St Leonards Open Gardens

Seven wonderful gardens, all opening in aid of Hospiscare

Why not stretch your legs, support Hospiscare and visit one or all of the 7 beautiful gardens in St Leonards?

7 Matford Avenue

Small front garden with interesting planting. Back garden has a gravel pathway with meandering Thymes.  Other interesting features include Wisteria covered pergola and greenhouse. There will also be a plant sale.

Location: 7 Matford Avenue St Leonards Exeter EX2 4PP
Refreshments: Yes
Wheelchair Access: No
Dogs: No
Toilets: No
Parking: On road nearby

 

 

16 Matford Avenue

Enclosed south facing gardens with terraces and paths.  There are 3 flower borders, with mostly perennial plants.  Another one with soft fruit and 4 apple trees.

Location:16 Matford Avenue Exeter EX2 4PW
Refreshments: Yes
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Dogs: No
Toilets: No
Parking: On road nearby

21 Matford Avenue

Residential garden to rear of the house.

Location: 21 Matford Avenue Exeter EX2 4PL
Refreshments: Yes
Wheelchair Access: No
Dogs: No
Toilets: No
Parking: On road nearby

25 Matford Avenue 

A garden for all-year round enjoyment with three “rooms”: An open space with spring flowers and shrubs; A productive area with fruit trees and vegetable beds; Wildlife friendly beds for summer and autumn colour.  Sculpture to enhance the scene

Location: 25 Matford Avenue Exeter EX2 4PL
Refreshments: Yes
Wheelchair Access: In some areas
Dogs: No
Toilets: No
Parking: On road nearby

29 Matford Avenue

A colourful garden for most of the year attracting plenty of birds and bees.  A New Zealand themed planting scheme surrounds the pond, adjacent to fragrant Trachelsopermum growing up a pergola. The theme then changes to more  romantic planting with roses, salvias, larkspur and many others. There will also be botanical greeting cards and plants for sale.

Location: 29 Matford Avenue Exeter EX2 4PL
Refreshments: Yes
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Dogs: No
Toilets: No
Parking: On road nearby

Trenton

Trenton is an informal garden maintained with wild life in mind as well as colour and interest in all seasons. A recently created fruit and vegetable section, native hedging and 2 ponds. There will also be a plant stall!

Location: Trenton Matford Road Exeter EX2 4PE
Refreshments: Yes
Wheelchair Access: No
Dogs: No
Toilets: No
Parking: Free parking on road nearby at weekends

13 Leighdene Close

This tranquil sunny garden has a large terrace leading to a long front lawn with one large mature Acer tree and 2 mature Walnut trees.  There are 3 borders mainly of shrubs, one white, and another containing the lovely Camellias.

Location: 13 Leighdene Close Exeter EX2 4PN
Refreshments: Yes
Wheelchair Access: Limited access
Dogs: Dogs are permitted on leads
Toilets: No
Parking: On road nearby