80 Beaumont Avenue, St Albans AL1 4TP – this garden especially welcomes children!
Sunday 12th July – drop in any time between 3-5 pm
Come and see what fruit, vegetables and herbs can be grown in St Albans gardens…
Get free advice from the garden owners and other visitors to help you grow your own, save money and reduce your carbon footprint.
Suitable for both experienced food gardeners and beginners.
This long garden is both a family garden and a fruit and vegetable producing area. The garden is now entering its second season with its new owners, and is therefore a ‘work in progress’. Come and see what an evolving garden looks like – children especially welcome.
To the inherited mature planting at the top of the rear garden, and apple trees further down, they have added two cherry trees, two espalier pears, tayberries and blackberries grown along fences, plus strawberries, raspberries and blueberries grown in fruit cages.
Vegetables grown in newly constructed raised beds (made from second hand pallet collars) include courgettes, mange tout, beans, carrots, plus tomatoes and lettuce. Various herbs are grown in pots. The front garden features a hazelnut tree.
Wheelchair access to the garden is restricted. No dogs please except guide dogs. Suggested donation £2 for over 16’s. All proceeds go to Transition St Albans – a not for profit community group.
There is on-street parking. Bikes can be locked up in the garden. The nearest bus stops are in nearby Beechwood Avenue, Sandpit Lane and Hatfield Road.