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Sunday 2 July 2017

Burton Green (Warwickshire) Open Gardens 2017

Ten gardens in Burton Green were opened to the public on Sunday July 2nd. Below are the descriptions and a couple of representative photos of each garden...

Garden #1 

A long rectangular garden split into different sections - a terrace area with small pond, more formal lawn and long border, middle section with wildlife pond and vegetable beds, fruit cage, greenhouse and cutting border.

Garden #2 

A long mature garden at the rear of a 1913s semi-detached house. A practical garden that accommodates dogs, grandchildren, flower borders, fruit and vegetable areas. Chrysanthemums are grown as a hobby.

Garden #3 

A medium to large cottage style garden with no formal planting. At the end of the garden area a 3 acre plot is home to Tamworth pigs and chickens.

Garden #4

The garden is for outside living which grand children and adults can enjoy. There are two separate spaces, untamed and more formal both attracting wild life and providing distinctive areas of light, shade and privacy.

Garden #5

A modern style house with hedged back garden, complete with flower and shrub borders, raised vegetable beds, container plants and greenhouses. Complemented by garden ornaments and wicker sculptures.

Garden #6

A long frontage, and a long back garden with mature trees and shrubs. A fishpond and large patio at the back with pots.

Garden #7

A garden round a series of old farm buildings with shrub and herbaceous borders. The duck pond has a spinney of native species. The garden to the rear has an orchard, a vegetable plot, herbaceous borders and lawns.

Garden #8

A courtyard garden with cafe for cakes and teas, Also plant and book sales.

Garden #9

Garden #10

A 16th Century House with 2 acre garden. Mixed borders with over 35 varieties of old shrub roses, vegetable garden and woodland walk.

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