These beautiful gardens are open to raise funds for charity and will delight and inspire you
GARDENS OF THE GOLDEN CITY 1– 2 SEPTEMBER Sandspruit River Ramble
Stroll along this well-tended, secure section of the Sandspruit River in Jo’burg and enjoy 8km of peaceful relaxation. Boerewors rolls and refreshments will be on sale, or bring a picnic. Dogs are welcome. Open from 10h00 – 17h00, entrance is R30; children under 12 are free, dogs R10 each. From Kelvin Drive, turn left into Stighling, first right into 1st Avenue. For more details, visit gardensofthegoldencity.co.za
15 – 16 SEPTEMBER Johannesburg Garden Club Open Gardens Meander
Five new gardens will be open in Bryanston and Atholl from 10h00 – 17h00. Kitchen gardens and water features, like the one pictured above, will be highlighted. There’ll be plants including clivias, azaleas, clematis and irises for sale. Relax at the tea garden. Tickets, R250 pp, include entry to all five gardens and must be pre-booked at johannesburggardenclub.co.za or webtickets.co.za; children under are 12 free.