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Open your garden for Age UK Norfolk

An enjoyable way to raise money and support older people in Norfolk

Open Gardens allows keen gardeners to share their passion, while helping to raise funds for charity to improve later life for older people across Norfolk.

Come and join Age UK Norfolk at Fox Burrow Barn, Wendling Road, Longham Dereham Norfolk NR19 2RE from 10:30 to 3:00.The garden has an array of beautiful flowers, shrubs trees and the village and garden owners welcome you into their gardens and are happy to give guided tours or you can take your time at your own pace.


Age UK Norfolk proudly announces that Old Hall Farm will be open on 11 July 2015 from 10:00 to 5:00 and there’s plenty to see at the former farmhouse including flowers, vegetables, poly tunnel, tall trees, greenhouse, fruit trees and flower beds all next to farm fields and only 22 miles off of the A47. We are looking forward to see you at Old Hall Farm 3 Newport Road South Walsham NR13 6DS.

 

Le Strange Close, Norwich

 

 

We are looking for people to share their passion and open their gardens, helping us raise money to improve later life for older people across Norfolk.

 

Opening your garden is a rewarding way to show off your hard work to an appreciative audience, whilst raising vital funds for a local charity. Your garden does not have to be huge. We’re looking for gardens of all shapes and sizes. From small urban spaces to traditional English country gardens, all have a part to play in Age UK Norfolk’s Open Garden Season.

 

Read Hilary's experience of opening her garden for Age UK Norfolk in 2011

 

 

 

An enjoyable, social occasion

People find the experience of opening their garden to the public, or even to family and friends, fulfilling and rewarding. They enjoy sharing the fruits of their labour, inspiring fellow gardeners and exchanging gardening tips.

 

Neighbours and local groups can even work together to open their gardens collectively, creating a social event for the whole community.

 

Town Close Road, Norwich



Opening your gardenGarden at Bishopsgate, Norwich

Following our highly successful Golden Gardens in 2011 and record breaking Bishop's Garden Open Day in 2012, we are running a whole season of open gardens in 2015 and would love you to be part of it.


You only need to open your garden once, although many people prefer to open their garden at least twice as this gives a greater opportunity to showcase the love and commitment given to developing a beautiful garden.


To make opening your garden as easy as possible we provide an information pack crammed with ideas, promotional material and everything you’ll need to help make your event a success. Also take a look at our Resources page which contains posters and signs that you can
download to use when opening your garden.

 

 

Age UK Norfolk’s Open Garden Season runs from 1 May – 31 July 2015, which allows you to open your garden when it will be looking at its very best.

Lady in garden

A comment from one of our supporters who opened their garden:

 

‘Everyone who visited was delighted with our event and it was good to chat to so many people. Another excellent bonus was meeting with neighbours who we have lived close to for many years and never had the occasion to meet, and of course it was a joy to raise so much money for such a worthwhile cause.’

 

 

To get involved or for more information call 01603 785 253

or email opengardenseason2015@ageuknorfolk.org.uk

or contact us using the form below

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