Yeo Valley Organic Garden, Holt Farm
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2 for 1 entry
This garden is fully managed according to organic principles
The Yeo Valley Organic Garden, Holt Farm, Bath Road, Blagdon North Somerset BS40 7SQ ** For driving directions, please see website**
The garden has a strong emphasis on design and colour, the centre piece is a purple glasshouse set within a formal design, framed by hedges and pleached Malus “Red Sentinel”. There are several formal spaces with defined colour schemes. The more informal parts of the garden retain their relaxed contemporary feel with themed gardens, perennial and annual wild-flower meadows, a birch grove and streamside garden. In spring the woodland is filled with snowdrops, wood anemones, primroses and bluebells with hundreds of tulips giving colour throughout the garden. In summer the meadows and gravel garden provide the “wow” factor. The gravel garden is filled with colour, shape and movement achieved by bold and imaginative repeat planting. Autumnal fireworks are provided by late perennials, dahlias and grasses. Grasses are used extensively to reflect the surrounding landscape and link the garden to the Mendips to the south and Blagdon Lake to the north. The “heart” of the garden is the compost yard where we make our own organic compost, compost teas and plant tonics to keep the garden in good health. Visitors can enjoy homemade teas and light lunches in the tea room or on the tea terrace, with panoramic views over the veggie garden to the Mendip Hills beyond. Please note lunches are not available on NGS days. Regular opening: Thursdays and Fridays from 19th April to the 28th September 11.00am - 5.00pm for private group visits and events please contact us.