Opening Times & Events

Again in 2019 we will not be opening the nursery on regular days but you are welcome to come on any days from February to September but you need to telephone first to check if we will be here (preferably ring before 9am or after dark). Wel have more than a dozen openings for National Garden Scheme in 2019 when the nursery will also be open.

Admission to the garden is £4.00 for adults, children free.

The garden is open for the National Gardens Scheme on Sunday 3rd, Saturday 9th & Friday 15th February, Thursday 11th, Monday 22nd (Bank Holiday) & Thursday 25th April, Thursday 2nd Monday 27th (Bank Holiday) & Thursday 30th May, Thursday 27th June, Thursdays 4th & 11 July, Sunday 11th August, Monday 26th August and Thursday 29th August.

Opening times on NGS days are 11.00am - 4.00pm.


On Sunday 23rd June we are opening the garden in aid of the Somerset Wildlife Trust from 11am to 4pm - admission £4.


The nursery will also be open on these days.


Groups from HPS, NCCPG, CGS, Gardening Clubs etc. are welcome to visit the garden by appointment on weekdays or evenings. Coaches welcome.

During the 2019 season we will be attending the following plant fairs and events:-

Rosemoor Snowdrop Weekend (Saturday only) 2nd February
Welford Park, Berks 7th February only
CGS Snowdrop Day, Hatherleigh, N Devon 16th February
Kingston Bagpuize Snowdrop Fair 24th February
Forde Abbey Plant Sale, Chard 3rd March
Sidmouth Daffodil Day 16th March
Rare Plants Fair, Bishops Palace, Wells** 17th March
Somerset HPS Plant Sale, East Lambrook Manor 23rd March
Mapperton House, Beaminster Charity Plant Sale 14th April
Devon Plant Heritage Plant Sale, Burrow Farm 21st April
Cowbridge Physic Garden Plant Sale 27th April

Hampshire Plant Heritage Plant Sale, Longstock

6th May
Yarlington House, Castle Cary Charity Plant Sale 12th May
Devon HPS Plant Sale, Burrow Farm 16th June 
Somerset HPS Plant Sale, Lower Severalls 7th July
Chenies Manor Garden Fair, Bucks 15th July
Rare Plant Fair, Adwell ** 1st September
Rare Plants Fair, Bishops Palace, Wells** 8th September
Rare Plant Fair, Llanover, Abergavenny ** 22nd September
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 Plants Fair website click here