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Five Hertfordshire Gardens open to the public this month UK News

Five of Hertfordshire’s finest gardens will reopen to the public later this month.

On Saturday April 24 and Sunday April 25, budding gardeners of all tastes will be able to stroll through some of the county’s most picturesque gardens.

Among them is a plant lover’s paradise in Letchworth Garden City, an informal orchard in Wheathampstead, and a French formal garden around a modern classic house in Bedmond.

There is also a contemporary space behind a 1930s semi in St Albans, as well as The Old Rectory in Sarratt – a 20 acre wild garden with specimens of trees, a collection of sculptures and semi-old woods with a breathtaking view of the Chess Valley and the Chilterns.

For more details on all the gardens, click here.

It’s all part of the National Garden Scheme, which gives visitors unique access to over 3,500 unique private gardens in England and Wales, and raises funds for charities in the field of nursing and health through admissions, teas and cakes.

A spokesperson for the program said: ‘Thanks to the generosity of garden owners, volunteers and visitors, we have donated over £ 60million to nursing and health charities. health, and donates £ 2.88million in 2020.

“Founded in 1927 to support District Nurses, we are now the UK’s largest nursing charity and our beneficiaries include Macmillan Cancer Support, Marie Curie, Hospice UK, The Queen’s Nursing Institute, Parkinson’s UK and Carers Trust. ”

Visitors are reminded that pre-booking is essential for some gardens. For more information, email

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This notice was published: 2021-04-10 12:00:00