AGT at NGS gardens open days

Avon Gardens Trust are having a stand at a few National Gardens Scheme (NGS) ‘open gardens’ in 2023. Please come and visit us and see some wonderful gardens – all in aid of the NGS charities.

Saturday 27th May 2-5pm – The Hayes, Newton St Lowe, Bath. BA2 9BU. [39]

1 Acre garden on the edge of Dutchy of Cornwall village. Herbaceous borders and formal lawns and terraces, informal garden trees and long grass, bulbs and meadow flowers, formal; potager and greenhouses, small orchard with espalier apple trees. Tulips, wisteria, alliums, foxgloves, gladioli, dahlias, asters. Wonderful views. All garden can be accessed by wheelchair but some grassy inclines.

Refreshments available. £5 entry

Sunday 16th July 2-5pm – Daggs Allotments, High Street Thornbury BS35 2AW. [25]

Thornbury is a historic market town and has been a regular winner of awards in the RHS Britain in Bloom competition. 120 plots, all in cultivation, many organic, inc vegetables, soft fruit, herbs and flowers for cutting. Narrow, steep, grass paths between plots. A plot holder will be available to answer any questions you may have about the plots, cultivation techniques and varieties grown.

Entry £5.00

Sun. 11th June – 12 to 5pm – Tregunter – Charlcombe Lane, Lansdown, Bath BA1 5TT.[76]

A Cotswold stone terraced garden, with spectacular views of Little Solsbury Hill, designed, organically planted and maintained by the owners. Flower borders are planted for year-round interest seamlessly moving between seasons. Unusual and rare plants, contemporary and classical planting, formal and natural ponds, large kitchen and herb garden, varied and deep herbaceous borders, yew and box topiary

Refreshments available. £5.00 entry.

The numbers in brackets relate to the entry in the NGS ‘Yellow Book’.

Detail for all gardens may be seen on the NGS website –