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					                    ELGIN OPEN GARDENS 2010
                30 & 31 OCTOBER 10-5 (Sat & Sun)
                6 & 7 NOVEMBER 10-5 (Sat & Sun)
       20 gardens are opening over 2 weekends in the Elgin, Bot River & Vyeboom areas

      Almenkerk Wine Estate, Viljoenshoop Rd, Elgin. Newly landscaped garden on a steep slope with massed
       indigenous plantings. Free entry. Walking trails, wine tasting & sales.
      Auldearn, Highlands Rd, Elgin Acclaimed plantswoman’s garden with panoramic views over the Kogelberg
       Biosphere. R10. Teas. Plant sales
      Boesmansrug, Graymead Rd, Vyeboom Rose garden, secret garden, herb garden, pastures, majestic oaks. R10.
       Teas. Plant sales
      Chiltern Farm, Graymead Rd, Vyeboom Unique labyrinth of scented shrubs flanked by friendship rose garden.
       R15. Teas
      Compagnes Drift, Bot River A charming garden between a dam and an historic Cape Dutch homestead and cellar,
       home of Beaumont Wines. Free entry. Lunches. Wine tasting
      Dennegeur, Viljoenshoop Rd, Elgin Large established well-treed garden with with awesome views over the
       Kogelberg Dam. R10. Teas.
      Duncan's Rose Garden, Viljoenshoop Rd, Elgin Landscaped rose garden displaying varieties on sale. Free entry.
       Refreshments. Plant sales
      Eikenhof, Villiersdorp Rd, Elgin One of the oldest Elgin gardens, from 1920. Wonderful trees set in an essentially
       ‘English’-style landscape. R10. Teas, light lunches
      Fairholme, Viljoenshoop Rd, Elgin Pergolas, terraces, woodland, rose and grass gardens designed to need as little
       maintenance as possible by its busy nursery owners. R10. Plant sales
      Fresh Woods, off N2, Elgin Award-winning rambling, romantic garden with major collection of heritage &
       species roses, Japanese maples, deutzias, hydrangeas, woodland plants. R20. Teas. Plant sales
      Goedvertrouw, Van der Stel Pass, Bot River Charming cottage garden with large variety of plants. R10. Teas,
       meals. Plant sales. Wine sales
      Heaven Scent Nursery Garden, Valley Rd, Elgin Working cutflower garden on mountain slope. R5. Plant and
       posy sales
      Iona, Highlands Rd, Elgin Recently redesigned with new vegetable and rose garden, magnificent views. Free
       entry. Wine tasting & sales.
      Keurbos Nursery Garden, Highlands Rd, Elgin Informal bird-centred garden with exciting indigenous plants
       blended in with acers & azaleas, heritage roses & vireya rhododendrons. R10. Teas, light lunches. Plant sales.
      Lavenham, Viljoenshoop Rd, Elgin Woodland garden with lawns, roses, herbaceous borders. R10. Art exhibition
      Lorraine, Viljoenshoop Rd, Elgin Spectacular views from this garden which has a natural rockface and waterfall.
       R10. Organic farm produce on sale
      Stone Kitchen, Essenhout Ave, Klipkop Pergolas and indigenous plantings on rocky koppie with organic
       permaculture kitchen garden. R10. Teas
      Tall Trees, Viljoenshoop Rd, Elgin Charming country garden with roses, pond, lawns and colourful beds. R10
      Uitkyk, Applegarth Farm, off Worcester St, Grabouw Large, shady garden created 40 years back by the current
       owner. Free entry. Teas, plant sales (Sats only)
      Wildekrans Country Lodge, Houw Hoek Rambling country garden of historic homestead in dramatic mountain
       setting. Free entry. Teas, lunches, wine tasting & sales, fynbos and art trail

A free detailed brochure with map is available from all major nurseries in the Western Cape.
Enquiries: . Keurbos Nursery 021 8489146. .              Barbara Knox-Shaw 021 8440154 or 078 021 2101

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