The open gardens for the National Gardens Scheme in Northants this weekend are:
Guilsborough Spring Gardens, Guilsborough, Northamptonshire, NN6 8PT which sees eight private gardens open to the public on Saturday May 15 and Sunday May 15, between 2-6pm. Admission £5, kids free.
Two small cottage-style gardens, one belonging to a keen flower arranger, the other a secret walled garden crammed with fruit, flowers and vegetables. Lots of large (enviable) gardens including a woodland garden on a very steep site to ones with sweeping lawns, mature trees and beautiful views.
Plants for sale plus teas and cakes.
The individual openings are:
The Old House
The Old Vicarage
The Gate House
Also open on Sunday, May 15 is Greenway, Desborough, Northamptonshire, NN14 2SN, between 2-6pm.
A popular garden on the NGS calendar, especially for its collection of over 90 acers (Japanese maple) in containers and open planting. Also has a gothic folly with fernery. There’s also an evening opening on Thursday May 26 (6-9pm). Visitors also welcome by appointment during May only.