North Elmham Gardening Club August 2011

Posted in Elmham News

On a lovely evening in June we visited Graham and Sally Watts who took over ownership of Dale Farm in Dereham 4 years ago and have completely redesigned it and created what the NGS describe as a "2 acre plant lover's garden with spring fed lake".

Using a combination of cottage garden type planting and the use of wooden sculptures this beautiful garden has a very natural feel of peace and serenity that belies the hundreds of hours of hard work that Sally and Graham have lovingly put into it. The garden also has a vegetable growing area, an orchard and a large lake. We were made very welcome with a tour of the garden followed by tea and homemade cakes, and plants for sale.

Schedules for the Annual Show on August 6th are in the Post Office. Everyone is eligible to enter so go and pick up a copy.