Open Gardens coming up:
It’s that time of the year again when we start to fill our Spring calendars with exciting weekends away at idyllic open gardens. Below are just some of the many open gardens around the country. Please check our website for up to date details and a full list. Our calendars include events and festivals as well as the Open Gardens listed below.
Waterford Hall Open Gardens – 14 – 15 September 2019
View the exciting new additions to the garden since it was last open in 2015.
Braco Open Gardens – 21 – 24 September 2019
Created in 1905, this garden has lovely views of the Karkloof Natural Bush and a waterfall.
Benvie Open Gardens – 21 September – 6 October 2019
Come and explore the spectacle of Benvie’s annual Open Garden located in KwaZulu-Natal.
McGregor Magic Garden Festival – 21-23 September 2019
What better way to enjoy Heritage Weekend than in a beautiful garden in this small, historic town.
Water Oak Farm Open Garden – 5 October 2019
Explore this fantastic garden whilst enjoying the incredible views over the Constantia Valley.
Helderberg Hospice Open Gardens – 12-13 October 2019
Go on a tour of Somerset West’s 16 most beautiful gardens- all focusing on a theme of Eco, water-wise and indigenous plants.
Constantia Open Gardens – 18-19 October 2019
Again focusing on sending a message on water-wise and environmentally friendly gardening, the Constantia Open Gardens are back with much to offer.
Open Gardens Constantia Plant Sale – 18-19 October 2019
Enjoy an afternoon under the trees with an interesting available of plants, gardening aids and home-bakes available for sale.
Franschhoek Open Gardens – 25-27 October 2019
These 10 beautiful gardens across the historical Franschhoek Valley make an excellent excuse for a weekend trip.
Elgin Open Gardens – 26-27 October/ 2-3 November 2019
Explore a massive variety of spectacular gardens across the Elgin, Vyeboom and Bot River regions.
Hoekwil Open Gardens – 2-3 November 2019
Journey to this idyllic Hamlet outside of Wilderness for a weekend of beautiful gardens.
Rustenberg Manor Open Gardens – 1-3 November 2019
Seize the opportunity to visit this incredible private garden’s annual weekend of being open to the public.
Acara Open Gardens – 9 November 2019
Make a visit to the Acara Open garden for beautiful English country gardens and an incredible view of the Helderberg mountain.
Stellenberg Estate Open Gardens – 9-10 November 2019
Explore the magnificent and historical Stellenberg Estate in Cape Town and enjoy it’s beautiful garden and sculptures.
A Blooming Affair (Johannesburg) – 5 October 2019
A perfect family outing in a magnificent garden featuring a craft market, food stalls, and tea and ‘champagne’ gardens.
Michelles Garden (Johannesburg) 12-13 October 2019
This beautiful estate in the surrounds of Irene opens their gardens for a fantastic weekend of exploring.
Mulligatwny Farm Open Garden – 11-13 October 2019
Take a trip to these 16 magnificent hectares of gardens featuring a beautiful garden cathedral and a lovely late filled with lilies and irises.
Northward Gardens – 26-27 October 2019
Explore the incredible history of this Parktown home through its magnificent gardens.
WIZO SA garden day – 27 October 2019
Come and enjoy what have been deemed to be the 3 prettiest gardens in Johannesburg in the WIZO Garden Day