Helderberg Hospice Open Gardens 2023

Helderberg Hospice Open Gardens 2023

Friday 20 – Sunday 22 October

Approximately 15 Gardens in and around the Helderberg basin will be open to the public. This event is a major fundraiser for Helderberg Hospice, allowing us to offer specialised Palliative Care to all in our community facing the challenge of a life-threatening illness.

Times: 9:00 – 16:00
Tickets: Available on the Helderberg Hospice website, www.helderberghospice.org.za, and from Helderberg Hospice at 21 Old Stellenbosch Road, Somerset West. R120. (R100 for pensioners) Access to all the gardens for the weekend.
Enquiries: Celestine 021 852 4608 or 076 062 5855, email events@helderberghospice.org.za, www.helderberghospice.org.za

  • Plant sales
  • Food and drink

Helderberg Hospice Garden

An expansive garden with various rooms, the Helderberg Hospice Garden includes the poignant Garden of Remembrance, flourishing rose garden and many memorials. It is a serene place tended by an amazing group of volunteers and boasts wonderful bird life, stunning colour and exudes peace and tranquillity

Solaris Garden

Discover the enchanting Solaris Garden in Wedderville. This haven boasts 70 trees lovingly nurtured, with captivating owner-sculpted artwork, including the whimsical ‘Lettuce Sheep’ named Leticia. This garden will amaze your senses. Marvel at the exquisite Zimbabwean sculptures and vibrant Namaqualand daisies and salvias. Don’t miss the newly added dam, perfect for a serene retreat.

Paymens Garden

Get ready to be enthralled by the picturesque Paymens Garden. This meticulously maintained oasis, reminiscent of a park, features a sprawling lawn adorned with vibrant flower beds and carefully designed pathways with a beautifully arranged vegetable garden, it is well worth the visit. Bring comfortable walking shoes for an unforgettable experience!

Gemmel Garden

This breath-taking beauty is perched high up in Sir Lowry’s Pass. An expansive garden with such clever planting that the borders don’t contain the garden but rather open it to include the surrounding landscape. This garden inspires you to take a deep breath before continuing with normal life!

Coetzer Garden

This garden boasts a blend of English cottage and formal planting. Home to sugarbirds and an array of different trees, the garden features white Iceberg roses framed by gravel pathways which adds a romantic tone. The roses grow freely, mixing with blue and purple hues which include various flowers like agapanthus, hydrangeas, and forget-me-not.

Proud Sponsor of the Open Gardens 2023
The Gardener