Gardens to visit this month (See NGS Yellow Book for more details):
Parsonage Farm, Kirdford, Sussex, RH14 ONH – Open Sunday 6 September (2 – 6pm)
Major garden in beautiful setting developed over 20 years with fruit theme and many unusual plants. Formally laid out on grand scale with long vistas; 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.
Shalford House, Square Drive, Kingsley Green, Sussex, GU27 3LW – Open Sunday 6th September (2-5.30pm)
Highly regarded 10 acre garden designed and created from scratch over last 24 years. 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.
Rymans, Apuldrum, Chichester, Sussex, PO20 7EG – Open Sunday 6th September (2-5pm)
Walled and other gardens surrounding lovely stone house (not open); bulbs, flowering shrubs, roses, ponds, potager. Many unusual and rare trees and shrubs. In late spring the wisterias are spectacular. The heady scent of hybrid musk roses fills the walled garden in June. In late summer the garden is ablaze with dahlias, sedums, late roses
Hill Farm, Longmore Lane, Wescott, Dorking, Surrey, RH4 3JY – Open Sunday 13th September (11.30am-4.30pm)
1¾ acre recently redesigned garden set in the magnificent Surrey Hills landscape. The garden has a wealth of different natural habitats to encourage wildlife, and planting areas which come alive through the different seasons. A wildlife pond, woodland walk, a tapestry of heathers and glorious late summer grasses and perennials.domperidone motilium purchase