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Croft Acre

Croft Acre is a one acre garden that was formerly an orchard and has been developed over the last 20 years.

Head Gardener's Comment

1-acre garden that has evolved over the last 24 years. Many interesting features, shrubs, plants and trees. Water features, summerhouse and vegetable garden. Much seating for quiet contemplation.

Photograph © Helen Westendorp/Essence Gardens
Photograph © Helen Westendorp/Essence Gardens
Photograph © Helen Westendorp/Essence Gardens
Photograph © Helen Westendorp/Essence Gardens
Photograph © Helen Westendorp/Essence Gardens
Photograph © Helen Westendorp/Essence Gardens

History

Developed from an old Orchard, we inherited much grass, conifers and a handful of very old fruit trees.

Plants of note

In May - Davidia Involucrata, the handkerchief tree. Now producing a multitude of "hankies"!

The Belt, South Kilworth, Leicestershire, England, LE17 6DX

Open under the National Gardens Scheme (NGS) on Saturday June 25th (11-5) Come and see what we've been doing particularly the redesigned front garden.

£3.50, including adjacent garden - Oak Tree House

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