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Wild Thyme Cottage

Burton-On-Trent

The garden surrounds a self built timber frame house now 20 years old and extends to ⅓ acre. There is a collection of over 120 Japanese Maples with other rare semi mature White bark Birch trees, shrubs and herbaceous perennials. Newly developed large beds of Ornamental grasses with taller perennials. Specialist growers of Zantedeschia (Arum Lily's). Plants sales.
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    The gardens extend to over 1/3 Acre on the site of a self built timber frame house now 20 years old with a newly built Great Dixter inspired porch.
    There is a collection of over 120 Japanese Maples with other rare semi mature White bark Birch trees, Cornus Kousa, shrubs and herbaceous perennials and a natural pond. The garden was filmed by the BBC for the Gardeners World programme to feature Autumn colour. There is a newly developed large bed of Ornamental grasses intermingled with taller perennials in a prairie type planting. Specialist growers of Zantedeschia (Arum Lily's) with plants for sale.

Features and Attractions

Newly constructed Lychgate entrance. Ornamental grasses. Rare trees and shrubs.

Press and Media Coverage

Featured in Daily Mail and Gardeners World.

Wild Thyme Cottage- Canceled

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On this day, this garden is open by arrangement, which means that you will have to contact the owner to arrange visits for groups.

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Owner Information

Ray & Michele Blundell

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How to find us

Wild Thyme Cottage
Woodhouses
Barton Under Needwood
Burton-On-Trent
Staffordshire
DE13 8BS

B5016 Midway between villages of Barton & Yoxall. *CHANGES DUE TO ROADWORKS* See below
  • More detailed directions
    From A38 through Barton Village B5016 towards Yoxall. Or from A513 at Yoxall centre take Town Hill sign for Barton. Garden is at Woodhouses, approx 2m from either village. *CHANGES DUE TO ROADWORKS* - Road from Yoxall closed. Please follow diversion signs and the NGS signs. Approach from Barton-under-Needwood not affected.
Accessibility information

Partial wheelchair access on gravel and grass.

More about Wild Thyme Cottage

The gardens extend to over 1/3 Acre on the site of a self built timber frame house now 20 years old with a newly built Great Dixter inspired porch.
There is a collection of over 120 Japanese Maples with other rare semi mature White bark Birch trees, Cornus Kousa, shrubs and herbaceous perennials and a natural pond. The garden was filmed by the BBC for the Gardeners World programme to feature Autumn colour. There is a newly developed large bed of Ornamental grasses intermingled with taller perennials in a prairie type planting. Specialist growers of Zantedeschia (Arum Lily's) with plants for sale.

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