Wisbech St Mary Open Gardens
Wisbech St Mary, near Wisbech, Cambridgeshire
Sunday 24th June 2018
10.00am to 5.00pm
Gardens around the village will open to visitors and most of the gardens are within easy walking distance of each other. They range from large open landscapes, wild flower meadows to container and cottage gardens including the winner of the Wisbech in Bloom 2017 Best Container Garden and prize winners for Hanging Baskets and Best Out of Town garden categories.
A great day out for the whole family - plant knowledge quizzes, children's quizzes, online weather station, collection of over 300 cacti and succulents, ponds and water features, hens, fish, vegetable plots, a private falconry collection, tombola and plant sales.
Wisbech St Mary Parish Church is also open from 12.00noon to 5.00pm with an organ recital and exhibition of historical photographs. Falconry flying demonstrations 12.00noon and 2.300pm.
Enjoy live music by the Beauvale Ensemble from 1.00pm to mid-afternoon in the garden of Tulsa House.
Ask an expert, free garden advice desk - are you looking for some expert advice to help you with your garden? A team of specialists advisors are offering free advice to help your garden flourish. If you're confused about wisteria pruning or are looking to plant a shady corner, plant identification, pests and diseases, we're here to help. Bring your questions and samples.
Richard Walpole - RHS Professional Associate: Horticulture and glasshouse crops examiner and adviser.
Ann Purt - City & Guiids verifier and award winning renowned florist.
Brian Ley - RHS Professional Associate: Fruit and vegetable examiner and adviser.
Sally Jarrett -Horticulturalist, BTEC writer, examiner and verifier.
Come and visit the advice desk at Tulsa House.
Proceeds/fundraising in aid of Wisbech St Mary Church Restoration Fund and Breast Cancer Unit at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Kings Lynn.
Plant sales: There will be plants for sale.
Cost: £4.50 adults, accompanied under 16s free. Entry to all gardens includes falconry collection.
How to get event passports: Buy entry programmes with maps on the day from any participating garden - look for the gardens displaying a large orange flower.
Contact the organisers: Phone: 07584 341 160 Email:
Directions: The gardens are situated in Wisbech St Mary on High Road, Station Road, St Mary's Close and off Churchfield Way. They will all be displaying a large orange flower.
Location: Cambridgeshire. Use Sat Nav postcode: PE13 4RY (please verify before travelling)
Please ... tell the organisers that you found them on the Open Gardens National Directory.
and ... give them a gentle nudge to make a small donation to our 2018 running costs.