The Organic Garden

Head Gardener Andi Strachan

Andi, head gardener

Alongside our farms and staff canteen, we have an organic garden that’s open to visitors. It’s six and a half acres of ornamental and edible plants in a seasonal patchwork that we’ve been constantly evolving since we started more than 18 years ago.

Come along and see it for yourself, and pop into our café while you’re here.

Update 27th March: We are unfortunately no longer planning to open on Sunday 19th April for our National Gardens Scheme afternoon. Watch this space for our opening dates. 


Opening Hours

Our Organic Garden and Café are currently closed.

We’re no longer planning to open for the season on the 23rd April 2020. We’ll keep this page updated with our plans so watch this space.

We have some events in the garden planned for later in the year, click here to have a look.


It costs £6 to enter the garden and children under 16 go free.

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

Unfortunately, we’re unable to accept coaches on our open days (Thursdays and Fridays), however, we’d be happy to welcome coach groups to the garden on a Monday or Wednesday afternoon by prior arrangement. Please email to arrange your visit.

Slow Pinning Yeokens Coin

See you there!

Yeo Valley Virtual Chelsea Flower Show

Yeo Valley Virtual Chelsea Flower Show

The RHS Chelsea Flower Show has gone digital this year to ensure that you can still get your gardening fix. Watch Tom demonstrate how to create an organic wildlife haven and hear about the Yeo Valley Organic Garden here in Somerset and our original Chelsea plans from Sarah.

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.

The Garden Blog


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

Demi Demo Days 2020
9.30am - 1.30pm

Various dates in 2020

April – Thur 9th, Tues 28th (sold out)

Dates from May onwards are all on Tuesdays. ‘Select a date’ to see availability

May – 5th, 12th, 19th (sold out)

June – 2nd, 9th, 23rd

July – 7th, 14th, 21st

Aug – 11th, 18th, 25th

Sept – 1st

Find out more and book

A Day in our Organic Garden

All dates are Tuesdays.’Select a date’ to see availability.

April 15th, 28th (sold out)

May 5th (sold out)

Jun 2nd, 9th (sold out)

Jul 7th, 14th, 21st (sold out)

Aug 11th, 18th, 25th

Sept 1st, 15th, 22nd, 29th

Oct 6th



Find out more and book

The Garden Café


The Garden Café

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

We don’t take bookings, but we’re open whenever the garden is – on Thursdays and Fridays throughout the season.

In the Garden with Andi and Neal's Yard Remedies' Tipper Lewis...

In the Garden with Andi and Neal's Yard Remedies' Tipper Lewis...

Our Head Gardener Andi recently welcomed Tipper Lewis to the Yeo Valley Organic Garden. Tipper is the brand Ambassador and Naturopathic Herbalist at Neal’s Yard Remedies so really is the person to ask about herbs! After a tour, she showed us how to use the organic herbs from the garden in a seriously special tea!

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