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Open Elgin Gardens – Wildekrans Country House – 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
Barry Gould and Alison Green, Houw Hoek
Country garden punctuated by unexpected artworks. The 5ha garden is structured around a series of distinct spaces – a neatly clipped expanse of lawn near the historic 1811 homestead, a formal rose garden and a pear orchard – linked together by wilder areas of indigenous plantings and winding pathways that encourage discovery. – Rene Slee for House and Leisure.
Directions: Off the N2 at Houw Hoek Village, as for Houw Hoek Inn. Phone 028 284 9827. www.wildekrans.co.za
Entry: Donations to Bot River Education Foundation.
Homemade and homegrown produce. Lunch, tea and dessert (please book). Guided fynbos walks (please book).