Four gardens to explore in De Beauvoir, a leafy enclave of Victorian villas near to Islington and Dalston. The area boasts some of Hackney’s keenest gardeners and a thriving gardening club. New this yr is 17 Northchurch Rd, a classic courtyard garden filled with the sound of falling water. 24 Northchurch Terrace boasts 7 arches of Dublin Bay roses and shaped trees such as olive, pittosporum and feijoa. The walled garden at 21 Northchurch Terrace has a formal feel, with deep herbaceous borders, pond, fruit trees, pergola, patio pots and herb beds. 158 Culford Road is a long narrow garden with a romantic feel and a path winding through full borders with shrubs, small trees, perennials and many unusual plants. Broomdasher, a unique folksong choir, will perform in the gardens of 17 Northhurch Road and 21 Northchurch Terrace between 1pm - 3pm.
Sunday 11 June (11am - 3pm). Combined admission £7.00, children free. Home-made teas at 158 Culford Road.
The gardens in this group are:
132 Culford Road is opening on the group opening date.
158 Culford Road is opening on the group opening date.
17 Northchurch Road is opening on the group opening date.
21 Northchurch Terrace is opening on the group opening date.
24 Northchurch Terrace is not opening within the group.
How to find us
De Beauvoir Gardens, London, N1 4HU
Highbury & Islington tube then 30 or 277 bus; Angel tube then 38, 56 or 73 bus; Bank tube then 21, 76 or 141 bus. 10 mins walk from Dalston Overground stations. Street parking available.