Chance to see rare trees and delightful flower displays at Elm secret garden

Diana Bullard is to open her nine-acre garden next month to raise money for Alzheimer's UK.

Diana Bullard is to open her nine-acre garden next month to raise money for Alzheimer's UK. - Credit: Archant

Visitors to Elm are to be treated to the wonders of a secret nine-acre garden this year, which is usually closed off to the public.

Diana Bullard, pictured her with her two dogs, is to open her nine-acre garden next month to raise m

Diana Bullard, pictured her with her two dogs, is to open her nine-acre garden next month to raise money for Alzheimer's UK. - Credit: Archant

Diana Bullard is to open the gates to her garden at Elm House on Main Road in an attempt to raise money for Alzheimer’s UK.

Those who pay the £3.50 entry free will be able to feast their eyes on rare trees, lush lawns and beautiful flower displays on Sunday July 3.

There will also be games for all the family, including giant’s chess and splat the rat.

Mrs Bullard is hoping the weather is kind for when they day comes around.

Diana Bullard in the gardens of her home, Elm House, on Main Street.

Diana Bullard in the gardens of her home, Elm House, on Main Street. - Credit: Archant


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She said: “I usually open the garden on alternate years. I’ll hopefully get around 100 to 150 people in and I’d like to raise £500.

“Hopefully the weather is as nice as it has been recently!”

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Entry to the garden is £3.50, and children go free. For more information, call Mrs Bullard on 07775 616559.

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