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12 Ansell Road

Now in its 96th year since being created by my grandparents, this is a suburban mixed productive and flower garden retaining many original plants and features as well as the original layout but with the addition of seven water features and a small winter garden.

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12 Ansell Road
12 Ansell Road
12 Ansell Road
12 Ansell Road
12 Ansell Road
12 Ansell Road
12 Ansell Road
12 Ansell Road
12 Ansell Road
12 Ansell Road
12 Ansell Road
12 Ansell Road
12 Ansell Road
12 Ansell Road
12 Ansell Road
12 Ansell Road
12 Ansell Road
12 Ansell Road

About 12 Ansell Road

The garden of the grandson of the first owner of the property, containing many original plants, first established in the 1930’s and maintained in the original style. Includes a traditional rustic pergola with typical 1930s varieties of rambling and climbing roses, flower beds planted with the varieties which the original owner chose (in many cases the original plants) as well as many more recent specimens, a herbaceous border in traditional style including several examples of paeony, a mixed fruit border and a traditional dwarf wall and timber frame greenhouse. Rainwater harvesting is a feature of the garden. Other features include separate fish and wildlife ponds, and several other water features, a Wisteria and Laburnum tunnel, a small area of shade-loving (woodland type) plants, many bird feeders regularly attracting over a dozen species and hanging baskets in high summer. Many thorny and some poisonous plants. The aim of the owner is to keep the garden as a living example of how homeowners of the inter-war years would cultivate an ornamental garden which still yielded edible produce too in the small suburban space available to them. Detailed information leaflets about the history of the garden, the rose collection and the eco-friendly methods employed in the garden and ‘spot the feature’ sheet all available on arrival. Wide variety of own-recipe home made cakes, including gluten free and vegan, available (refreshments’ proceeds to Cats Protection). Plants – sponsored by Bents Green Nursery – for sale.

Location details

12 Ansell Road,
Sheffield,
South Yorkshire,
S11 7PE

Directions to 12 Ansell Road
Travel to Ringinglow Rd (88 bus), then Edale Rd (opp Ecclesall CofE Primary School). 3rd R - Ansell Rd. No 12 on L ¾ way down.

12 Ansell Road openings

This garden has now completed its National Garden Scheme openings for this year.

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FAQs

Payment is by cash only. Please get in touch with the owners for more details.

Sorry, there is no available parking for coaches at 12 Ansell Road at this time.

Sorry, no dogs are allowed in the garden at this time.

Yes, there are various plants offerred for sale at 12 Ansell Road, please enquire with the owners for more details.

Sorry, 12 Ansell Road does not yet accommodate wheelchair users.

Yes. 12 Ansell Road seeks to offer a sustainable refuge for nearby fauna and wildlife. These sanctuaries host diverse habitats supporting indigenous flora and fauna and nurturing local biodiversity.