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By Arrangement gardens in Bedfordshire

If you’re looking to organise a private visit to a garden, whether it be for a local group or for friends and family, a By Arrangement can provide something a little different. In Bedfordshire there’s a range of gardens available for private By Arrangement visits, find out more below.

10 Alder Wynd, Silsoe

Finalist in the Gardeners’ World 2017 ‘Small Garden’ category. 10m x 11m of exotic lush plantings of bananas, gingers, cannas, hostas, bamboos, herbaceous perennials and tetrapanax. Created from scratch in autumn 2014, it is courtyard in style and formed around a series of raised beds and oak structures. There is a decked area adjacent to the house and a pond with water feature. Opens for By Arrangement visits from June to September for groups of up to 20.

1c Bakers Lane, Tempsford

This is a garden for all seasons with interesting and unusual plants. It comes to life with a winter border planted with colourful cornus and evergreen shrubs, underplanted here with snowdrops and hellebores. Gravel areas are carpeted with miniature cyclamen. It develops through the seasons culminating in early autumn with a spectacular show of sun-loving herbaceous plants. Opens for By Arrangement visits all year.

Church Farm, Pulloxhill

Mixed colourful planting to the rear of the house leading to a long sunny border of drought tolerant plants and large topiary subjects. Beyond the farmyard is a wildlife pond, small kitchen garden and wildflower orchard with a rose walk. Cut flower area and countryside views. Livestock may be present in adjoining fields. Opens for By Arrangement visits from June to August for groups of between 10 and 20.

22 Elmsdale Road, Wootton

Topiary garden greets visitors before they enter a genuine Japanese Feng Shui garden inc bonsai. Large collection of Japanese plants, Koi pond, lily pond and a Japanese Tea House. The garden was created from scratch by the owners about 20 years ago and has many interesting features inc Japanese lanterns and a Kneeling Archer terracotta soldier from China. Opens for By Arrangement visits from April to September.

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