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Open garden at The Old Hall in Market Overton raises £3,500 for healthcare




An open garden event has raised nearly £3,500 towards nursing and healthcare charities.

The Old Hall in Market Overton opened its gates on Sunday, April 25, and 451 visitors enjoyed the beautiful spring garden. The total amount raised was £3,479.

Garden owner, Stefa Hart, said she was delighted with the results and that it was lovely to see so many people enjoying the garden.

Stefa Hart with a presentation award and fork given by The National Garden Scheme with grateful thanks for opening for 20 years
Stefa Hart with a presentation award and fork given by The National Garden Scheme with grateful thanks for opening for 20 years

The Old Vicarage in Burley will be open on May 16, The Old Vicarage in Whissendine on May 30, and three gardens in Uppingham will open on June 6.

Further details on these and other open gardens in the Rutland, Stamford and Bourne areas are available at www.ngs.org.uk. Visits should be booked online in advance.

Pictured is Mrs Hart with a presentation award and fork given by The National Garden Scheme.

It was given to Mrs Hart in thanks for opening her garden under the scheme for 20 years.



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