Talk and Tour with Michael Marriott of David Austin Roses.
As part of Borde Hill’s Rose Celebration Weeks, immerse yourself in the wonderful world of roses during a fascinating talk with lecturer, garden writer and Chief Rosarian at David Austin Roses, Michael Marriott.
Rediscover the beauty of growing and caring for this much-loved flower with one of the country’s leading experts. Michael will help you plan and nurture a beautiful rose garden, offering advice on everything from choosing the right rose for your situation, to pruning, fragrance and colour combinations.
Following the talk, join Michael Marriott and Head Gardener, Andy Stevens, for a guided tour of Borde Hill’s fragrant Rose Garden at its peak with 750 David Austin roses in bloom.
10.30 – tea, coffee and biscuits on arrival served inside the Elizabethan Mansion House
11.00 – talk with Michael Marriott
12.00 – tour of the Rose Garden with its 750 rose plants, including tips on how to grow healthy and floriferous roses at home
13.00 – explore the rest of the Garden at leisure, lunch at one of our Cafes, or perhaps be tempted by one of the rose plants on sale from the shop
£31.60 (Friends of Borde Hill – 20% discount)
Advance booking required