Thursday, 12 June 2014

Bemerton Open Gardens - back again by popular demand
The beautiful gardens and riverside views of Lower Bemerton will be open once more to the public on
Sunday June 15th.
Nine gardens will be open along Lower

Road, with teas and plant sales in St John’s Church.
This year there will be two added attractions. A scarecrow competition open to all, with the scarecrows displayed by arrangement in the gardens and in the Bemerton Recreation Ground or St John’s churchyard.
And Art in the Garden at 117 Lower Road (Glenna Ferdinando, and at
3 St Andrews Road (Lindsay Keir).

This lovely neighbourly event is raising money to convert St John’s Church for use as a community centre.
Gardens Open
Sunday 15th June 2-5 pm.
Admission to all nine gardens £5. Teas, jams, plants and garden tools for sale. More details from 01722 326261.
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Lower Bemerton Scarecrow
A Village competition alongside the Lower Bemerton Open Gardens Event Sunday 15th June
Anyone can enter, no form, no entry fee
Display scarecrows in your own front garden, or with permission in one of the open gardens, the Rec or St John’s graveyard.
Judging will be by Mayor of Salisbury Cllr Jo Broom on
the morning of June 15th with two prizes, one for children one for adults.
If you want your scarecrow to be judged you need to drop a note in at Gecko Cottage 117 Lower Road or email with your name and scarecrow’s location to More details from Glenna on 01722 332595.
Suggestions on making a scarecrow at Scarecrow 


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