Wheathampstead is the setting for this weekend’s Open Food Garden – and the gardeners are working hard to present a beautiful space for you to enjoy on Sunday. We hope you can come along and join us – drop-in anytime between 3-5pm. Whether you are an experienced food gardener, or a beginner, there is sure to be something for you to enjoy!
30, Gustard Wood (off The Slype), Wheathampstead, AL4 8RR
This well-established garden, in a semi-rural location just north of Wheathampstead, is opening for the first time as part of the Open Food Garden programme.
The vegetables include runner beans, courgettes, brussels sprouts, swedes, cabbages, purple sprouting broccoli, carrots, asparagus, yellow patty pan (squash), potatoes and aubergines.
Both cooking and eating apples are grown, also raspberries and a grape vine. Several different herbs are to be found. Tomatoes, red pepper and aubergines are grown in the greenhouse.
The owners also keep a small number of chickens.
To read more about this garden click here for Open Food Garden web page
Parking is possible in the cul-de-sac; bikes can be left in the drive.Wheelchair access would be possible to the rear garden, though there is grass and some uneven paving stones. No dogs please except guide dogs.
Suggested donation of £2.00 for over 16s; all proceeds go to TSA funds.