The garden’s resident horticulturalist/gardener Franziska Schmidt and her amazing groups of volunteers excelled themselves in what has been a difficult year, weather-wise, for all local gardens.
Delicious apple juice was pressed from the orchard’s apples and soup from the vegetable garden provided warm and welcome sustenance.
The ubiquitous tea tent show-cased local baking skills and a variety of stalls provided additional interest.
There was also plenty for the kids from story-telling and jousting with the Green Knights to decorating their pots with Potter Bill.
Live music kept everyone upbeat and a very successful day culminated in raising approximately £1500.
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