1.00 to 5.30

















Huge" thank you's" to:


All of our wonderful Gardeners and Helpers.


2019 Sponsors

Freeman Brothers for printing the programme free of charge, helping out on the day (thanks Becky and Russell), lending us their posh limo, giving out the raffle prizes, donating bags for the gardeners and seeds for the plant stall


Local Supporters

Chatts for Sign Boards

Cake Bakers - too many to mention - a record amount this year and, yes, all were eaten!

Cycling without Age for providing the trishaw service

Every gardener who donated their locally grown plants  

Garden Sage, Peter Eastwood Plants, Rushfield’s Garden Centre and Swain’s Farm Shop for donating so many beautiful plants

Ann Winney - Hurst Hedgehog Haven

Holy Trinity Church for loan of urn

Hurt Parish Council for banner space

Hurst College for the minibus, and especially Ian for driving it

Kathy for letting us put up a banner on her hedge

Promoters - including:-

BBC Sussex

Mid Sussex Times

Sussex Living Magazine,

QED Stationery

Village Voice

Peter Shepherd for donating home-made lemonade

Rosemary Burns for loaning crockery

Tim Hodges and Louise Murray of 'Crystal Clear' musicians who kept us nice and mellow

The artists who exhibited


Contributors of Raffle Prizes which helped raise £700!

Ashley & Thomas



Crossways Fish & Chips




Hurst Village Cinema

Hurst Players


Peter James, Author

Pierpoint Pet Supplies

The New Inn

Southdown Wine Cellars

Budgens, Hassocks

Woolovers, Burgess Hill


and if I've forgotten anyone..please let me know!




And the amount raised by Hurstpierpoint Open Gardens for St. Peter and St. James Hospice in 2019 is £8503.71.  And two of our Open Gardens team work for Legal and General who donated a further £1,000 to that, bringing the grand total to an astonishing £9,503.71.  Huge thank you to all the wonderful people who supported us especially the 9 Gardeners who worked so hard, the people who contributed time, cakes, plants and so many other goodies and, of course, our local businesses who were so generous with help and raffle prizes.  Full credits list available on 'Thank you ' page