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A south facing plot of land nestled between the village of Groby and Markfield approx 1 acre in size. The hidden treasures are deceptive from the front of the property which sits on one of the main trunk roads out of Leicester. Packed with interest and created over the last 20 yrs from a dishevelled overgrown plot you will be presented with a garden full of delight. Open on various dates in August.
120ft cottage style garden packed with perennials and a small pond to attract frogs and other wildlife. A bog garden area complete with irrigation system. Kitchen garden with a selection of seasonal vegetables. Greenhouse and potting shed and plenty of seating to sit and view different aspects of the garden. Opens Sunday 6th August.
Tropical and exotic with a hint of jungle! Raised borders with different themes from lush foliage to arid cacti. Exotic planting as you enter the garden gives way on a gentle incline to surprises, inc glasshouses dedicated to various climatic zones interspersed with more exotic planting, ponds and a stream. Opens every Sunday in August.
2 acres in leafy hamlet, lots of interest. Main garden has lawns, many colourful shrubs and tree-lined cobbled paths. Walled garden with fishpond, pergola with climbers and cottage garden planting. Rewilding meadow with paths and open views. Always new things to find! Lots of wildlife, inc our Peafowl. Opens Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th August.
¾ acre garden re-established by current owner. Beautiful blue cedar trees, specimen tulip tree. Variety of trees, plants and bushes reinstated. Original bog garden and natural pond. Koi pond maturing well; glass garden room holds exhibitions and recitals. Vegetable plot. Unusual plants, trees and shrubs. Contemporary area added 2020. Quiet and tranquil oasis. Opens Sunday 27th August.
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