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190 Barnet Road

Walled garden, 90ft x 36ft with a modern design and year-round interest. Handmade copper pipe trellis divides space into contrasting areas. Herbaceous planting and bulbs drift around trees, shrubs and pond. Kitchen garden with soft fruit and vegetables. Upcycled containers, recycled objects, and home-made sculptures. Gravel garden areas that are never watered.

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190 Barnet Road
190 Barnet Road
190 Barnet Road
190 Barnet Road
190 Barnet Road
190 Barnet Road
190 Barnet Road
190 Barnet Road
190 Barnet Road
190 Barnet Road
190 Barnet Road
190 Barnet Road
190 Barnet Road
190 Barnet Road
190 Barnet Road
190 Barnet Road

About 190 Barnet Road

The upcycled garden is a thickly planted, walled garden. Design is modern,using flowing herbaceous plantings and bulbs around trees, shrubs and pond, Upcycled containers, recycled objects and home-made sculptures. Hand beaten copper pipe trellis divides the garden into contrasting areas. There is a gravel garden which is never watered, featuring rusty tin can sculptures.

Two white barked Betula jacquemontii dominate the central area, under-planted with predominantly white herbaceous perennials including swathes of sweet rocket (Hesperis matronalis), Astrantia major ‘White Giant’, oxeye daisy ‘Shaggy’ and the silver grass, Phalaris ‘Feesey’. Moving round, the colour palette changes to a deep pink/purple mix including Geraniums ‘Patricia’ and ‘Ann Folkard’ planted around Sambucus ‘Black Lace’. Lots of alliums.

Throughout the garden there are Spring, Summer and Autumn flowering bulbs planted through herbaceous plants to increase the diversity and intensity of the mix and to extend the season of interest.

An area of hydrangeas, at their best from July, dominates the entrance. There is a kitchen garden with soft fruit, vegetables and a mature compost heap which is the main source of nutrients for the garden.

A central pond helps to attract insect and bird life. There is also a wide variety of late flowering plants: dahlias, colchicums, nerines.

The garden has been awarded Gold Certificates in the London Gardens Society All London Gardens Competition for 2021 and 2022. This year it has reached the top 3 finalist gardens.

Selection of home-made cakes with gluten free choices available. Home-made jams and a range of interesting plants usually for sale, all propagated from the garden.

Location details

190 Barnet Road,
Barnet,
Hertfordshire,
EN5 3LF

Directions to 190 Barnet Road
Garden located on corner of A411 Barnet Rd & Meadowbanks cul-de-sac. Nearest tube: High Barnet, then 107 bus, Glebe Ln stop. Ample unrestricted roadside parking. NB Do not park half on pavement.

190 Barnet Road openings

Visit by Arrangement

This garden opens for By Arrangement visits from 20 May to 15 September for groups of between 5 and 30.

Please contact the garden owner to discuss your requirements and arrange a date for a group or bespoke visit.

Refreshments Home-made teas.
Admission Adult: £5.00
Child: Free

Accessibility

  • Wheelchair access with single steps within garden.
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FAQs

Yes, cashless payment is accepted.

Sorry, there is no available parking for coaches at 190 Barnet Road at this time.

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

Yes, there are various plants offerred for sale at 190 Barnet Road, please enquire with the owners for more details.

Yes, one or more routes at 190 Barnet Road are accessible to wheelchair users.

Yes. 190 Barnet 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.