NGS Open Gardens in Derbyshire - June 2014

Cossall Open Gardens, 8th June, 1-5pm, featuring new gardens and attractions. £3, under 12s free. 16 gardens, scarecrows...

Cossall Open Gardens, 8th June, 1-5pm, featuring new gardens and attractions. £3, under 12s free. 16 gardens, scarecrows, plant sales, refreshments, stalls and a raffle. Free Park & Ride mini bus service from Awsworth Lane. - Credit: Archant

Gardens open under the National Garden Scheme

Sunday 1st June Fir Croft, Froggatt Rd, Calver S32 3ZD. Adm by donation, 2-5. Rockeries, water garden and nursery with extensive collections. Melbourne Hall Gardens, Church Square, Melbourne DE73 8EN. Adm £4.50, chd £3.50, 1.30-5.30. Historic 17-acre garden. Westgate, Coombs Rd, Coombs, Chapel-en-le-Frith, SK23 9UP. Adm £3, chd free, 1-5. Sloping garden with lovely views.

Saturday 7th June The Holly Tree, 21 Hackney Rd, Hackney, Matlock DE4 2PX. Adm £3, chd free, 11-4.30. Sloping, terraced with pond, veg, apiary, chickens etc.

Sunday 8th June 12 Ansell Road, Ecclesall, Sheffield S11 7PE. Adm £2.50, chd free, 11-5. Original 1930s’ style garden. Bluebell Arboretum Annwell Lane, Smisby LE65 2TA. Adm £3, chd free, 10.30-4. 9-acre woodland garden with rare trees and shrubs. 10 Chestnut Way Repton, DE65 6FQ. Adm £3, chd free, 1-5.30. One acre plantsman’s garden with colourful display. Plant stall. Gamesley Fold Cottage, Gamesley Fold, Glossop SK13 6JJ. £2.50, chd free, 1-4. Cottage garden. Wharfedale, 34 Broadway, Duffield, Belper DE56 4BU. Adm £3, chd free, 11-5. Back by popular demand after 4 yrs. Nine areas of garden types in suburban space including Japanese moss garden, Italian walled rose garden, exotic plants border, stream and pond.

Saturday 14th June 9 Newfield Crescent, Dore, Sheffield S17 3DE. Adm £3, chd free, 2-6. Mature, wildlife friendly, terraces with stream, pond, rock garden etc. Rosebank, 303 Duffield Rd, Allestree, Derby DE22 2DF. Adm £2.50, chd free, 2-6. Colourful borders, small orchard and soft fruit garden.

Sunday 15th June 53 Birchover Way Allestree, Derby DE22 2QG. Adm £3, chd free, 1-4. Incredible variety of fruit trees, beautiful pond and greenhouse. Cherry Hill, The Nook, Eyam, S32 5QP. Adm £3.50, chd free, 1-5. Naturally planted artists’ garden. Secret areas inc. tree den. Studio open. Fir Croft, as before Moorfields, 257/261 Chesterfield Rd, Temple Normanton, Chesterfield S42 5DE. Adm £3, chd free, 1-5. Two adjacent gardens. 9 Newfield Crescent, as before. 35 Wyver Lane, Belper DE56 2UB. Adm £2.50, chd free, 1-5. Cottage garden with hardy perennials opposite Belper River Gardens.

Monday 16th June The Burrows Gardens, Burrows Lane, Brailsford DE6 3BU. Adm £4, chd free, 10.30-4.30. 5 acres set in lovely countryside.

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Saturday 21st Craigside, Reservoir Rd, Whaley Bridge SK23 7BW. Adm £3.50, chd free, 1-5. Rising steeply from the reservoir with great views. Mature trees, borders, rockery, herbs, veg etc. Holme Grange, Holme Lane, Bakewell DE45 1GF. Adm £3.50, chd free, 11-4. A range of mixed borders, lawns and woodland with unusual plants. Owl End, Newfield Lane, Dore, Sheffield S17 3DB. Adm £3.50, chd free, 1.30-5. 1.5 acre plus wood and meadow. Mixed borders, veg, soft fruit

Sunday 22nd June Bluebell Arboretum as before. Clovermead Commonpiece Lane, Findern DE65 6AF. Adm £3, chd free, 1-5.30. 1-acre cottage garden with rooms, veg plot, bandstand, greenhouses, orchard, new rose walk. Craigside as before. High Roost 27 Storthmeadow Rd, Simmondley, Glossop SK13 6UZ. Adm £2.50, chd free, 12-4. Terraced slopes with views, hidden corners and winding paths with rooms packed with plants. Meynell Langley Trials Garden, Lodge Lane, Nr Kirk Langley, Derby DE6 4NT. Adm £3, chd free, 11-4.30pm. Formal Victorian-style displaying and trialling varieties. Nursery and tea rooms. Owl End as before 26 Windmill Rise, Belper DE56 1GQ. Adm £3, chd free, 11-4. Original and unusual organic garden.

Monday 23rd June Craigside as before.

Friday 27th June The Hollies, 87 Clowne Rd, Barlborough S43 4EH. Evening opening £3, chd free, 6-9. Shade area, patio garden, cottage border etc. Local singing quartet will provide entertainment.

Saturday 28th June Brick Kiln Farm Hulland Ward, Ashbourne DE6 3EJ. Adm £3.50, chd free, 2-5. Small country garden accessed through courtyard. Elmton Gardens Elmton, Worksop S80 4LS. Group opening: Pear Tree Cottage, Pinfold, Wilmots. Lovely village. Well dressing weekend. Adm £4, chd free, 12-5. Westgate, as above.

Sunday 29th June Dove Cottage, off Watery Lane, Clifton, Ashbourne DE6 2JQ. Adm £4, chd free, 11-4. Anne Liverman’s much admired cottage garden, new and traditional plants in separate ‘areas’. Elmton Gardens, as above. Highfield House, Wingfield Rd, Oakerthorpe, Alfreton DE55 7AP. Adm £3, chd free, 11-5.30. Features laburnum tunnel, wood, orchard etc. The Lilies, Griffe Grange Valley, Grangemill, Matlock DE4 4BW. Adm £3, chd free, 11.30-5. 1-acre restored garden at top of wooded valley. Seasonal planting, ponds, veg. Park Hall, Walton Back Lane, Walton, Chesterfield S42 7LT. Adm £4, chd free, 2-5.30. Romantic, 2 acre, plantsman’s garden in beautiful setting, croquet lawn, sunken garden, topiary etc. Wharfedale, as above.