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Gardeners’ World Broadcast

On 7th March 2014, Dyffryn Fernant was featured on BBC Gardeners’ World as part of Joe Swift’s mini-series Gardening Against the Odds. Watch the full clip here: The full programme is available on BBC iPlayer until 27th June 2014.

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Landscape Man

In 2011, Dyffryn Fernant made a television appearance on Channel 4’s Landscape Man with Matthew Wilson and was described as an ‘intelligent, interesting and inspirational garden’.  

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NGS Open Day Sunday 1st September

Out last National Garden Scheme charity open day is on Sunday 1st September.  We are open from 12 to 5pm. This is our final NGS day for the 2019 season. With late summer moving into autumn, the recent rain has refreshed … Continue reading

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Late Summer Walk & Talk Sunday 18th August

The last of this year’s Walk and Talk events will take place on Sunday 18th August, 2 – 4pm.     Join Christina Shand, the creator of the garden, for an intimate look at Dyffryn Fernant in late summer. Meet … Continue reading

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NGS Open Day Sunday 4th August

Our next National Garden Scheme charity open day is on Sunday 4th August. We are open from 12 – 5pm.   The garden is in full swing with all the summer specimens planted out and the various different plantings maturing nicely … Continue reading

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Summer Walk and Talk Sunday 7th July 2-4pm

  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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Spring Walk and Talk Sunday 19th May 2-4 pm

  Join Christina Shand, the creator of the garden, for an intimate look at Dyffryn Fernant in Spring. 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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NGS Open Day Sunday 5th May 2019

Our first NGS charity open day for 2019 coming up on Sunday 5th May. After a mild winter and fantastic, early Spring the garden is in full bloom. Lots of tulips, flowering trees and verdant growth, and the Banksian rose … Continue reading

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Gardens in Normandy: The Famous, Infamous, Ancient & Modern

A personal selection of some lesser-known gardens in Normandy, from the 17th century Chateau Brecy to the 20th century Jardin Plume, the making of which started in 1996, the same year as Dyffryn Fernant.               … Continue reading

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Whats coming…

Walks and Talks, New Sculpture, Garden Talks. Walks and Talks; Our final Walk and Talk for 2018 is Sunday September 16th 2018 2-4pm The garden in Autumn. We will meet in the Library for refreshments and an introduction. Christina will then … Continue reading

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Walk and Talk Sunday 16th September

The garden in Autumn. Our final Walk and Talk for 2018 is on Sunday September 16th 2-4pm We will meet in the Library for refreshments and an introduction. Christina will then lead an informal walk, taking an intimate look around the … Continue reading

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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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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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Season Tickets & Gift Vouchers

For the garden lover in your life, Gift Vouchers and Season Tickets will bring pleasure throughout the coming year. There are so many reasons to use a Season Ticket: See how the garden changes, watch the movement of light and … Continue reading

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Eliza Anwen and the Myth of the Golden Oak

Mythos short story competition Congratulations to Dora Ashe the joint winner in the junior category Eliza Anwen and the Myth of the Golden Oak It was a perfect day. The sun was shining and I could feel the warm glow on my … Continue reading

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Moon Maiden

Mythos short story competition Congratulations to Rhiannon, Linus and Theo for their story Moon Maiden the joint winner in the junior category Moon Maiden   For thousands of years, the world of gods and the world of mortals have stayed … 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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