Kent - London
KENTBRETT, Mike & Hazel, Old Orchard, 56 Valley Drive, Loose, Maidstone, Kent, ME15 9TL. An acre garden with troughs, raised beds, rockeries, screes and mixed island beds. Open under NGS ? Sun 29th April; Sun 2nd May & Mon 3rd May 2.00 ? 6.00 pm ? see Yellow Book. Group visits welcome. Garden also open by appointment, please telephone first.
Tel: 01622 746941
INGRAM, Tim & Gillian, Copton Ash Gardens, 105 Ashford Road, Faversham, Kent, ME13 8XW. Very wide collection of plants, notably alpines and perennials from dry regions and growing a number of woodland species. [Special interest in the family Umbelliferae and also in plants of the Southern Hemisphere]. Open in conjunction with a small specialist nursery from 2.00 - 6.00 pm. each afternoon, except Mondays. At other times by appointment. (Open all the time for the Nursery, but worth ringing to check whether attending a Show, etc). Tel: 01795 535919.
LLOYD, Mrs Mair, Edenbridge House, Edenbridge, Kent, TN8 6SJ. Open under NGS and also for other Charities, Sundays 18th & 25th April; 9th & 23rd May; 13th June; 11th & 18th July; 19th September (2.00?6.00 pm.): Wednesdays 12th May & 15th September (1.00 ? 5.00 pm): also Wednesday 16th June (6.00 ? 9.00 pm). Admission £2.50, Children 25p. Open Tuesdays & Thursdays, April to September 2.00 ? 5.00 pm. Private visits by appointment welcome.
Tel: 01732 862122.
TALBOYS, Mrs Jean, 10 Athelstan Green, Hollingbourne, Maidstone, Kent, ME17 1UX. 1/5th acre garden for all-year-round interest using hardy perennials including many alpines on terraced slopes and raised beds. Open 18th April and 23rd May, 2.00 - 6.00pm. and other days by appointment. Plants for sale and teas available. Proceeds for Heart of Kent Hospice.
Tel: 01622 880349.
EDMUNDS, Malcolm & Janet, Mill House, Mill Lane, Goosnargh, Preston, Lancs, PR3 2JX. Alpine and wild garden, organic and peat-free. Members welcome at day or evening by appointment, please ring first.
Tel: 01772 865796.
CURTIS, Cliff & Joan, 21 Chapel Street, Hacconby, Bourne, Lincs, PE10 0UL. Spring for Snowdrops, Hellebores and bulbs. Rockeries, scree, troughs, alpine house & herbaceous. Open dates as per NGS Yellow Book and for AGS members anytime by appointment, please telephone first. Tel: 01778 570314.
WILLIAMS, Dr James & Mrs Hazel, 10 Main Street, Braceborough, Stamford, PE9 4NT. A garden of 2/3rd acre, including alpines, pond, herbaceous, fruit trees and vegetable patch, constructed over the last 4½ years. Garden open on 1st August from 11.00am ? 4.00 pm in aid of the Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust. Open at other times for visitors but please telephone first for appointment. Tel: 01778 560417.