Events at West Dean Gardens

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  • Easier ways to a successful vegetable and fruit garden

    Lecture

    Charles Dowding explains his no-dig style of gardening, making and using compost, and sowing at the best time, especially after midsummer when shortening days mean that you reap rewards from adhering to precise sowing dates. Discover quicker ways to achieve healthy, happy plants.

    Date
    Saturday 17 February 2018
    Location
    The Auditorium, The Edward James Studios (West Dean Gardens entrance)
    Price
    £75
  • Gardening for a naturalistic effect

    Lecture

    Book your place for this gardening lecture with Keith Wiley. Discover the practicalities of creating a natural garden; looking at three key elements of garden design.

    Date
    Saturday 3 March 2018
    Location
    The Auditorium, The Edward James Studios (West Dean Gardens entrance)
    Price
    £75
  • Trees and shrubs to enhance any garden

    Lecture

    Kevin is an experienced nurseryman and has for many years run a nursery at Heale House, in Wiltshire where he specialises in rare and unusual hardy trees, shrubs (especially Magnolias) and perennials. He is well known for the interesting range of plants that he has collected, bred and developed, many of which are not well known or widely available. Kevin has a particular interest in wildlife and biodiversity and so his talk will also focus on how to attract wildlife into your garden.

    Date
    Sunday 14 April 2018
    Location
    West Dean College
    Price
    £75
  • More events are added throughout the year – please check back soon. You can also sign up to one of our eNewsletters to stay informed.

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West Dean Gardens is part of a registered charity and its upkeep and care are only possible with the support of generous donors, friends and legacy gifts.

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