‘The Edwardian Garden – golden and delicious’ – Talk & Tour with Caroline Holmes Book Now

16th May 2018 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
£24 RHS Members & Friends of Borde Hill, £30 non-members

Caroline Holmes, Garden Historian, lecturer, broadcaster and author presents an inspirational talk on the history of the Edwardian Garden, as part of the Garden’s 125th anniversary celebrations.

Highmount Lily Pool, Gertrude Jekyll Garden, 1924

The Edwardian Garden evokes memories of a golden afternoon, glimpsed in black and white photographs and nostalgic cottage paintings with architecture inspired by the Mediterranean. During the talk, Caroline will recall the drifting borders of Gertrude Jekyll and Italianate splendours of Harold Peto.

Ticket price includes refreshments on arrival served inside the Elizabethan House.

Following the talk Head Gardener, Andy Stevens will give a guided tour of the Garden.

Tickets: £24.00 (RHS Members/Friends of Borde Hill), £30.00 non-members Book Now

Borde Hill was purchased in 1893 by Colonel Stephenson Robert Clarke who was instrumental in the development of the Garden in the early 1900’s using seeds gathered by the Great Plant Hunters.