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Opening gardens throughout France to help fund charitable causes Open Gardens/Jardins Ouvert is a registered association, which encourages owners to open their gardens to the public. Admission is by an annual Membership Card (10e) which entitles the holder to visit any of the gardens during the year, on their open days or by Day Visitors Pass (5e) available at the entrance of all Open Gardens. Purchase of annual membership cards and details of all gardens open in 2018 is available at www.opengardens.eu

Open Garden, Sunday 17 June 10am-5pm Garden owner – Elizabeth Oaten, Le Cavoux, 1 Chemin des Cavoux, 24420 Saint-Vincent-sur-l’Isle 05 53 05 42 76; GPS coordinates: 45.231784, 0.895838 This is a mature flower garden terraced on 3 levels, separated by stone walls. Including a rose trellis, lawns and several borders, mostly filled with herbaceous perennials in the English style. On the stone terraces around the house are troughs and pots of flowers and roses. French friends have called it ‘romantic’. The lowest area is planted with trees and mature shrubs. There is also a vegetable garden of about 10m x 23m (but only about half is cultivated as it is too big for current needs) and a greenhouse for growing bedding plants and tomatoes.

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The free regional magazine for the ‘English speaking’ people, their businesses & the limitless culture of the ancient Périgord region of Fra...