Opening Times & EventsNational Garden Scheme Openings and Plant Fair Dates below are what we are planning to do in 2024
The nursery is not open on regular days but you are welcome to come at any time from February to September but you need to telephone first to check if we will be here (preferably ring before 9am or after dark).
The garden at Elworthy Cottage will be open 9 times for the National Garden Scheme in 2024 when the nursery will also be open.
For 2024 we will be opening for the National Garden Scheme on the following days:-
Thursday 1st, Tuesday 13th and Thursday 27th February, Monday 1st April (Easter Bank Holiday) Tuesday 23rd April, Tuesday 25th June, Tuesdays 1st & 30th July, and Monday 26th August.(August Bank Holiday Monday).
Opening times on NGS days are 11.00am - 4.30pm.
Admission to the garden is £5.00 for adults,
children free; admission to the nursery is free.
When the garden is open for the NGS, teas will be available in aid of the Children's Hospice South West.
Groups from HPS, Plant Heritage, CGS, Gardening Clubs etc. are welcome to visit the garden by appointment on weekdays or evenings. Coaches welcome.During the 2024 season we hope to attend the following plant fairs and events:-
We also attend several other HPS, Plant Heritage (NCCPG) and CGS events in Somerset, Devon, and Dorset. Orders may be collected from any of these events. * * For link to Rare Plant Fairs website click here
Devon HPS Snowdrop Talk, Longdown Village Hall. 6th January Garden House Snowdrop Festival, Buckland Monachorum 27th & 28th January Welford Park Newbury Sheptom Mallet Snowdrop Festival 16th & 17th February Devon Plant Heritage Sale, South Molton 10th March Somerset HPS Plant Sale, Yeo Valley Organic Garden 23rd March Burrow Farm Plant Sale (formerly Plant Heritage Sale) 31st March Forde Abbey Spring Plant Sale 6th April Somerset HPS Plant Sale, Monkton Heathfield, Taunton 27th April
Hampshire Plant Heritage Plant Sale, Longstock
6th May Yarlington House, Castle Cary Charity Plant Sale 11th May Devon Plant Heritage Sale, Rosemoor 12th May Somerset HPS Plant Sale,Batcombe House,Shepton Mallet 15th June Devon HPS Plant Sale, Burrow Farm 30th June Devon Plant Heritage Sale, South Molton 14th July Rare Plant Fair, Bledlow Manor, Buckinghamshire ** 21st July Rare Plant Fair, Adwell House, nr Thame, Oxford ** 1st September Devon Plant Heritage Sale, Rosemoor 6th September