Ge­or­ge O­pen Gar­dens

George Herald - - SPCA DBV - Pau­li­ne Lou­rens

Ge­or­ge gar­de­ners who ha­ve in­te­res­ting, beau­ti­ful­ly laid out gar­dens with lo­ads of co­lour and cha­rac­ter and are wil­ling to o­pen them for pu­blic vie­wing on Sa­tur­day 11 No­vem­ber are as­ked to e-mail the or­ga­ni­ser, P­hil­da Ben­ken­stein, at ben­ken­stein@mweb.co.za or Pau­li­ne Lou­rens at pau­li­ne@grou­pe­di­tors.co.za.

The Ge­or­ge O­pen Gar­dens will be held on Sa­tur­day 11 No­vem­ber from 09:00 to 16:00 and a R50 tic­ket pro­vi­des access to 10 stun­ning gar­dens but, as al­ways, ad­ding a few mo­re to the list of gar­dens will add to the at­tracti­on. Tic­kets will be sold pri­or to the e­vent - from 1 No­vem­ber at the Ba­di­sa of­fi­ces at 60 Vic­to­ria Street as well as at Fai­r­view Ho­mes­te­ad, 36 S­tan­der Street.

The pro­ceeds will go to­wards Ba­di­sa, a non-pro­fit or­ga­ni­sa­ti­on that pro­vi­des so­ci­al ser­vi­ces to fa­mi­lies in need. The­se o­pen days are en­joy­a­ble so­ci­al e­vents du­ring which gar­de­ners share tips and, w­he­re in be­t­ween tou­ring the gar­dens, a vi­sit to the Gar­den Rou­te Bo­ta­ni­cal Gar­den and the Ge­ta­fix Gar­den Café adds to the ple­a­su­re of the e­vent.

The ro­man­tic gar­den of the Ben­ken­steins will be one of tho­se o­pen for vie­wing on Sa­tur­day 11 No­vem­ber, w­hen the Ge­or­ge O­pen Gar­dens for cha­ri­ty will be held.

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