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August events

The Old Barn - Open Garden for NGS

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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.
The Old Barn, Swadlincote DE12 8AF
Sat 25 Jun, Sun 26 Jun, Sat 20 Aug, Sun 21 Aug

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
Sat 2 Jul, Sun 3 Jul, Sun 7 Aug

The Lilies - Open Garden for NGS

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1 acre garden gradually restored over the past 16 years situated at the top of a wooded valley, surrounded by wildflower meadow and ash woodland.
The Lilies, Matlock DE4 4BW
Sun 3 Jul, Sun 14 Aug

8 Curzon Lane - Open Garden for NGS

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Mature garden with lawns, borders packed full with perennials, shrubs and small trees, tropical planting and hot border.
8 Curzon Lane, Derby DE24 8QS
Sun 3 Jul, Sun 17 Jul, Sun 7 Aug

Old English Walled Garden, Elvaston Castle Country Park - Open Garden for NGS

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Come and discover the beauty of the Old English walled garden at Elvaston Castle. Take in the peaceful atmosphere and enjoy the scents and colours of all the varieties of trees, shrubs and plants.
Old English Walled Garden, Elvaston Castle Country Park, Derby DE72 3EP
Sun 7 Aug

9 Main Street - Open Garden for NGS

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acre hilltop garden overlooking lovely farmland view. Terracing, borders, lawns and pergola create space for an informal layout with planting for colour effect.
9 Main Street, Derby DE7 6AU
Sun 7 Aug

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 and burgundy) and emphasising leaf shape and colour, the key...
15 Windmill Lane, Ashbourne DE6 1EY
Sun 7 Aug

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 yrs old with plots of all differing shapes and sizes.
Ashbourne Road and District Allotments Ltd, Derby DE22 3BL
Sat 13 Aug and Sun 14 Aug

Wild in the Country - Open Garden for NGS

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A rectangular plot devoted totally to growing flowers and foliage for cutting. Sweet pea, rose, larkspur, cornflower, nigella, ammi. All the florist's favourites can be found here.
Wild in the Country, Hope Valley S32 5QQ
Sat 13 Aug

Bakewell PBFA Book Fair

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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 13 Aug

Plant Fair at Carsington Water Derbyshire on Saturday 13th August 2022

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FREE ENTRY to this popular Plant Hunters' Fair at Carsington Water, Derbyshire featuring highly respected specialist nurseries with a really great mix of plants and specialities to delight
Carsington Water, Big Lane, Ashbourne DE6 1ST
Sat 13 Aug

Tissington Hall - Open Garden for NGS

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Large garden celebrating over 85yrs in the National Garden Scheme, with stunning rose garden on west terrace, herbaceous borders and 5 acres of grounds.
Tissington Hall, Ashbourne DE6 1RA
Mon 15 Aug, Mon 22 Aug, Mon 29 Aug

Bluebell Arboretum and Nursery - Open Garden for NGS

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Beautiful 9 acre woodland garden with a large collection of rare trees and shrubs. Interest throughout the yr with spring flowers, cool leafy areas in summer and sensational autumn colour.
Bluebell Arboretum and Nursery, Ashby de la Zouch LE65 2TA
Wed 17 Aug

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 20 Aug

Meynell Langley Trials Garden - Open Garden for NGS

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Completely re-designed during 2020 with new glasshouse and patio area incorporating water rills and small ponds. New wildlife and fish ponds also added.
Meynell Langley Trials Garden, Ashbourne DE6 4NT
Sun 21 Aug

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.
12 Water Lane, Matlock DE4 4LY
Sun 28 Aug and Mon 29 Aug

27 Wash Green - Open Garden for NGS

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Secluded 1 acre garden, with outstanding 360 degree views. Inner enclosed area has topiary, pergola and lawn surrounded by mixed borders, with paved seating area.
27 Wash Green, Matlock DE4 4FD
Sun 28 Aug

13 Westfield Road - Open Garden for NGS

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A deceptive country-style garden in Swadlincote, a real gem. The garden is on two levels of approx ½ acre. Packed herbaceous borders designed for colour. Shrubs, baskets and tubs. Lots of roses.
13 Westfield Road, Swadlincote DE11 0BG
Sun 28 Aug

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 29 Aug

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