Magnificent seven for award-winning garden

Geoff Stonebanks in his garden. Picture by Dan Goldsmith

Geoff Stonebanks in his garden. Picture by Dan Goldsmith

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An award-winning garden in Bishopstone will be opened to the public from Tuesday, June 9, in a bid to raise even more money for charity.

Geoff Stonebanks’s seaside garden Driftwood is opening to the public for the seventh year in a row having raised almost £50,000 for good causes.

The stunning garden in Marine Drive has appeared on national television and in many local, national and European magazines and newspapers.

Geoff will be opening four times for the National Gardens Scheme this summer (June 9 and 25, July 7 and August 9 ), once for the RNLI (August 2) and charity PSPA (August 8), along with his fundraising for Macmillan Cancer Support (August 25 and 26) and the Seaford Mayor’s charities (June 21) for 2015, Seaford Lifeguards and CTLA Community Transport.

Mr Stonebank said, “The high spot this summer will be when TV gardener Christine Walkden will visit my garden to open the Macmillan Garden Trail on the 25th July.”

Visitors comments on the website testify to the beautiful garden Geoff has achieved with his eye for design, describing it as a must see.

All the details of garden open days can be found on Mr Stonebank’s website www.driftwoodbysea.co.uk

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