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Elgin Open Gardens – Auldearn – Western Cape
October 27, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The gardens range from large, established country gardens to young, recently planted gardens in villages and on smallholdings, all in a setting of great natural beauty an hour’s drive from Cape Town.
Times: 10:00 to 17:00
Enquiries: Barbara Knox-Shaw 021 844 0154/078 021 2101, Jessie Walton 083 458 3790 or email email@example.com
Jenny Simpson, Highlands Road
A plantswoman’s hilltop garden that skilfully mixes unusual indigenous and exotic plants, with a focus on colour combinations. Panoramic views over the Kogelberg biosphere are framed by informal mixed plantings dominated by flowering cherries and roses. The garden also features two ponds and a stream. Featured on TV, in House and Leisure and SA Gardening.
Directions: 8.5km from the N2 on Highlands Road.
Charity: Grabouw Animal Welfare Society.