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Herne and Broomfield Garden Safari

 approx 10 gardens open Herne Mill, near Herne Bay, Kent
Sunday 11th June 2023
11.00am to 5.00pm

You are invited to tour our parish and enjoy our varied gardens - we have something for everyone.

Some of the features to look out for are: borders bursting with vibrant or pastel colours, a sea themed rockery, a lovely fig tree, grape vine, tree fern and voodoo lilies.

One garden is exceptional in that the owner has done all of the work one handed after a motorbike accident at 21, when he lost the use of his left arm and hand. Some gardens are managed to be wildlife friendly, several have vegetables, fruit, flowers or a pond and one has a greenhouse and tunnel to grow plants for sale.

You can see the restoration work that has been carried out at our local pond, on the way to meet the gardeners at our allotments and hear their stories about creating and caring for their plots.

The Herne Gardening Clubís Summer Show is being held on the same day, in St. Martinís Church Hall.

Our historic Grade 1 listed St. Martinís church, dates from the 14th century and is a large, handsome structure consisting of three aisles, three chancels and a tower. The grounds of this beautiful historic churchyard area is being sensitively restored to create a haven for wildlife and peace.

Proceeds to the Alzheimer's Society and Community Projects in Herne and Broomfield.

Plant sales
There will be plants for sale at various places.

Cost
£5.00 per adult, accompanied under 16s free.

How to get event passports
Programme maps will be available from Herne Mill, Mill Lane, Herne, and from participating gardens.

Contact the organisers
Phone: 01227 742 700 or 07885 718 578
Email: admin@hbparishcouncil.co.uk
Web: https://www.facebook.com/groups/538207131314392

Directions / Parking
From Canterbury (south) direction follow A28, then A291 to Herne village, right at minti roundabout into School Lane, left at Mill Lane to windmill. From (north) A299 to Herne Village, left at mini roundablout into School Lane, then left at Mill Lane to windmill.

Toilet Facilities
Toilets are available at this event.

Location
County: Kent
Postcode for Sat Nav: CT6 7DR (please verify before travelling)
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