Kingswood Open Gardens 2012
PUBLISHED: 14:43 04 May 2012 | UPDATED: 21:21 20 February 2013
As part of Kingswood village's diamond jubilee celebrations, the following gardens will be open on Sunday June 3
As part of Kingswood villages diamond jubilee celebrations, the following gardens will be open on Sunday June 3:
11.30am - 4pm
Shieling, The Warren
The garden has been restored in style with 1920s house. Formal garden with rhododendrons, shrubs, perennials.Woodland garden with extensive rockery and a South African gravel garden.
Corner Oak, Glen Close
A one acre traditional English garden with herbaceous border, woodland area with rhododendrons, azaleas and camelias.A feature lily pond with goldfish and a waterfall, beds with summer bedding.
Woodcroft, Beech Drive
A garden with many areas of interest: parterre, trained ivy, den with living roof, vegetable plot. Established pond, rosebed and arbour and some chickens.
Asprey Estates, The Estate Office, Woodland Way
Built 1920 by Richard Costain & Son, the office has now undergone complete renovation and refurbishment with landscaping to the front of the office.
Chelsfield, Hill Lane
Traditional garden with raised beds, vegetable plot and fruit area.Greenhouse with large collection of Agaves.
Birch Cottage, Furze Hill
Traditional English garden with roses, rose arbour and colourful summer bedding.
Fox Haven, The Glade
A sloping and terraced garden in a woodland setting based loosely on a far eastern theme with lots of greenery and shrubs. The garden can be viewed from the extensive terrace.
Conifers, Warren Drive
A garden divided into four sections - formal garden, English country garden, shady and woodland garden, small vegetable plot.
Snapdragon, Glen Close
An old fashioned garden with a wooded area with azaleas and rhododendrons leading to an herbaceous garden, orchard and unusual shrubs.
- Tickets are 3 for one garden, 5 for two gardens, and 10 for more than two gardens, in aid of the Childrens Trust and the NSPCC. To book yours, call 01737 833043.