Here are some of the gardens that will be open in 2019

Swannington Manor

The house, built in 1700, creates a stunning backdrop to the garden. A huge 300 year old yew hedge dominates the garden. The sunken rose garden is of special interest.

Manor Farm House

The house was built in the 1600s but parts of the garden that you see now were only planted about 40 years ago. The garden links to the Romantic Garden Nursery.

1 Manor Cottages

This is a small garden, recently established. It has a raised vegetable garden and a small pond, planned to ecourage wildlife, with much of the design made from recycled materials.

Woodland Wander

This is a newly planted woodland in School Road. It is the site of an old marl pit that for many years was used as a local tip but has now been replanted with predominantly British deciduous saplings.

Upgate Cottage

This garden was created over the last five years. It consists of roses, herbaceous plants, a heated green house, a bog garden, vegetable potage and wild flowers orchard with walks. There are chickens, geese and lambs as well.

3 School Road

In this garden the two-tiered space includes raised beds at one level and tropical plants on the lower level. The large pond provides a happy home for a large selection of fish. The most recent addition is a living willow den, adding to the peaceful and tranquil atmosphere.

Heath Farm House

This garden comprises two areas of herbaceous borders either side of the house and a more formal parterre complete with box hedge and obelisk. Surrounding rough grassland has been planted with a selection of specimen trees.

Swan Cottage

This is a compact garden filled with a large, eclectic mixture of plants and shrubs. There is also a small wildlife pond with a thriving population of newts and frogs.