Longfellow Drive, Kilton, Worksop S81 0DE

A community project transformed from an abandoned field to an award-winning garden. Managed by volunteers, the garden has over 30 project areas, several garden enterprises and hosts many community events. Home to the first liquorice garden in Worksop for 100 years. The site hosts the ‘Flowers for Life’ project which is therapeutic gardening, growing and selling cut flowers and floristry. There is disabled access from Longfellow Drive. Access via the driveway after the first fence on the right next to house number 2. Plants for sale, refreshments, cashless payments.

See www.ngs.org.uk.