Gardening enthusiast and dedicated Weston Hospicecare volunteer Patsy Williams of Exeter Road, Weston, is preparing to open her garden to visitors to raise funds for the hospice as part of its new Open Gardens scheme.
Patsy’s garden is bursting with foliage, colour and life, and even though it is small, every foot of space is full of exotic plants and trees. Her garden has been featured in the Amateur Gardening magazine and has previously been opened under the National Gardens Scheme.
‘I love my garden so much – to me, it’s like paradise. It’s very tranquil and a place I can relax in,’ said Patsy. ‘Opening my garden for others to enjoy is a real pleasure. I love sharing my passion for the garden, meeting people and talking about the plants, so the opportunity to do it again and raise money for Weston Hospicecare is something I jumped at.’ 
Sally Davis from the hospice said, ‘We are very grateful to Patsy for sharing her lovely garden and raising funds for Weston Hospicecare. Throughout the summer, a number of gardens, large and small, will be open in support of the hospice, but we would welcome more and so we are asking anyone with a lovely garden to think about opening it for Weston Hospicecare. We welcome gardens of all sizes and styles, and the Fundraising Team can offer lots of support. To find out more please give us a call on 01934 423927.”
Patsy’s garden will be open on July 29th and 30th from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and as well as the beautiful plants, visitors will be able to enjoy teas, coffees, cold drinks and homemade cakes.
Details of other gardens taking part in the Scheme will be available on the Weston Hospicecare website.
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