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Bedfordshire - Cheshire


VICTOR, David, The Old Stables, Church Lane, Hockliffe, Leighton Buzzard, Beds, LU7 9NL. Large collection of Saxifraga, Paeonia, Arisaema and bulbs; many grown from wild collected seed, spread across some 2.5 acres. Charge £2.50 for charity. Happy to open by appointment to individuals and Groups, just call. Tel: 01525 210 633.


VOCKINS, The Misses L & A, [Foxgrove Plants Nursery], Enborne, Nr Newbury, Berks, RG14 6RE. Open under NGS and other times by appointment.. Numerous troughs and pans are on view any time the nursery is open - even if the garden is not open. Tel: 01635 40554.


TAYLOR, Michael & Ann, 96 Reedley Road, Westbury on Trym, Bristol, BS9 3TA. All year round garden with extensive range of plants, scree bed, troughs, stream and small woodland garden, bog area. Ericaceous bed. [10 mins. from the M5 Junction 17 or Avonmouth Junction 18 from south]. Open any day by appointment, please telephone. Tel: 0117 968 6654.


DICK, Terence A, 264 Wendover Road, Aylesbury, Bucks, HP21 9PD. ½ acre garden with many unusual trees & shrubs. Troughs a feature. Open by appointment, please telephone. Car parking is rather limited. Plants for sale occasionally. Tel: 01296 483194.


STEVENS, N J, [Cambridge Bulbs], 40 Whittlesford Road, Newton, Cambridge, CB2 5PH. A Bulb Enthusiasts Paradise. Many rare and unusual species plus recent new introductions. Well worth a visit. Cambridge Botanic Gardens – 5 miles. Open by appointment only in the Autumn, Winter and Spring ~ during bulb flowering times. [Only open to AGS Members] Tel: 01223 871760.


FIELD, Paul & Denise, 42 Park Lane, Hartford, Northwich, Cheshire, CW8 1PZ. Open Wednesday 21st April 2.00–5.00pm. and by appointment, please telephone first. Plants for sale. Admission £1.00. Tel: 01606 75642.

KETLEY, David & Elizabeth, [Dunge Valley Hidden Gardens], Windgather Rocks, Kettleshulme, Nr Whaley Bridge, High Peak, Cheshire, SK23 7RF. Open from 10.30 am to 5.00 pm., from 1st April to 30th June. [Closed Mondays except Bank Holiday Mondays]. Open 1st July to 31st August Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday closed Mondays, except the Bank Holiday Monday]. Admission Adults £3.00, Children £1.00. Some concessions weekdays. Open by appointment for groups. No coaches – can accept 16 seater mini buses. Car parking for 30 cars. Please ring first. Leaflet and plant catalogues available on request. Tel: 01663 733787.

MANN, Mr & Mrs A, Tulip Tree Cottage, 85 Warmingham Road, Coppenhall, Crewe, Cheshire, CW1 4PS. Open for NGS. [Pub with food 100 yards away]. New extension to garden includes herbaceous border, Hellebore border and small woodland area. Open by appointment (can be at short notice) from February, for Snowdrops and Hellebores, to September. Limited to parties of 20, please telephone first. Tel: 01270 582030.

TRINDER Mr & Mrs A J, Orchard House, 72 Audley Road, Alsager, Cheshire, ST7 2QN. Garden open by appointment, please telephone first. Groups welcome. E-mail:
Tel: 01270 874833.

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