ESCORTED GARDEN VISITS
Garden visiting has long been a popular and rewarding way to spend a day out. However, do you often feel you want to know more about the plants you see – what are they, will they go in my garden? Now you can have your questions answered and gain more from your garden visiting by having your personal guide to enlighten and inform you on the planting and styles. Find out more about the plants, their requirements and ways to manage them. Discover how to use them in your own gardens or use suitable alternatives.
Return from your garden visit with ideas and plant knowledge to sustain them.
– Available to accompany your group on visits to gardens If you are planning to visit a garden, arrangements can be made to visit along with your group.
– Tailor made garden visits Notify us of your requirements and group number and a suitable garden/gardens will be selected and arrangements for travel made for you. Suggested local gardens such as Beth Chatto and nursery, Hyde Hall or Marks Hall Arboretum.
London Gardens and squares London black cab for the day.
(For extra ‘knowledge’)
Available for groups of 5 with guide to include garden visits and lunch/cream teas. Visits to typical English gardens and small town gardens.
NURSERY/ GARDEN CENTRE VISITS
These have proved popular and useful. A short visit of 2 hours. Guided and informative visits to nurseries explaining what to look for and how to choose and select plants – An insight into design considerations – If you have an interested group then a suitable visit can be arranged for you.
A recent visit to an NGS garden, Court View in Leigh on Sea –
Our group enjoyed a personalised tour of this well designed interesting garden with abundant planting where they saw exotic tropical style plants used with sculptures and water interest. Our attentive host, Ray, provided exceptional lunch and home baked cakes using garden produce. Some of the home made produce and plants were also available to purchase ~ a perfect way to spend a day shared with good company ~ A garden well worth visiting, Court View has open days from June to September and welcomes visitors by appointment