We are fortunate within Cothi Gardeners Club to have had several gardens which have been accepted into the National Gardens Scheme. This year they include Gelli Uchaf, Julian and Fiona’s garden at Rhydcymerau, and 2 gardens in and around Ffarmers: Ty’r Maes, John and Helen’s garden and Brenda and Allan’s garden, Bwlchau Duon.
Gelli Uchaf, Rhydcymerau, Carmarthenshire, SA19 7PY
Complementing a C17 Longhouse and 11 acre smallholding. Beautiful 1 acre garden. Stunning views, meadow walks and flowers from Feb, 50+ fruit trees. Snowdrop and Heritage daffodil collections.
Visitors welcome by arrangement : Sat 17, Sun 18 Feb, Sat 17, Sun 18 Mar, Sat 21, Sun 22 Apr. Booking times: 10.30am or 2.30pm. Admission £4.00, children free. Home-made teas.
Julian & Fiona Wormald
Ty’r Maes, Ffarmers, Carmarthenshire, SA19 8JP
4 acre garden with splendid views. Herbaceous and shrub beds – formal design, exuberantinformal planting, full of cottage garden favourites and many unusual plants. Woodland garden with over 200 types of tree; wildlife and lily ponds; pergola, gazebos, post and rope arcade covered in climbers. Gloriously colourful from early spring till late autumn. Book and jewellery stalls.
Sunday 5 August (1 – 5.30pm). Admission £4.00, children free. Home-made teas.
Refreshments in aid of Pumsaint WI.
Visitors also welcome by arrangement, teas on request when booking. Admission £4.00, children free. Home-made teas.
John & Helen Brooks
Bwlchau Duon, Ffarmers, Carmarthenshire SA19 8JJ
A 1 acre, ever evolving garden challenge, set in the foothills of the Cambrian Mountains at 1100ft. This is a plantaholics haven where borders are full of many unusual plants and lots of old favourites. There are raised vegetable gardens, a 100ft herbaceous border, recently planted natural bog areas, winding pathways through semi woodland and magnificent views over the Cothi valley.
Rare breed turkeys,chickens, geese and rabbits!
Sunday 24 June (2 – 6pm). Admission £3.50, children free. Home-made teas.
Visitors also welcome by arrangement June to August. Admission £3.50, children free. Home-made teas.
Brenda & Allan Timms