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From opencast mining to mindfulness … - Virtual Open Garden - NGS

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Gill and Colin Hancock have lived at 334 Belper Road, Derbyshire since 1976, developing the garden over the last 30 years.
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Today to Mon 29 Mar

The Smithy, Derbyshire: a hidden treasure - Virtual Open Garden - NGS

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The Smithy is nestled in the backstreets of Buxton, concealed up a flight of narrow stairs. Masterfully blending working areas with the ornamental, this small garden is a horticultural oasis hidden...
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Today to Tue 30 Mar

Wild in the Country, Derbyshire; the perfect flower plot - Virtual Open Garden - NGS

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For owner Gill Bragshawe growing flowers is a passion. Her small rectangular plot in Derbyshire is devoted to growing flowers and foliage for cutting.
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Today to Tue 30 Mar

Cascades Garden, Derbyshire; a garden for health - Virtual Open Garden - NGS

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Thirty years ago a devastating family bereavement led garden owner Alan Clements on a journey of discovery.
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Today to Mon 29 Mar

Birch Day - The Taste of Spring

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The majestic birch, an important pioneer tree and common in areas of our beautiful ancient woodland site, has so much to offer those practising bushcraft; on this day course you will learn about the
TRIBE Bushcraft Centre, Holmesfield Park Wood, Holmesfield S18 7WA
Sun 14 Mar

Peak District - Padley Gorge Photography Workshop 15/3

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Peak District Photography Workshop - Padley Gorge - a narrow, tree-lined gorge with a river so provides ample opportunity for macro & movement shots
Peak District S32 2JA
Mon 15 Mar

Cascades Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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The Meditation Garden: Fascinating 4 acre peaceful garden in spectacular natural surroundings with woodland, cliffs, stream, pond and ruined corn mill.
Cascades Gardens, Matlock DE4 2AH
Sun 21 Mar, Sun 25 Apr

Oak Cottage - Open Garden for NGS

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½ acre garden set around Blackfordbys hidden listed thatched cottage, which itself is more than 300 years old. In total there are 3.
Oak Cottage, Swadlincote DE11 8AG
Sat 27 Mar and Sun 28 Mar

Chevin Brae - Open Garden for NGS

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A large garden, with swathes of daffodils in the orchard a spring feature. Extensive wildflower planting along edge of wood features aconites, snowdrops, wood anemones, fritillaries and dog tooth...
Chevin Brae, Belper DE56 0QH
Sat 27 Mar

The Burrows Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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Immaculate lawns show off exotic rare plants and trees, mixing with old favourites in this outstanding garden.
The Burrows Gardens, Ashbourne DE6 3BU
Mon 5 Apr

East Midlands Virtual Careers Fair

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Out of work due to the current global pandemic? Join us at our East Midlands Virtual Careers Fair, the perfect place to find your next career!
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Wed 7 Apr

Bakewell P.B.F.A. Book Fair - Cancelled

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Located at the Agricultural Business Centre, Agricultural Way, Haddon Road, Bakewell DE45 1AH this P.B.F.A.
Agricultural Business Centre, Agricultural Way, Haddon Road, Bakewell DE45 1AH
Sat 10 Apr

334 Belper Road - Open Garden for NGS

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Beautiful country garden with many attractive features incl a laburnum tunnel, rose and wisteria domes, old workmen’s hut, wildlife pond and much more.
334 Belper Road, Stanley Common DE7 6FY
Sun 11 Apr

Weekend Make: Miniature garden

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Celebrate National Garden Week by creating your own miniature garden – plant seeds, press flowers, and let your garden grow!
Derby Museum and Art Gallery The Strand Derby DE1 1BS
Sat 24 Apr

The Paddock - Open Garden for NGS

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½ acre garden incorporating small formal garden, stream and koi filled pond. Stone path over bridge, up some steps, past small copse, across the stream at the top and back down again.
The Paddock, Chesterfield S41 8LZ
Sun 25 Apr

15 Windmill Lane - Open Garden for NGS

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Landscaped and densely-planted town garden providing ideas others may wish to develop. Using a limited palette (mainly white, pink, mauve & burgundy) and emphasising leaf shape and colour, the key...
15 Windmill Lane, Ashbourne DE6 1EY
Sun 25 Apr

Ashbourne Road and District Allotments Ltd - Open Garden for NGS

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This beautiful allotment site is nestled quietly between two main roads leading into Derby city. It boasts of being over 100 years old with plots of all differing shapes and sizes.
Ashbourne Road and District Allotments Ltd, Derby DE22 3BL
Sat 1 May

12 Ansell Road - Open Garden for NGS

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Now in its 93rd 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.
12 Ansell Road, Sheffield S11 7PE
Sun 2 May, Mon 3 May, Sat 19 Jun, Sun 20 Jun

Barlborough Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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Barlborough is an attractive historic village and a range of interesting buildings can be seen all around the village centre.
Barlborough Gardens, Chesterfield S43 4TR
Sun 2 May

Littleover Lane Allotments - Open Garden for NGS

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A large private allotment site in SW Derby. About 170 plots, many cultivated to a high standard. If you are interested in growing your own you should find help, advice and inspiration.
Littleover Lane Allotments, Derby DE23 6JF
Sun 9 May, Sun 4 Jul

Fir Croft - Open Garden for NGS

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Massive scree with many varieties. Plantsmans garden; rockeries; water garden and nursery; extensive collection (over 3000 varieties) of alpines; conifers; over 800 sempervivums, 500 saxifrages and...
Fir Croft, Calver S32 3ZD
Sun 16 May, Sun 23 May, Sun 6 Jun

27 Wash Green - Open Garden for NGS

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Secluded 1 acre garden, with outstanding views over Wirksworth and the Ecclesbourne valley. Inner enclosed area has a topiary garden, pergola and lawn surrounded by mixed borders, with paved seating...
27 Wash Green, Matlock DE4 4FD
Sun 16 May

1 The Dairy, Hurst Court - Open Garden for NGS

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Developed over the last 11 years from a muddy ¼ acre patch attached to a barn conversion, the garden now contains a large Japanese Koi Carp pond, goldfish pond and a stream with planting having a
1 The Dairy, Hurst Court, Swadlincote DE12 8DU
Sun 16 May

Thornbridge Hall Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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A stunning C19, 14 acre garden, set in the heart of the Peak District overlooking rolling Derbyshire countryside.
Thornbridge Hall Gardens, Ashford in the Water DE45 1NZ
Tue 18 May

12 Water Lane - Open Garden for NGS

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Small, eclectic hillside garden on different levels, created as a series of rooms. Each room has been designed to capture the stunning views over Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire and incl a woodland...
12 Water Lane, Matlock DE4 4LY
Sat 22 May

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