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Selhurst Park; a Downland beauty - Virtual Open Garden - NGS

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Join garden owner Sarah Green for a virtual visit to this beautiful garden in the shadow of the South Downs.
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Today to Tue 30 Mar

A Treasure Trove of Talent

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Sarah Bridgland My jewellery is inspired by the glass itself which is then fused together in a kiln.
Shoreham Art Gallery, 27 Brunswick Road, Shoreham-by-Sea BN43 5WA
Today

Highdown Gardens, a distinguished rarity - Virtual Open Garden - NGS

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Highdown Gardens is one of a distinguished group of gardens that opened in aid of the National Garden Scheme in the very first year of opening, 1927 and are still opening over 90 years later.
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Today to Mon 29 Mar

Legsheath Farm; eleven acres of lovely - Virtual Open Garden - NGS

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With its stream fed ponds and stunning trees, Legsheath Farm in East Sussex is a glorious 11 acre garden with wonderful views and so much to discover:
Virtual Event
Today to Mon 29 Mar

Harlands Gardens Trail; an eclectic mix of everyday inspiration - Virtual Open Garden - NGS

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This eclectic mix of town gardens in Haywards Heath, West Sussex designed, built and maintained by busy people continue to inspire and delight visitors.
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Today to Mon 29 Mar

Manor of Dean - Open Garden for NGS

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Approx 3 acres of traditional English garden with extensive views of the South Downs. Herbaceous borders, early spring bulbs, bluebell woodland walk, walled kitchen garden with fruit, vegetables and...
Manor of Dean, Petworth GU28 9AP
Tue 9 Mar

Manor of Dean - Open Garden for NGS

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Approx 3 acres of traditional English garden with extensive views of the South Downs. Herbaceous borders, early spring bulbs, bluebell woodland walk, walled kitchen garden with fruit, vegetables and...
Manor of Dean, Petworth GU28 9AP
Sun 21 Mar

The Hamblin Centre - Open Garden for NGS

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An ornamental and wildlife garden in harmony with the Hamblin Centre’s work towards health and wellbeing.
The Hamblin Centre, Chichester PO18 8PJ
Sun 21 Mar

Dennis & Gnasher’s Big Bonanza at Wakehurst

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Join in the Beano family fun this Easter holiday at Wakehurst with our outdoor festival of jokes, plants and pranks.
Wakehurst, Selsfield Road, Ardingly, Haywards Heath RH17 6TN
Wed 31 Mar to Sun 18 Apr

Cloud Cottage & Hollyoaks - Open Garden for NGS

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Cloud Cottage - At the front is a sycamore with shade loving plants. The rear garden is divided into a variety of areas.
Cloud Cottage & Hollyoaks, Pulborough RH20 3LW
Sun 4 Apr

Hammerwood House - Open Garden for NGS

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Large s-facing garden with lots of mature shrubs incl camellias, rhododendrons and azaleas. An arboretum with a variety of flowering and fruit trees.
Hammerwood House, Midhurst GU29 0PF
Sun 4 Apr, Sun 9 May

The Old Vicarage - Open Garden for NGS

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Gardens of 3½ acres set around 1832 Regency house (not open). The front is formally laid out with topiary, wide lawn, mixed border and contemporary water sculpture.
The Old Vicarage, Washington RH20 4AS
Mon 5 Apr, Mon 3 May

Findon Place - Open Garden for NGS

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Stunning grounds and gardens surrounding a Grade II listed Georgian country house (not open), nestled at the foot of the South Downs.
Findon Place, Worthing BN14 0RF
Sun 11 Apr

Singing With Nightingales: Homecoming

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Singing With Nightingales: Homecoming Celebrate the return of the nightingales to UK shores with this special late-night live broadcast. Hosted by folk singer Sam Lee this audio broadcast, live on Youtube, will take you on a journey...
Virtual Event
Wed 14 Apr

Manor of Dean - Open Garden for NGS

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Approx 3 acres of traditional English garden with extensive views of the South Downs. Herbaceous borders, early spring bulbs, bluebell woodland walk, walled kitchen garden with fruit, vegetables and...
Manor of Dean, Petworth GU28 9AP
Thu 15 Apr, Tue 11 May

Rymans - Open Garden for NGS

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Walled and other gardens surrounding lovely C15 stone house (not open); bulbs, flowering shrubs, roses, ponds, and potager. Many unusual and rare trees and shrubs.
Rymans, Chichester PO20 7EG
Sat 17 Apr and Sun 18 Apr

Peelers Retreat - Open Garden for NGS

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Stunning garden and gift shop with imaginative woodland sculptures and a flare for the unusual. This inspirational space is a delight in which to sit and relax, enjoying delicious teas.
Peelers Retreat, Arundel BN18 9EX
Tue 20 Apr

Borde Hill Garden - Open Garden for NGS

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Rare plants and stunning landscapes make Borde Hill Garden the perfect day out for horticultural enthusiasts, families and those who love beautiful countryside.
Borde Hill Garden, Haywards Heath RH16 1XP
Tue 20 Apr

Singing With Nightingales: Earth Day 2021

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Singing With Nightingales: Earth Day 2021 Celebrate Earth Day 2021 with this special late-night live broadcast of Singing With Nightingales. Hosted by folk singer Sam Lee this audio broadcast, live on Youtube, will take you on a journey...
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Thu 22 Apr

Denmans Garden - Open Garden for NGS

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Founded by Joyce Robinson, a pioneer in gravel gardens and redesigned by influential landscape designer, John Brookes MBE, Denmans is a 4 acre garden renowned for its curvilinear layout, unusual
Denmans Garden, Fontwell BN18 0SU
Sat 24 Apr

Peelers Retreat - Open Garden for NGS

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Stunning garden and gift shop with imaginative woodland sculptures and a flare for the unusual. This inspirational space is a delight in which to sit and relax, enjoying delicious teas.
Peelers Retreat, Arundel BN18 9EX
Sun 25 Apr

Peelers Retreat - Open Garden for NGS

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Stunning garden and gift shop with imaginative woodland sculptures and a flare for the unusual. This inspirational space is a delight in which to sit and relax, enjoying delicious teas.
Peelers Retreat, Arundel BN18 9EX
Tue 27 Apr, Tue 25 May

Copyhold Hollow - Open Garden for NGS

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A different NGS experience in 2 north-facing acres. The cottage garden surrounding C16 house (not open) gives way to steep slopes up to woodland garden, a challenge to both visitor and gardener.
Copyhold Hollow, Haywards Heath RH16 1XU
Mon 3 May, Mon 31 May

Forest Ridge - Open Garden for NGS

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A charming 4½ acre Victorian garden with far-reaching views, boasting the oldest Atlantic Cedar in Sussex.
Forest Ridge, Balcombe RH17 6QZ
Sat 8 May and Sun 9 May

Holly House - Open Garden for NGS

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An acre of English garden providing views and cameos of plants and trees round every corner with many different areas giving constant interest.
Holly House, Haywards Heath RH17 7LF
Sat 8 May, Sun 9 May, Fri 11 Jun

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