All photographs from this visit by kind permission of Mr. David Plumridge
Joint visit with the Snods Edge Garden Club to Ravensford Farm, Hamsterley on 10th August 2019. Despite the poor forecast, we enjoyed a dry and mostly sunny afternoon and the rainwear we were wearing was not needed
A part view of the restored farm house, said to have been occupied by Dick Turpin!
A full view of the house.
One of the mixed flower beds.
The long walled herbaceous border.
Members admiring the long border.
A lovely large lily.
This is the old farm pond now restored after being filled in. Note the metal bulrush sculptures.
Rita perusing the album showing the development of the house and garden.
How compost bins should be!
Members Rita and Ann discussing the garden.
An impressive play house.
Piglets on the bridge
Everlasting plant labels as used throughout the garden.
The striking crocosmia stone garden seat.
One of the impressive garden sculptures.
Enjoying tea and cake after an enjoyable tour of the garden.