AN Emley couple are opening their garden to the public on Sunday.
Neil and Jane Hudson are raising funds for Kirkwood Hospice by opening their garden at Lower Crawshaw, in Stringer House Lane, between noon and 5pm as part of the National Gardens Scheme.
Their three-acre garden, once a busy working farm includes a natural stream, two large ponds and a series of small dams that carry the stream to different levels.
"We are 650ft above sea level and wind is our chief enemy," said Mrs Hudson.
"But we planted a windbreak and over the last nine years we have created a relaxed garden, with rich planting suitable for the different conditions we have."
The garden also has an orchard, a walled ornamental vegetable garden created from a roofless barn, a rose garden and large courtyard, which would once have been used by cows waiting to be milked.
Food and plants will be for sale in aid of the Dalton hospice during the day.