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Plants for Sale in aid of local charities

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Ornamental trees, shrubs, hardy herbaceous perennials, magnolias, wisterias,large rhododendrums,lots of climbing plants, potted bulbs and much more.Plenty of room to socially distance.
Helens Plants @ The Paddocks, Main Street, Hungarton LE7 9JY
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You Can’t Lockdown Nature!

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Open Exhibition on Atkins Gallery Online The ongoing impact of COVID-19 and the Lockdown measures has made us re-evaluate our relationships with our outdoor spaces.
Virtual Event
Mon 12 Apr to Wed 12 May

Atlas Explorers

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Let’s play outside! Using the Atlas Explorers Map will take little explorers aged 0-4 years on an adventure around Castle Gardens. Please email Morgan took your space.
Leicester Gallery De Montfort University Leicester LE1 9BH
Tue 13 Apr

Westbrooke House - Open Garden for NGS

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Westbrooke House is a late Victorian property built in 1887. The gardens comprise 6 acres in total and are approached through a tree lined driveway of mature limes and giant redwoods.
Westbrooke House, Market Harborough LE16 8AX
Sun 25 Apr, Sun 20 Jun

Tresillian House - Open Garden for NGS

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¾ acre garden re-established by current owner. Beautiful blue cedar trees, specimen tulip tree. Variety of trees, plants and bushes reinstated. Original bog garden and natural pond.
Tresillian House, Melton Mowbray LE13 0BQ
Sun 25 Apr, Sun 20 Jun

Hedgehog Hall - Open Garden for NGS

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½ acre organically managed plant lover’s garden. Steps leading to three stone walled terraced borders filled with shrubs, perennials, bulbs and a patio over looking the valley.
Hedgehog Hall, Tilton on the Hill LE7 9DE
Sun 2 May and Mon 3 May

BritSciFi ONLINE

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BritSciFi ONLINE The National Space Centre will be hosting a FREE online weekend of talks, Q&A sessions, workshops and fun fan and family science fiction experiences.
Virtual Event
Fri 14 May to Sun 16 May

Westview - Open Garden for NGS

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Organically managed small walled cottage garden with year-round interest. Rare and unusual plants, many grown from seed.
Westview, Leicester LE8 9EH
Sun 16 May

Plant Fair at Donington Le Heath 1620’s House & Garden Sunday 23 May

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Plant Hunters’ Fair at Donington Le Heath 1620’s House and Garden with entry of only £1.00 for the Plant Fair and Gardens.
Donington Le Heath Manor House, Donington Le Heath, Coalville LE67 2FW
Sun 23 May

Thorpe Lubenham Hall - Open Garden for NGS

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15 acres of mature gardens. Formal hedging, topiary and water features give an Italianate feel yet the abundant cottage style planting in herbaceous and shrub borders with Wisteria and Roses...
Thorpe Lubenham Hall, Lubenham LE16 9TR
Wed 26 May

Sutton Bonington Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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All 3 village gardens are located at the north end of the village, just a few minutes walk from each other.
Sutton Bonington Gardens, Loughborough LE12 5PE
Sat 29 May and Sun 30 May

Goadby Marwood Hall - Open Garden for NGS

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Redesigned in 2000 by the owner based on C18 plans. A chain of 5 lakes (covering 10 acres) and several ironstone walled gardens all interconnected. Lakeside woodland walk.
Goadby Marwood Hall, Goadby Marwood LE14 4LN
Sat 29 May

Mountain Ash - Open Garden for NGS

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2 acre garden with stunning views across Charnwood countryside. Nr the house are patios, lawns, water feature, flower & shrub beds, fruit trees, soft fruit cage, greenhouses & vegetable plots.
Mountain Ash, Newtown Linford LE6 0AJ
Sun 30 May and Mon 31 May

Nevill Holt Hall - Open Garden for NGS

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The gardens are at their peak in late May/early June. Whilst the walled kitchen garden shows signs of a harvest to come, our two other walled gardens and adjoining cedar lawn garden are full of...
Nevill Holt Hall, Market Harborough LE16 8EG
Sun 30 May

Big Dog Walk at Belvoir Castle

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Belvoir Castle is located in the heart of the Vale of Belvoir, nestled between Nottingham and Grantham, with close links to the A1, A52 and A607.
Belvoir Castle, Grantham NG32 1PE
Sun 30 May

10 Brook Road - Open Garden for NGS

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1 acre mature country garden created into different and interesting areas incl a stream & pond, lawn areas with island beds containing roses, rhododendrons, azaleas & Japanese maples, created by the
10 Brook Road, Loughborough LE12 8RS
Sun 30 May and Mon 31 May

The Paddocks - Open Garden for NGS

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2 acre garden with mature and specimen trees, rhododendrons, azaleas, magnolia grandiflora, wisterias. Two lily ponds and stream. Three lawn areas surrounded by herbaceous and shrub borders.
The Paddocks, Hungarton LE7 9JY
Sat 5 Jun and Sun 6 Jun

28 Gladstone Street - Open Garden for NGS

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Our mature 70’x15’ town garden is divided into rooms and bisected by a pond with a bridge. It is brimming with unusual hardy perennials, incl collections of ferns and hostas.
28 Gladstone Street, Wigston Magna LE18 1AE
Sat 5 Jun and Sun 6 Jun

Silver Birches - Open Garden for NGS

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A tree framed garden of nearly half an acre leading down to the River Soar. The formal area with an attractive summerhouse has well stocked borders, specifically planted for year round interest of...
Silver Birches, Loughborough LE12 8BB
Sun 6 Jun

4 Packman Green - Open Garden for NGS

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A small town house garden packed with hardy perennials surrounded by climbing roses and clematis. A pond and rose arch complete the picture to make it an enclosed peaceful haven filled with colour...
4 Packman Green, Leicester LE8 5WS
Sun 6 Jun, Sun 27 Jun

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