Open Gardens in Court Lane

Sunday 12th June 2016

122 Court Lane  Dulwich  SE21 7EA   Jean and Charles Cary-Elwes

Buses P4, 12, 40, 176, 185 (to Dulwich Library), 37.                                             Mainline: North Dulwich then 15 minutes walk, ample free parking.              Opening 2.00pm – 5.30pm   Admission £5 for NGS, children free.             Wheelchair access to terrace only – but good view of garden.  Teas.

Generously proportioned, mature garden with unusual and marginally tender shrubs which thrive in the hands of a keen propagator.  Agapanthus, a signature plant followed by oleander, and a splendid clerodendron.  Backing onto Dulwich Park, it has a countryside feel – a true family garden with sandpit and hammock mingling with a hardworking greenhouse and a super wormery, which will be demonstrated.  Jazz band, cakes and tea, children’s trail, plant sales.

 

Sunday 26th June 2016

118 Court Lane  Dulwich, SE21 7EA   Margaret Evison                   Telephone:  020 8693 2254

Opening time:  2.00pm – 5.30pm.                                                                        Admission:  £3  in support of the Mark Evison Foundation.  Visitors and groups also welcome by appointment May to August.  Home-made teas.

Luscious planting in deep herbacious borders with shrubs, unusual specimens and arching roses, alongside an immaculate lawn.  Pass under an ancient pear tree through a magical perfumed white rose garden to unfold the surprise – a small wildflower meadow with a pond attracting wildlife, particularly butterflies – all with a wonderful backdrop of green Dulwich Park.  The front garden is a mix of white flowers/varigated greenery.  A plant collectors garden.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.