Celebrate the National Garden Scheme's 85th Anniversary
PUBLISHED: 10:04 09 March 2012 | UPDATED: 10:35 21 February 2013
Celebrate the National Garden Scheme's 85th Anniversary with The English Garden magazine's exclusive events
Wednesday 16th May 2012
Guests will be welcomed at Bowoods Rhododendron Walk at 2pm for a private tour of this captivating woodland garden by the Marquis of Landsdowne. At 4pm, guests will be directed to Bowood Hotel, Spa & Golf Resort (www.bowood.org) for a Champagne Afternoon Tea with editor Tamsin Westhorpe, followed by a talk by acclaimed garden photographer Andrea Jones of Garden Exposures: Gardens Through The Photographers Lens. Tickets are priced at 45. To reserve your place, call Bowood Hotel, Spa & Golf Resort on tel:+44 (0)1249 822228 and quote The English Garden. Places are limited.
Thursday 7th June 2012
Barnsley House, Gloucestershire
Guests are invited to arrive at 10am for a tourof the late Rosemary Vereys internationallyacclaimed gardens (www.barnsleyhouse.com)followed by a glass of Champagne. Enjoy lunchin the new-look Potager Restaurant with speakerJekka McVicar, who will give a talk called Herbs are morethan a garnish. The two-course set lunch menu willexclusively showcase specialist, just-picked vegetables, allhome-grown at Barnsley House, with a glass of wine andcoffee also included. Tickets are priced at 60.A maximum number of 60 places are available, so booknow - call Barnsley House on tel: +44 (0)1285 740000.
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With thanks to Chilstone of Tunbridge Wells, makers of finehandmade garden ornaments since 1953. www.chilstone.com.
Champagne donated by Laurent-Perrier.
A percentage of each ticket price goes to the NGS. Book now as places are limited.