Gardens to visit this month (See NGS Yellow Book for more details):
Parsonage Farm, Kirdford, Sussex, RH14 0NH
Major garden in beautiful setting developed over 20 yrs with fruit theme and many unusual plants. Formally laid out on grand scale with long vistas; C18 walled garden with borders in apricot, orange, scarlet and crimson; topiary walk; pleached lime allée; tulip tree avenue; rose borders; large vegetable garden with trained fruit; turf read more…
Open: Sunday 11 September (2 – 6pm). Admission £6.00, children free. Home-made teas.
Whitehanger, Marley Lane, Haslemere, Sussex, GU27 3PY
Set in 6 acres on the edge of the South Downs National Park surrounded by NT woodland, this rural garden was started in 2012 when a new Huf house was built on a derelict site. Now there are lawned areas with beds of perennials, a serenity pool with Koi carp, a wild flower meadow, a Japanese garden, a sculpture garden and a woodland walk.
Open: Thursday 1 September (5 – 8pm). Admission £6.00, child £3.00. Wine.
Shalford House, Square Drive, Kingsley Green, Sussex, GU27 3LW
Highly regarded 10 acre garden designed and created from scratch over last 24 yrs. Beautiful hilly setting with streams, ponds, waterfall, sunken garden, good late borders, azaleas and walled kitchen garden. Wild flower meadow with orchids, prairie style plantation and stumpery merging into further 7 acre woodland. Additional 30 acre arboretum read more…
Open: Sunday 4 September (2 – 5.30pm). Admission £5.00, children free. Home-made teas.
Sandhill Farm House, Nyewood Road, Rogate, Petersfield, Sussex, GU31 5HU
Front and rear gardens broken up into garden rooms incl small kitchen garden. Front garden incl small woodland area planted with early spring flowering shrubs, ferns and bulbs; topiary and white garden, large leaf border and terraced area. Rear garden has mirror borders, small decorative vegetable garden, red border, grasses border garden. Home read more…
Open: Saturday 17 September, Sunday 18 September (2 – 5pm). Admission £4.00, children free. Home-made teas.