Rose Celebrations Guided Tour
Jun 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

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Join us to celebrate the beauty of the Jay Robin’s Rose Garden on a Guided Tour

As part of Rose Celebration Weeks, join Head of Horticulture, Harry Baldwin, for a fascinating guided tour of Borde Hill’s renowned Rose Garden, at its peak with 750 David Austin roses and 100 different varieties.

The tour will focus on the story of roses at Borde Hill and the design and development of Jay Robin’s Rose Garden and the surrounding borders, to include the Mid Summer Border.

Harry will also suggest the best rose varieties to grow in your own garden, with rose gifts and plants available to purchase from the Plant and Gift Shop.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height=”10px”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”14272″ img_size=”400″][vc_empty_space height=”10px”][vc_column_text]Tickets – include Garden day admission, 10am-5pm

Adults and concessions: £12.00
Borde Hill Members and RHS Members: £9.60 (includes a 20% discount)

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‘Spirit of Rose’ – Drink Infusion Workshop
Jul 2 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”14114″ img_size=”large”][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”14113″ img_size=”large”][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]‘Spirit of Rose’ – Drink Infusion Workshop – use floral and herbal botanicals from the garden in your drinks and cocktails.

Discover how to use flowers and aromatic herbs to make infusions for your alcoholic drinks. Take a walk round the formal garden at Borde Hill with Sussex forager Sarah Watson and gather rose petals to make your own fragrant summer gin or vodka infusion to take home.

A cocktail-making demonstration and tasting will give you inspiration and tips for using foraged and garden botanicals in infusions and cocktails. You’ll also get ideas for using the infusion you make as an ingredient for mixing your own drinks at home.

Everything will be provided for you, although you may want to bring your own pen and notebook.

No experience necessary, open to all.

Workshop run by Sussex forager Sarah Watson: www.wildfeast.co.uk

Includes: 1 x 200ml bottle of infused spirit to take home, a taster cocktail in the garden, a cocktail recipe, and a Garden walk , so please dress for the weather.

Dogs are not allowed at this event.[/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text]Tickets
£50.00 (including Garden admission until 5pm)
Advance booking required

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‘Designing a Rose Border with Beautiful Companion Flowers’ – Workshop with Juliet Sargeant
Jul 6 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]Once again Borde Hill will be hosting Juliet Sargeant’s Sussex Garden School, for an inspirational day of designing with roses.

Juliet Sargeant is a multi-award-winning garden designer and media gardener; well known to Gardeners World and Gardeners Question Time audiences. She is known for the relaxed atmospheres that she creates with her informal planting schemes for Sussex country houses.

Join Juliet to learn how to make the most of sumptuous roses and colourful underplanting.

‘Designing a Rose Border with Beautiful Companion Flowers’ Workshop – Wednesday 6 July, 10.00-3.30

Drawing from the inspiration of the famous Borde Hill Rose Garden, you will learn how to combine roses and herbaceous plants to create borders and arches which will flower from spring to autumn. In this illustrated talk and workshop, Juliet will explain how to choose the most reliable roses and combine them with suitable under-planting, to create borders that perform for months, with the classic romance of roses.

Subjects covered:
Different types of rose plants. Choosing, buying and planting roses. Perfect companion plants for a romantic rose border. The practicalities of maintaining a rose border.

Who is the course for?
Beginners and garden enthusiasts are welcome.
This course for anyone who loves roses, but would like to extend their season of interest with romantic companion planting

By the end of the day you will:

  • understand how to combine rose plants for a beautiful effect
  • understand how to extend the season of interest of your rose borders
  • know a good range of herbaceous plants to combine with and underplant your rose border
  • Be inspired by Borde Hill’s beautiful rose garden and learn to re-create its magic in your own home.

The Group:
We will be an informal group. Juliet teaches in an accessible, workshop style with illustrated ‘info-bites’ and relevant exercises for you to think about your own garden. As well as being an award-winning garden designer, Juliet has been teaching gardening to professionals and enthusiasts for over 15 years.

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£90.00 (Standard)
£80.00 (Early Bird and first 5 non-RHS tickets sold)
£75.00 (RHS Members)

Booking essential.

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‘Wild Herbs & Spices’ – Woodland Foraging Walk
Oct 8 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”14109″ img_size=”large” add_caption=”yes”][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”14110″ img_size=”large”][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]‘Wild herbs and spices’ – Woodland Foraging Walk

A gentle woodland walk around Warren Wood to discover wild edibles of the season.

You’ll find out how to use autumnal shoots, roots, seeds, fruits (and fungi if we’re lucky) as flavourings in your dishes and drinks. Your guide, Sussex forager Sarah Watson, will discuss how to forage responsibly and safely identify edible plants and fungi.

You’ll also get ideas for using autumn foraged fare in delicious recipes, and a chance to try some wild preserves, such as vinegars and syrups.

Everything will be provided for you, although you may want to bring your own pen, notebook and water bottle.

No experience necessary, open to all.

Workshop run by Sussex forager Sarah Watson: www.wildfeast.co.uk

Includes wild preserve tasters and recipe ideas.[/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text]Tickets
£35.00 (including Garden admission until 5pm)
Advance booking required

The workshop will take place outside in the Woodland – please dress for the weather and wear sturdy footwear suitable for walking in the wet or mud.

Please bring a water bottle.

Sorry, no dogs please – they tend to get bored on a foraging walk as we stop every few minutes.[/vc_column_text][vc_btn title=”Book now” color=”primary” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fbuy.myonlinebooking.co.uk%2Fbordehill%2Fbuy.aspx%3Ftid%3D150″][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_empty_space][vc_single_image image=”14111″ img_size=”300″ add_caption=”yes”][/vc_column][/vc_row]