The Organic Garden

Sarah Mead

Sarah Mead

Our organic garden gates are now closed until Spring, thanks so much for coming to see us, we’ve loved having you here. Keep your eyes on our event page for news of upcoming goings on, and see below where updates will appear for the new season of garden open days.

It’s six and a half acres of Soil Association certified ornamental and edible plants in a seasonal patchwork that we’ve been constantly evolving since we started more than 30 years ago.  There is a strong emphasis on confident planting and quirky fun.

Come along, see it for yourself and enjoy coffee and cake or a light lunch while you’re here!  We are a friendly bunch and love chatting and swapping experiences and tips with likeminded folk. Keep your eye on this page for news on workshops, tours, and talks.


General Visiting

Our Usual Opening Hours

Our visitor opening days for 2024 are most Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from Thursday 11th April up until the end of October.

You will be able to book your entry tickets HERE.

Season ticket holders do not have to book, but please check we are open on the day you are wanting to come, as the garden may be closed. If it is open however says we are fully booked, you are still welcome to visit with your season ticket.

If you are an RHS member, please select the correct offer when booking your ticket then be sure to bring along your membership card.


It costs £7 to enter the garden, £2 for children under 12 yrs, and children under 2 go free – booking is recommended. There will be a small non-refundable booking fee added by the ticketing platform.

For 2024 these remain at £30 each (or £15 for under 12’s). To purchase, please call 01761 258155 or pop into the garden shop on a Garden Open Day.

Wishing to visit with a group of 14 or more? Please email

Sorry, we are a working farm: no dogs please. Assistance Dogs welcome.

See you there!

The Garden Cafe


The Garden Cafe

No visit to the garden would be complete without a cup of tea and slice of cake, or even a spot of light lunch. There’s a terrace for sunny days and a wood burner inside for when its more chilly!

We don’t take bookings for the cafe, but we’re open whenever the garden is – on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays throughout the season (please check we’re open before you come).

You can pre-book your garden entry, click here for more details on how to book, or just arrive and pay at the gate.


We put on all sorts of events, workshops and tours. Here’s a taste of what we’ve got coming up:

Snowdrops in the Organic Garden

Snowdrops in the Garden 2024

Friday 16th & Saturday 17th February 2024

Yeo Valley Organic Garden, Blagdon, BS40 7SQ

For visitor information, please click here

Find out more and book
tapas in the Yeo Valley Organic Garden

Small Plates Evening in the Garden
From 6.30pm

Thursday 8th February

Yeo Valley Organic Garden, Blagdon, BS40 7SQ

Book online – coming soon.

Find out more and book

Explore The Garden

The Avenue

We planted the avenue in 1995; lined with Tea Crabapple trees (or Malus hupehensis, to the uninitiated), it’s at its most beautiful when the blossom is out in May.

What's next?

The Meadow

We sowed our perennial meadow over 10 years ago and it’s continued to flourish. After flowering, the meadow is cut and the seeds left to drop so the wild flowers can continue to bloom year after year.

What's next?

The Gravel Garden

From the bees’ paradise of the thyme bank to beautiful herbaceous planting, the gravel garden is a true tapestry of colour. Most of the plants have come from our friends at the organic nursery Caves Folly.

What's next?

The Veggie Garden

On what was once a tennis court sits a mixture of veg and flowers – our ornamental kitchen garden. We grow all our own plants here – even the supports are hazel and willow from the garden. Our seeds come from Tamar Organics.

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