Bedford Open Gardens

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

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    At Homeground, the courtyard of the Duke of Bedford Inn, you will find six large raised beds which celebrate the beauty of edible plants grown in rich compost, enjoying full sun, rainwater and maximum love and attention daily...
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    Hospitality straight from the heart awaits you at this whimsical Karoo-style garden that is both a place of healing and a refuge for rescued arid-zone plants. Hilda has a personal vision and a quirky sense of humour which...
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    Approached down a curving avenue of ancient oaks, this peaceful oasis with huge trees, sweeping lawns and a riot of roses frames a blue-chip guesthouse and a gracious family home. Windows in the various garden ‘rooms’ invite...
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    At Homeground, the courtyard of The Duke of Bedford Inn, experience the bounty of a 6x10m urban food-farm where we try out ideas and share info. Understand ways to have more fun and save on time, energy and cash.
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    Constitution Street. A stylish contemporary garden with striking kard landscape features creating visual emphasis.
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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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    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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      A feast of vegetables in old-fashioned beds spill down the hillside into the courtyard of this restored historic house
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      The Rosarium garden is a living archive of South Africa’s old roses. Conservation and information-sharing are our two main aims. The Rosarium is open throughout the year and visitors are always welcome.
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      Stretching down a long erf, this garden was designed by Franchesca Watson. A lawned path meanders down the length of the space through plantings that are initially formal and melt progressively into a ‘natural’ garden, with...
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      Engulfed in the mountain landscape, Danél has created a tranquil family garden. Her love for roses is very evident in this oasis where ducks, bantams, dogs and her children enjoy space and freedom. The dominant feature is a...
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    • More InfoUpdated: 10 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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    • More InfoUpdated: 9 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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      Formal design unifies this show-stopper garden. Masses of white Iceberg roses form a bond between the garden and the dominating, presence of the gabled homestead, established in 1820. In other areas, the choice of plants and...
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      This extensive new garden reflects the ethos of the Eagle Hout/Thembani Integrated Projects.
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      Nestling comfortably at the top-end of the Cowie Valley, surrounded by natural forest and mountains, is the farmhouse "Glen Gregor".
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      A formal design outlined by 30cm high hedges of immaculately clipped saltbush makes the front garden appear far larger than its 19x25m. A harmonious combination of indigenous and exotic waterwise plants includes a central fever...
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      Maasstrom Garden holds many surprises. Whilst this place of beauty showcases the splendid mountain backdrop, it is the garden that enchants. Magnificent trees shade the footpaths, perfumed roses invite you to linger, cycads and...
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