Proud-pied April dress’d all in his trim hath put a spirit of youth in every thing

The tulips are glowing, the apple trees are budding, the water butts are emptying, and our thoughts are turning to Open Gardens 2022. Please put the date in your diary: 18-19 June 2022. Gardens across Gargrave will be open from 11am to 5pm.We are hoping to have live music and artists in residence as inContinue reading “Proud-pied April dress’d all in his trim hath put a spirit of youth in every thing”

Tickets on sale for a record 30 gardens

Passports for visiting a record-breaking 30 gardens around Gargrave will be on sale from Twinlocks Garden Centre and Gargrave Coop from Saturday morning (3 July). Advance tickets are £6 per person, a £2 saving on tickets bought on the day. On 17-18 July you can buy tickets from outside Gargrave Village Hall. Children are free.Continue reading “Tickets on sale for a record 30 gardens”

Open Gardens 2021 with music, art, cakes and more

Plans are taking shape now for Gargrave Open Gardens on 17-18 July 2021. Advance tickets will be on sale from early July at Twin Locks Garden Centre, Gargrave, at £6 per person. Tickets on the day will be available from outside Gargrave Village Hall at £8. Children are free. As well as the 25 orContinue reading “Open Gardens 2021 with music, art, cakes and more”

Open Gardens video from Dalesman Cafe

One benefit of a virtual Open Gardens is that we can add more gardens to the trail throughout the year. Here’s a fun contribution from the Dalesman Cafe in Gargrave. This is also an opportunity to announce that we at St Andrew’s Church are hoping to hold a real, 3D Gargrave Open Gardens this year,Continue reading “Open Gardens video from Dalesman Cafe”

Autumnal addition: interview on Riversway

Hello garden explorers! Here”s a late addition to the garden trail for you to enjoy now that you’ve finished your month-long virtual Open Gardens lunch at Gargrave Village Hall. This video was recorded in July: an interview with some of the Faulkner family – that’s us – in our garden on aptly-named Riversway. It’s aContinue reading “Autumnal addition: interview on Riversway”

From River Place and Riverside to Riversway

The River Aire weaves its way through Gargrave and through the fabric of villagers’ lives. We have featured gardens on River Place and Riverside: today, a garden on Riversway, courtesy of Cynthia and Peter. Read on to discover the story of the transformation of their garden… When we moved here the garden was largely lawnContinue reading “From River Place and Riverside to Riversway”