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Millbrook Growers Talks 2019




Grow your gardening knowledge at our popular gardening club talks, The Millbrook Growers. Lasting around 1 hour, our 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. 

 
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 Gardening for Birds and Wildlife with Kevin Tooher - Thursday 14th February, 10.00am
Would you like to make your garden a haven for our birds, bees, hedgehogs and other wildlife creatures? 

Our February talk
with RHS lecturer, Kevin Tooher, will make you more aware of the needs that birds and other wildlife require to feed in your garden and ensure that they stay and breed.
   
Go Potty with Pots with Jackie Hill - Thursday 4th April, 10.00am
  Spring is a brilliant time to go potty! Jackie Hill, our in-house plant expert, shows you how to make your garden dazzle with a variety of stunning pots and containers. 

Jackie will teach you how you can adorn your outside space with a splash of colour all year round.
   
Penshurst Place and Gardens Talk with Tony Wiseman, Head Gardener - Thursday 13th June, 10.00am
  A splendid 14th century Manor House, Penshurst Place is set in magnificent Tudor Gardens surrounded by gentle English Parkland.

Head Gardener, Tony Wiseman, will take you on a visual journey of the stunning gardens at Penhurst including the Italian garden and beautiful rose garden planted with vibrant lavender.
   
A Short History of English Gardens Talk with Kevin Tooher - Thursday 8th August, 10.00am

RHS lecturer, Kevin Tooher, is back 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.
   
The Art of Pruning Talk with Caroline Halfpenny - Thursday 10th October, 10.00am

Bespoke gardener and RHS lecturer, Caroline Halfpenny, is back sharing her top tips, tried-and-tested techniques and the best tools to master winter pruning.

Discover the benefits of pruning in winter, including encouraging more fruit and flowers, with simple advice so you can head out to the garden fully prepared and informed for the season - secateurs in hand!

   
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). Click here to book