Opening Times

In 2017 we aim to be open most Monday and Thursday mornings from 10.00am until 1.00pm from the beginning of April until the end of August but it is advisable to ring or email to check before coming.

You are welcome to come on other 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).

The garden is open at the same time as the nursery. Admission to the garden is £3.00 for adults, children free.

The garden is open for the National Gardens Scheme on Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th February, Thursdays 6th & 13th April, Monday 17th April, Thursday 20th & Monday 29th May, Thursday 1st June, Thursday 6th July and Monday 28th August. The nursery will also be open on these days.

Opening times on NGS days are 11.00am - 5.00pm.

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

During the 2017 season we will be attending the following plant fairs and events:-

Shepton Mallet Snowdrop Festival 17th February
Welford Park, Bucks 23rd February
Forde Abbey Plant Sale, Chard 5th March
HPS Plant Sale, East Lambrook Manor 25th March
Mapperton House, Beaminster Charity Plant Sale 9th April
Plant Heritage Devon Plant Sale, Burrow Farm 16th April
Plant Fair, Cowbridge nr Cardiff 29th April
Plant Heritage Hampshire, Longstock Gardens 1st May
Yarlington House, Castle Cary Charity Plant Sale 13th May
Plant Heritage Devon Plant Sale, Rosemoor 13th & 14th May
Rare Plants Fair, High Glanau, Nr Monmouth * * 4th June
HPS Devon Plant Sale, Burrow Farm 25th June 
Rare Plants Fair, Cannington College, Nr Bridgwater**  2nd July
Chenies Manor Garden Fair, Bucks 16th July
Rare Plants Fair, Highnam Court, Gloucester 23rd July
Sturminster Newton Grand Plant Fair 29th July
Taunton Flower Show (Friday & Saturday) 4th & 5th August
Rare Plants Fair, Bishops Palace, Wells** 20th August
Mapperton House Charity Plant Sale 17th September
Plant Heritage Devon Plant Sale, Rosemoor 24th September
We also attend several other HPS, 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