Visitors enjoy flowers, fruit and cream teas
Visitors were treated to a demonstration by potter Laura Mepham Summer flowers and sunshine greeted visitors to an open garden day.
Maurice and Cathy Dalton, opened their garden at Brookside, off Smallhythe Road, Tenterden, on Sunday to raise money for Tenterden and District Day Centre.
More t han 1 0 0 people admired the flower-filled garden that was sprinkled with early autumn blooms and also features a wildlife area, together with an orchard where apples, pears and plums are grown.
The Mayor of Tenterden, Cllr Justin Nelson and the vicar of Tenterden, Canon Lindsay Hammond, were among those who came to admire the colourful plot.
Cream teas were on offer and there were stalls to browse, while Mrs Dalton’s pottery studio was open to visitors. A total of £1,265 was raised. Mr Dalton said: “We had a rather pleasant day and at one point the garden was full up.”
Mayor of Tenterden Justin Nelson joins home owners Maurice and Cathy Dalton in their garden
Diane Jackson and Carole Aves in the orchard
Jan Parsons shares advice with Fiona Lambert and Val Strange; tea and cakes in