Green Teasers: The Best Open Garden Squares On Instagram

By Zoe Craig Last edited 29 months ago
Green Teasers: The Best Open Garden Squares On Instagram

Hundreds of London's top gardens open to the public next week for Open Garden Squares Weekend. To celebrate London's gorgeous horticulture, here are some top Open Garden Squares participants looking particularly pretty on Instagram.

Barbican Centre

Visit the newly reinstated Beech Gardens at the Barbican, developed by Professor Nigel Dunnett, the chap behind the beautiful planting at the Olympic Park.

Eastbury Manor

Bee boles, herb gardens and Tudor brickwork all feature in the amazing Eastbury Manor House Walled Garden. Take your wallet — there's plants on sale too.

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Freightliners Farm

One of several farms taking part in Open Garden Squares Weekend, Freightliners in north London has children's activities on the Saturday morning.

Fulham Palace

You can visit both the garden at Fulham Palace, and the Meadows Allotments in a double whammy of south west London beauty.

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Garden Museum

Visit the 17th century style knot garden in the grounds of the Garden Museum and pay homage to the famous 17th century gardeners and plant hunters, the John Tradescants, father and son who are buried there.

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Ham House

More 17th century loveliness here, including a beautiful walled kitchen garden. And a cafe with a menu featuring their produce.

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

You'll need to prebook if you want to take a volunteer-led tour of the Olympic Park this weekend.

Spitalfields City Farm

Look out for the famous Coriander Club gardens at Spitalfields City Farm, full of Bangladeshi vegetables.

For full details of Open Garden Squares Weekend, visit opensquares.org. And don't forget to tag any beautiful garden photos with #londonist this weekend.

Last Updated 05 June 2015