A DAY IN THE VILLAGE

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Village and township gardens

Start your day at inspiring Maasström (our ‘mother’ garden: the village was established in the 1840s on a portion of this farm)(Garden assistants will offer their plants for sale.)

Then make your way to the SA Rosarium, a tranquil woodland garden and haven for a national collection of old roses. (Roses and other plants for sale at both these gardens)

Your next stop could be Cradock Street where you’ll find The Long Garden, designed by Franchesca Watson and featuring a meandering lawned path leading from formal plantings to a heritage rose arbour. 

At this stage you should be ready for tea at De Oude Fabreeck Padstal before you walk around the  garden with a strong emphasis on edible gardening and recycling materials.

 

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MAASSTRöM Doreen and Peter Freese 083 232 3735 Entry: R20 Plants for sale.

SA ROSARIUM Entry: R20

THE LONG GARDEN Joan Barnes 076 708 9593

MANDALAY Janine Pitt 082 776 3723

TOWNSHIP GARDEN ROUTE Dr Lana-Loraine Blom (project co-ordinator) 074 963 9774 Entry: suggested R5 per garden CLOSED on Sunday


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