Merriments Garden and Nursery
What's blooming in the garden in July?
 
 
 
The garden is in a romantic stage in July with many pretty roses thriving in the garden covering a wide pallete of colours and offering beautiful scent sensations.  There are lots of vertical accents in the garden too with climbers including rampant clematis and sweet peas.
 
There is a sense of mystery and discovery around every corner by the end of this month due to the fabulous height the borders will have gained and this is accentuated by the very gentle slope in the garden.
 
The hot border is beginning to sizzle with firey hues and the golden border is gaining colour and will be a magnificent blaze of gold by the end of July. 
Merriments open for the NGS this Sunday
 
We will be opening the garden for the National Gardens Scheme (NGS) this Sunday 6th July 10.30 - 5pm. All profits go to a number of charities that the NGS support including: Macmillian Cancer Support, Marie Curie Cancer Care, Help the Hospices and Parkinsons UK amongst others.
 
 
 
 
 
Plant of the Month
 
 
Dahlias are invaluable in the summer border often providing glorious colour into the first frosts. They offer many different flower forms including with very showy double varieties in vibrant colours, although the single forms are better for bees and other insects.
 
Dahlias are enjoying a much deserved return to popularity. Come and see our wonderfully colourful display in the nursery to choose your favourite one!  
 
Hot Jazz and Hog Roast in the garden!

This lovely summer event promises to be a laid-back evening of great music with a lovely rare opportunity to experience the garden in the evening light.
 
The Sussex Jazz Kings are led by Dave Stradwick, the well-known player of hot traditional jazz trumpet. His 'Jazz Kings' play a New Orleans Jazz style. Merriments garden will be in full swing too by the end of July with its celebrated hot borders providing a very English setting for this great night of music.
 
The ticket price is 15 pp and includes a Hog Roast or vegetarian options and salads. Call: 01580 860666 to book tickets.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Get your garden buzzing!

 

Merriments now has a plant stand with a lovely array of pretty plants which also happen to be good for bees and other wildlife. The RHS list of plants for pollinators is also displayed with it. These plants were recently selected by Stepehanie Donaldson of Country Living magazine for her tour of .
Club Members
 
 
The Merriments garden is open to Club Members all year round, even in winter.
 
 
Club membership costs 40 for 2 years for 2 people. Or 30 for 2 years for 1 person.
 
 
Benefits of the Club:
10% discount on shop purchases including bird products.
Free access all year round to the Garden.
Regular newsletters full of facts and information.
Special offers exclusive to club members.
10% discount in the Garden Terrace Restaurant on Mondays only.
 

  

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