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Chippins - Open Garden for NGS

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Artist's and plantaholics' paradise packed with interest. Spring heralds hostas, aquilegia and irises. Inc meandering stream, wildlife pond and Horace the Huge!
Chippins, Bradfield CO11 2UZ
Sun 29 May, Sun 3 Jul

Isabella’s Garden - Open Garden for NGS

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This enchanting town garden is bursting with a profusion of colour from early Spring through to the Autumn months.
Isabella’s Garden, Leigh-On-Sea SS9 2NE
Sat 4 Jun, Sun 5 Jun, Sat 16 Jul, Sun 17 Jul

37 Turpins Lane - Open Garden for NGS

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An unexpected hidden, magical, part-walled garden showing how much can be achieved in a small space. An oasis of calm with densely planted rich, lush foliage, tree ferns, hostas, topiary and an...
37 Turpins Lane, Chigwell IG8 8AZ
Sun 5 Jun, Sun 3 Jul

8 Dene Court - Open Garden for NGS

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Beautifully maintained and designed compact garden (250sq yds). Owner is well-known RHS gold medal-winning exhibitor (now retired).
8 Dene Court, Chelmsford CM1 2JQ
Tue 7 Jun, Fri 8 Jul, Sat 16 Jul, Fri 5 Aug

Oak Farm - Open Garden for NGS

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Informal farmhouse garden of about 1 acre on an exposed site with extensive views south and west across the Colne Valley.
Oak Farm, Colchester CO6 2AH
Wed 8 Jun, Sun 19 Jun, Wed 20 Jul

Havendell - Open Garden for NGS

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This beautiful and tranquil garden will amaze and inspire you as you walk among the herbaceous and shrub borders.
Havendell, Tolleshunt Major CM9 8LJ
Fri 17 Jun, Sun 3 Jul

1 Whitehouse Cottages - Open Garden for NGS

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Nestled betwixt farmland in rural Essex, is our small secret garden, that has a wonderful charm and serenity to it.
1 Whitehouse Cottages, Woodham Walter CM9 6LR
Sun 19 Jun, Sun 17 Jul

Clunes House - Open Garden for NGS

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This is a beautiful, and interesting traditional country garden with wonderful views over the Essex countryside.
Clunes House, Ongar CM5 9SF
Sun 26 Jun, Sun 24 Jul

Fudlers Hall - Open Garden for NGS

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An award winning, romantic 2 acre garden surrounding C17 farmhouse with lovely pastoral views, across the Chelmer Valley.
Fudlers Hall, Mashbury CM1 4TJ
Sun 26 Jun, Sun 10 Jul

8 Dene Court - Open Garden for NGS

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Beautifully maintained and designed compact garden (250sq yds). Owner is well-known RHS gold medal-winning exhibitor (now retired).
8 Dene Court, Chelmsford CM1 2JQ
Tue 28 Jun, Wed 27 Jul, Wed 24 Aug

Keeway - Open Garden for NGS

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Large, mature country garden with stunning views over the River Crouch. Formal terraces surround the house with steps leading to sweeping lawns, mixed borders packed full of bulbs and perennials,...
Keeway, nr Burnham-on-Crouch CM0 8PL
Wed 29 Jun, Sat 2 Jul

9 Malyon Road - Open Garden for NGS

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Large town garden with mature trees and shrubs made up of a series of garden rooms. Flower beds, pond, summerhouse and greenhouse giving all year interest.
9 Malyon Road, Witham CM8 1DF
Fri 1 Jul to Sun 3 Jul, Fri 15 Jul, Sat 16 Jul, Fri 29 Jul to Sun 31 Jul

Chine House - Open Garden for NGS

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Our suburban garden in Havering is approx. ¼ acre. Laid to lawn with flower beds containing annuals, perennials, shrubs, roses and trees.
Chine House, Hornchurch RM11 1HA
Sat 2 Jul

Miraflores - Open Garden for NGS

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An award-winning, cottage garden described as a 'Little Bit of Heaven'. A blaze of colour with roses, clematis, pergola, rose arch, triple fountain with box hedging and deep herbaceous...
Miraflores, Witham CM8 2LJ
Sat 2 Jul and Sun 3 Jul

Peacocks - Open Garden for NGS

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10 acre varied garden ideal for picnics with several seating areas. Mature native and specimen trees. Restored horticultural buildings.
Peacocks, Margaretting CM4 9HY
Sun 3 Jul

2 Hope Cottages - Open Garden for NGS

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This is a tranquil, country style garden overlooking the serene open countryside. The beautifully planted garden reflects the owner's love of trees.
2 Hope Cottages, Manningtree CO11 2UZ
Sun 3 Jul, Sun 7 Aug

262 Hatch Road - Open Garden for NGS

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A formal frontage with lavender. An eclectic rear garden of around an acre divided into 'rooms' with themed borders, several ponds, three greenhouses, fruit and vegetable plots and...
262 Hatch Road, Brentwood CM15 9QR
Sun 3 Jul, Sun 17 Jul

Wychwood - Open Garden for NGS

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A garden approx. ¾ acre with a large pond, attracting much wildlife, as well as the owners resident ducks. Free ranging chickens roam in the shrubbery and budgerigar aviary.
Wychwood, Roydon CM19 5DW
Sun 3 Jul

Long House Plants - Open Garden for NGS

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A beautiful garden - yes, but one with a purpose. Long House Plants has been producing homegrown plants for more than 10 years - here is a chance to see where it all begins!
Long House Plants, Romford RM4 1LD
Wed 6 Jul, Wed 3 Aug

Oak Farm - Open Garden for NGS

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Informal farmhouse garden of about 1 acre on an exposed site with extensive views south and west across the Colne Valley.
Oak Farm, Colchester CO6 2AH
Wed 6 Jul

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