Garden opens

Artist Rosemary Carruthers is opening her small but magical garden in Fakenham this Sunday, June 1, from 2 to 5.30pm.Teas will be available and there will be plants and home made cakes for sale.

Artist Rosemary Carruthers is opening her small but magical garden in Fakenham this Sunday, June 1, from 2 to 5.30pm.

Teas will be available and there will be plants and home made cakes for sale.

The garden, which has featured in EDP Norfolk Magazine, The English Garden, and Gardens Illustrated, is being opened in aid of the Fakenham Choral Society.

Packed with dense planting, the rectangular plot has a lower terrace, winding gravel paths, a two-tiered pond and a woodland area. Saplings set over 30 years ago when Rosemary first started to create her garden are now elegant mature trees underplanted with bluebells.

The garden is at Old Workhouse Studio on Mission Lane, just off the Norwich Road, in Fakenham.

Entrance is £2.50 with children free.

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Proceeds will help fund the Choral Society's summer concert: the Brahms German Requiem, with full symphony orchestra, in Fakenham Parish Church on June 14. Concert tickets £12 on the door or from 01328 830639.