Millbrook Growers Talks 2019
Grow your gardening knowledge and meet like-minded people at our monthly gardening club talks, The Millbrook Growers.
Our Millbrook Growers talks offer hints and tips to get your garden growing; perfect for putting into practice when you get home. Tickets cost £7.50 and include refreshments.
A Short History of English Gardens with Kevin Tooher - Thursday 1st August, 10.30am
RHS lecturer, Kevin Tooher, returns to Millbrook, with a potted history of 2000 years of gardening in England looking at the most influential periods and individuals including Repton, Brown, Jellicoe, Sackville -West and others up to the present day.
Autumn Bulb Planting with Johnny Walker of Walker Bulbs - Thursday 5th September, 10.30am
Mulitiple RHS Chelsea gold-medallist, Johnny Walkers of Walkers Bulbs, gives a lively talk and demonstration on bulb planting to generate a riot of colour in the spring. The talk will cover what to look for when buying bulbs, planting depths and distances and post flowering aftercare.
Herbaceous Perennials with Caroline Halfpenny - Thursday 3rd October, 10.30am
Horticulturist and RHS lecturer, Carolin Halfpenny, returns to Millbrook with an illustrated talk on herbaceous perennials, the mainstay of garden borders. Caroline will share her experience on how to pick wisely to get year-round interest.
Grow Your Own Fruit & Vegetables with Caroline Halfpenny - Thursday 7th November, 10.30am
Join the ‘grow your own’ revolution with Caroline’s top tips and expert guide to creating a kitchen garden brimming with wholesome vegetables, herbs, salad and fruit that you can pick fresh for the table!
Plants for Winter Interest with Alison Marsden - Thursday 5th December, 10.30am
Flowers are the star performers in our gardens in spring and summer but how do you continue the colour and interest through autumn and winter? Gardening guru, Alison Marsden, will show you how to choose and place plants in your garden for a great winter display, however large or small your garden.
Please note, in the event you are unable to attend your booking we are unfortunately unable to offer refunds, however, we will try to accommodate you with an alternative session (subject to availability).