Monthly Archives: July 2015

Member Open Garden: Rustling End Cottage

Julie Wise will be opening her garden this Saturday evening (1st August) from 4pm to 8pm.

julieMeander through the wild flower meadow to a cottage garden with contemporary planting. Behind lumpy hedges explore a simple box parterre, topiary, reflecting pool and abundant planting. Late flowering borders feature blue camassia in late spring. Naturalistic planting including the use of wild flowers with perennials and grasses. Our terrace hosts drought-tolerant planting. Hens in residence.

More information at Julie’s NGS Page

Member Open Gardens – July 26th

Hello again, we have some more member gardens to see this coming weekend on July 26th:

  • Adrian de Baat at 35 Digswell Road, Welwyn Garden City from 2 – 5:30pm
  • Liz Machin at Beesonend Gardens (2 Barlings Road), Harpenden from 2 – 5:30pm

Liz Machin (2 Barlings Road)

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Set in a mature development these two gardens reflect their owners individual interests and needs. 2 Barlings Road is packed with unusual plants, shrubs and climbers to provide year-round structure. The colourful courtyard garden with water feature and secluded shade garden add extra interest. 17 The Deerings offers specimen trees, architectural plants, ornamental grasses, herbaceous borders as well as a compact kitchen garden and herb bed

More information about the garden at Liz’s NGS Page which lists four gardens in this group:

2 Barlings Road (Liz)
17 The Deerings
18 Hawsley Road
3 Wheatfield Avenue

Adrian de Baat

adrianTown garden of around a third of an acre with naturalistic planting inspired by the Dutch garden designer, Piet Oudolf. The garden has perennial borders packed with herbaceous plants and grasses. The contemporary planting gives way to the exotic, including a succulent bed and under mature trees, a lush jungle garden with bamboos, bananas, palms and tree ferns.

More information at Adrian’s NGS Page & Gardeners World Appearance & Adrian’s own garden website.


The full schedule of member open gardens can be seen here: https://hertshps.com/2015/05/30/updated-2015-open-garden-events/

Member Open Garden – 84 Valley Road, Again

22516 (01)Sorry to keep blowing our own trumpet here, but we are opening our garden again on Friday evening. We had a very pleasant evening last Friday with wine, nibbles and good conversation, which we hope to repeat this week. The garden has burgeoned in the heat and is looking spectacular right now, so do come along and enjoy what’s on offer.

More details and directions on our NGS page here: http://www.ngs.org.uk/gardens/find-a-garden/garden.aspx?id=22516

P.S. We are open for the very last time for the NGS in August, so don’t miss out.