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Charity Day for Shalom House

Special charity open day for Shalom House on Saturday 8th September 12 – 6pm.   We are delighted to be able to throw open the garden gate for Shalom and hope that you come and enjoy the garden, the tea, … Continue reading

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NGS Open Day 2nd September 2018

The next NGS day is Sunday 2nd September.  We are open from 11am to 6pm. This is our final NGS day for the 2018 season. With late summer moving into autumn, the recent rain has refreshed the garden, and the low … Continue reading

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National Garden Scheme open day August 5th 2018

The next NGS day is Sunday 5th August 2018. We are open from 11-6.           The garden is in full swing with all the summer specimens planted out and the various different plantings maturing nicely in spite … Continue reading

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Summer Walk and Talk Sunday 15th July 2018 2-4 pm

  Join Christina Shand, the creator of the garden, for an intimate look at Dyffryn Fernant in Summer. Meet in the library for refreshments, then during a walk Christina will highlight the best seasonal plants and discuss how she grows … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Garden

Congratulations to the MYTHOS SHORT STORY WINNER Lessons from the Garden by Lisa Vickers The shepherd walked across the field, his crook in his hand.  The grasses rustled in the gentle breeze and the blackbird sang a sweet melody from … Continue reading

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NGS Open Day 6th May 2018

Our first NGS day coming up on Sunday 6th May. After a late cold early Spring the plants are finally blossoming. Lots of tulips, flowering trees and verdant growth, with any luck the Banksian rose will be in flower too. … Continue reading

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Mythos

Mythos short story closing date 17th September, and then the judging begins…

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Mythos Exhibition

Curated by Flow gallery London; Keiko Mukaide works in glass, Melanie Tomlinson works in metal, Buddug Wyn Humphreys works in enamel. More details here.

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NGS Open Day Sunday September 3rd 2017

Our Autumn open day is this coming Sunday 3rd of September. We are open for the NGS from 11-6 and homemade teas will be available all day. We also have a good selection of plants for sale. Thats it for this year … Continue reading

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NGS Open Day Sunday August 6th 2017

Our Summer open day is this coming Sunday 6th of August. We are open for the NGS from 11-6 and homemade teas will be available all day. We also have a good selection of plants for sale. This year, there will … Continue reading

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NGS Open Day 8th May 2016

Our next NGS Charity Open Day is on Sunday 8th May 2016 The first of 3 special openings for the National Gardens Scheme, raising money for charities including Macmillan, Marie Curie, Help the Hospices and Crossroads Care for Carers. A wonderful … Continue reading

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Charity Open Days for the NGS

Sunday 7th of September 2014 brings the last of our three National Garden Scheme open days this year. The Garden will be at its peak and our teas are better than ever, and getting quite a reputation! The NGS raises literally … Continue reading

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Charity Open Day for the National Garden Scheme

On Sunday September 8th. we will open for the National Garden Scheme for the third time this year. In the last 10 years the NGS has donated £22 million to charity. Principal beneficiaries are Macmillan Cancer Support, Marie Curie cancer … Continue reading

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2015 Opening

Come and visit the garden in Spring- Primroses, Snowdrops, Magnolia, Hellebores and Camelias are all flowering for our opening We’re open again! From this Wednesday the 1st of April we will be open for 7 days a week, from 12, … Continue reading

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October Opening

We are still open throughout October, with normal opening times until the first of November.   Autumn is a marvellous opportunity for the garden, and for me, to just breathe out. The amalgamation of all the strong colours in the … Continue reading

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Easter Opening for the New Season

On Friday 18th April the garden opens for the 2014 Spring, Summer and Autumn season. We are looking forward to meeting returning visitors and old friends as well as many new people to share the garden with.   We welcome visitors … Continue reading

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Indre Vrubliauskaite Exhibition

The incredibly talented Indre Vrubliauskaite is exhibiting her drawings entitled ‘Land of Belonging’ from August to October.   Her work has weight, matter and intelligence to it, whilst all the time maintaining its elegance and skill. Please come and see the first … Continue reading

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Clare Wimperis Exhibition

Local artist Clare Wimperis is exhibiting her work inspired by the garden, in The Library until July 7th.   An exhibition of works made in the garden itself, Clare is showing these works in The Library space in the heart of Dyffryn … Continue reading

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Poetry Reading

6 local poets read their work in the garden. Alex Barr, Charlie Sharp, Ann Byrne-Sutton, Dave Urwin, Rosemarie Barr, Richard Wheeler. Bring a picnic, bring friends.   Saturday 27th June, from 5pm Six local poets will be reading from their … Continue reading

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The Garden Show

Now extended into October, artists from Flow Gallery, London, Tracey Bush, Jennifer Collier and Eiko Yoshida feature their paperworks in The Library at Dyffryn Fernant. We are delighted to play host to these wonderful artists and their work.

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