Bedford Open Gardens

Please note these gardens are only open to the public during the Annual Garden Festival.

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    A secret garden tucked up against the mountain with a bass dam and extraordinary indigenous forest. This unique biome with a well above average rainfall, abounds in Yellowwood, Wild Pear, Sneezewood, Forest Schotia, etc.Bird life...
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    A tiny (19x25m) new town garden that is waterwise and easy-care (no borehole, no lawn). Loads of sheep manure was carted in from the farm and all the plants (bar the fever trees) were propagated from the plant material that made...
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    The generous, serene spaces in this magnificent garden make it a sheer joy to visit and linger here.
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    • 046 685 0033
  • More InfoUpdated: 10 months ago
    The SA Rosarium is a project to establish a national collection of heritage roses. The Rosarium garden is regarded as a museum for all old roses species ever brought to South Africa.
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    • 082 775 5178
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    A feast of vegetables in old-fashioned beds spill down the hillside into the courtyard of a restored historic house
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    This blue-chip guesthouse is set in a magnificent garden with huge trees, sweeping lawns and a riot of roses.
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    Ria’s generous, exhuberant spirit is manifest in her colour-filled garden. The fairy-tale atmosphere of the old woodland garden has been revitalised with bold splashes of sunlight and fresh air. Ria is an ardent rose grower and...
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    Constitution Street. A stylish contemporary garden with striking kard landscape features creating visual emphasis.
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    Engulfed in the dramatic mountain landscape, Danél has created a tranquil family garden. Entry: Donation. Plants for sale; refreshments.
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  • More InfoUpdated: 7 months ago
    45 Porter Street. Dudley and Christine Morgan. They stock more than 200 named varieties and there are hundreds of healthy plants on sale.
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    40 Gardens open 8:00 to 17:00 Friday and Saturday – use the dedicated map to guide you: the route is well signposted. Entry: donation at your discretion.
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      The homestead established here in 1820 and has seen many changes, but symmetry and the stability it implies are the constants that Barrie Pringle respects as a gardener. Gate fee: R20. No teas, but a cheese and wine lunch will...
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    • More InfoGarden Festival OnlyUpdated: 2 days ago
      Stretching down a long erf from a lovingly restored old house, this remarkable new garden was designed by Franchesca Watson. The central feature is a lawned path that meanders, gentle as a stream, down the length of the garden....
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    • More InfoUpdated: 8 months ago
      31 Porter Street. An extraordinarily wide variety of beautiful and unusual arid region plants including aloes and succulents. Specialist succulent nursery.
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      • 046 685 0748
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      Skelmkloof where hospitality straight from the heart awaits you. Hilda Marais’ whimsical Karoo-style garden is both a place of healing and a refuge for rescued arid zone plants. Hilda and her husband Francois share a personal...
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