Welcome to Bessacarrr Open Gardens' blog; Bessacarr is a urban area of Doncaster, South Yorkshire, and we are group of neighbours, friends and relatives who love gardening, socialising and raising money for good causes by opening our gardens to the public.
As a group we first opened in 2013 and had such a good time we decided to contuine to meet as a gardening group and open again in 2014. We meet quarterly with out next meeting in November.
In 2013 we raised money for the Salvation Army and in 2014 decided to look at local charities. We were shocked to find that Doncaster has more than one foodbank and so this, along with a local homeless charity, were our chosen charietes for 2014. We raised £2K over one glorious weeknd in June. We hope this will make a real difference to Doncaster people who find themselves in difficult circumstances.