TWO Droitwich gardens will be opening their gates for this year's national gardens scheme (NGS).

NGS raises money for various charities by helping people open up their gardens to visitors and charging a small entry fee.

On Saturday, July 22, a brand new garden, Badge Court, in Purshull Green Lane, Elmbridge, Droitwich, will be open to the public.

The Tudor house, set in over two acres of garden, includes a large pool, aquaponic fish tanks, topiary garden, rockery, orchard, formal lawns, a large vegetable garden with soft fruits, aviary and greenhouses. Also within the curtilage is the garden house with cottage garden. There is a terrace where teas will be served.

Admission is between 1.30 and 6pm. Entrance costs £5 for adults, children go free.

On Sunday, July 23, between 2 and 5.30pm, 24 Alexander Avenue,Droitwich Spa, will be showcasing its beautiful design, rare plants and more than 100 clematis.

There will be a plant sale and refreshments available.

Entrance costs £3.50 for adults, children go free.