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May
25
Sat
2019
Half-Term Family Fun – Nature: No App For That
May 25 – Jun 2 all-day
Half-Term Family Fun - Nature: No App For That @ Borde Hill Garden

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This Half Term put down your electronic devices and spend time outside exploring and getting closer to nature.

Young adventurers can follow a daily trail* to help Nathan the Nature Explorer find out about the bees, bugs and creatures that make the Garden their home. *£2 per trail, plus admission to include a prize. FREE to Friends.

Other activities during half term:

Stories For All – Amazing Animals, Mon 27 May, 11.00-3.00
Come along on Mon 27 May to our Amazing Animal storytelling sessions. Have you heard the story about the walking, talking cat? Or the cunning Turtle that avoids being eaten? Or what about the power and might of a tiny Gecko? Whether you are young or old, or somewhere in the middle, these tales of clever and creative creatures await you! 15 minute sessions will take place at 11.00, 11.45, 12.30, 1.15, 2.00 and 2.45. Included in Garden admission. 

Natural Creatures, Critters and Clay Workshops, Tue 28 and Wed 29 May, 11.00-3.00
Children can get hands-on with natural materials, including wood, clay, mud and leaves to create their very own creatures to take home. Additional charge of £2 per child, plus admission. No need to book in advance, sessions are drop-in.

Nature-themed Crafts, Thu 20 May – Sun 2 Jun, 11.00-3.00
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Jun
17
Mon
2019
Rose Celebration Weeks
Jun 17 – Jun 28 all-day

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Join us to celebrate the beauty of the Jay Robin’s Rose Garden

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Admire the beauty of the Rose Garden at its peak; a real feast for the senses with 750 David Austin rose plants and 100 varieties filling the air with a glorious fragrance.

The Rose Garden contains the most valued and popular roses developed by David Austin, including Gertrude Jekyll, Winchester Cathedral and Graham Thomas. It also contains the most popular roses sold in the last 12 months in the UK including Olivia Rose Austin, Lady Emma Hamilton and Darcy Bussell.

Head Gardener, Andy Stevens, says “Jay Robin’s Rose Garden is undoubtedly the main highlight of the summer displays, with the sight and fragrance of over 750 David Austin roses being something to behold.”[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]Rose Plants & Specialist Gifts
Browse our plant nursery for David Austin roses, or take home a rose-themed souvenir from our gift shop; the perfect reminder of your visit.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”5757″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column][/vc_row]

Jul
11
Thu
2019
‘Designing a Romantic Rose Border’ Workshop with Juliet Sargeant
Jul 11 @ 10:30 am – 3:00 pm

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]Award-winning designer and TV gardener, Juliet Sargeant is bringing her Sussex Garden School to Borde Hill for the first time with a series of exciting talks and workshops designed to help improve your gardening knowledge and confidence. Well-known for her approachable presenting style, Juliet’s fun and informative ‘Easy Garden Workshops’ and ‘Tasty Garden Talks’ are packed with knowledge gleaned from 20 years of creating gardens and with tips that you don’t find in books.

‘Designing a Romantic Rose Border’ Workshop – Thursday 11 July, 10.30-3.00

Using the famous Borde Hill Rose Garden for inspiration, Juliet will share with you, her wealth of knowledge in creating beautiful flower borders.

Learn to combine roses with flowering shrubs and perennials to design long-lasting, colourful and scented summer displays. Juliet’s illustrated talk will be combined with a short design exercises to help you to apply your new-found skills.[/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Tickets:
£52.00 (RHS Members)
£65.00 non-members

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Sep
11
Wed
2019
‘The Rabbit’s Eye View’ Talk – learning about long-term plant performance
Sep 11 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm

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‘The Rabbit’s Eye View’ – learning about long-term plant performance, with international garden writer, lecturer and designer, Noel Kingsbury

Wednesday 11 September, 10.00-4.30

This workshop aims at encouraging participants to observe garden plants, focusing on their growth through the year, looking at how they compete with each other, how to assess prospects for their longevity and their suitability for a variety of garden locations. Gardeners and designers can then use their experience and knowledge of plants to plan for the maximum interest. Students are encouraged to get down to see what is happening at ground level to really understand what is going on. A unique workshop that makes people look at plants in a very new way and which has run so far in twelve countries.[/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Tickets:
£140

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Sep
15
Sun
2019
Specialist Plant Fair
Sep 15 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

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The Plant Fairs Roadshow  – a wide range of locally grown, garden worthy and unusual plants to inspire keen gardeners.

The Plant Fairs Roadshow is organised by a group of nurseries and smaller growers who provide a mouth-watering range of interesting, rare and unusual plants for plant hungry gardeners.

Discounted admission rate, to include entry to the Garden: £7.00 per person[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”10669″ img_size=”300×300″][/vc_column][/vc_row]

‘Keeping Pests at Bay the Natural Way’ – Talk with Pippa Greenwood
Sep 15 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

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‘Keeping Pests at Bay the Natural Way’ – Talk with Pippa Greenwood

Visitors to the Specialist Plant Fair also have the opportunity to hear Pippa Greenwood’s tips on how to deal with common garden pests without the need for chemicals eg copper matting and tapes, biological controls, pop-ups and fleece, resistant varieties.

Pippa frequently appears on BBC Gardeners’ World and has been a regular panelist on Gardeners’ Question Time on BBC Radio 4 since 1994.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”10994″ img_size=”300×300″][vc_btn title=”Book now” color=”primary” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fwww.myonlinebooking.co.uk%2Fbordehill%2Fbuy.aspx%3Ftid%3D61||target:%20_blank|”][vc_column_text]Tickets (including entry to the Specialist Plant Fair)

Friends of Borde Hill: £8.00
RHS Members: £15.00
Non-members: £17.00

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Sep
30
Mon
2019
National Gardens Scheme Open Day
Sep 30 all-day

Join us when we open especially for the National Gardens Scheme charity… a perfect opportunity to enjoy our early autumn colour whilst supporting the work on the NGS..

Normal admission charges apply, with all net proceeds going to the NGS.

 

 

Oct
18
Fri
2019
‘Tasty Garden Talk’ with Juliet Sargeant
Oct 18 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

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‘Tasty Garden Talk’ – Friday 18 October, 10.30-12noon

Autumn Flavours from your Garden

Juliet Sargeant, award-winning garden designer and presenter of BBC Gardeners’ World, has teamed up with chef Samantha Mathews, to bring you an amazing new garden and food experience.

Juliet will speak about the many edible ornamental plants that grow commonly in our gardens whilst Sam will offer you tasters to eat and drink. Did you know that hostas, sedums, dahlias and daylilies are all edible?

Come along and sample some tasters… you will never look at your borders in the same way again! The talk includes 5 delicious tasters.[/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Tickets:
£20.00 (RHS Members)
£25.00 non-members

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