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22nd Nov 2019 - 24th Nov 2019R50.00
Christopher and Susan Greig
Beechwood Gardens, 25 Christopherson Road, Hyde Park
Once again we are privileged to present Beechwood Gardens, which over the years have become a highlight on the Johannesburg calendar. Laid out in 1945 by legendary landscape architect, Joane Pim and redesigned by the current owners, this 3.5 acre garden surrounds a magnificent old world homestead, designed by Steffen Arends and features a colossal water oak which is believed to be the largest tree in Johannesburg! The garden features a forest with pathways leading to an English style garden where several ponds provide the perfect example of water-garden planting. Walk on through the wisteria and rose bedecked colonnades to the formal rose garden and then admire the well laid out vegetable garden which, according to Christopher, is the jewel in the crown! The garden has gained heritage status and is well worth a visit, particularly at this time of the year, when the garden is at its best.
Contact Margreet 072 400 1559 or Janet 083 456 3961
Susan will present her much anticipated alfresco luncheon on Saturday and Sunday. Tables under the magnolias can be booked at [email protected]
Shari Dickinson will once again hold her artisanal market over the 3-day period and will be focusing on Christmas gifts.
Entrance fee is R50.00 per person and children under 12 free.