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Gardens in Halam and Syerston to open to public through National Garden Scheme

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Four gardens will open to the public for the first time this weekend under the National Garden Scheme.

The gardens, all in Syerston, are open on Sunday from 1pm to 5pm.

They are 7, Greengates; Long Acres, Croft House, and Moor House.

Long Acres (58350907)
Long Acres (58350907)

Long Acres is a large traditional cottage garden with an atmospheric walled garden.

Croft House has a newly-formed large pond, lovely topiary and structure through the borders and a productive vegetable garden.

Moor House is an extremely colourful cottage garden with lots of pots, a water feature and a compact vegetable garden.

Moor House (58350913)
Moor House (58350913)

Backing on to woods, 7 Greengate offers an interesting variety of plants, many unusual, to suit its setting with a mix of flowers and foliage that create colour throughout the year.

“We would love to see you, please come and enjoy our beautiful little village and our four open gardens,” said the organiser, David Tucker.

Entry is £7 for adults and free for children.

7, Greengates (58350910)
7, Greengates (58350910)

In addition, The Old Vicarage, Halam Hill, Halam, ­— an open gardens regular ­— is open on Saturday, from noon to 4pm.

This garden has matured over a 25-year period, but this year features new planting/design at the bottom of the garden.

Money raised through the National Garden Scheme supports a number of UK charities, including Marie Curie, Macmillan Cancer Support, Hospice UK and The Cancer Trust.

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