Garden Makers Day

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(15 November 2018 10.00am – 3.30pm) WE REGRET THAT THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY SUBSCRIBED
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Bringing together leading designers and plantsmen to share their design and planting philosophies. Held annually in November, the choice of speakers reflects the latest elements in Garden Design

Thursday 15 November 2018

Rosemary Alexander and The English Gardening School look forward to welcoming gardeners of all levels to Garden Maker’s Day taking place in the Gallery and Café at the historic Chelsea Physic Garden.

Start to celebrate Christmas with this rare chance to learn from the experts and enjoy a light lunch and refreshments.

Our Guest Speakers: Nick Bailey   Charlotte Rowe    George Carter

PHOTO NICK BAILEY WEBNick Bailey, a regular presenter on BBC2’s Gardeners’ World, has worked as a professional horticulturalist for more than two decades and won a silver gilt for his first garden at Chelsea Flower Show in 2016. He has worked on gardens throughout the world and is one of our most knowledgeable plantsmen.  Until recently he was Head Gardener at London’s Chelsea Physic Garden, where he refined the site for a contemporary audience as well as added to its year-round colour appeal. His new book Revive your Garden has just been published following on from his very successful book 365 Days of Colour in your Garden.

Charlotte Rowe copyright Charlie Hopkinson WEB


Charlotte Rowe is an award-winning garden designer who has worked on more than 200 urban and rural design projects for clients both in the UK and overseas. Her work has featured in a number of TV gardening and design programmes, in newspapers and magazines, as well as in a number of specialist books. She is perhaps best known for the strong architectural style and generous planting of her town gardens and terraces in London. Currently she is also working on gardens outside London, in Hampshire, Oxfordshire and Surrey. Her Gold medal-winning Main Avenue show garden at the 2014 RHS Chelsea Flower Show with ABF the Soldiers’ Charity, No Man’s Land, marked the centenary of World War One.

GEORGE CARTER PICTURE WEBGeorge Carter is a garden designer and writer on gardens. Based in Norfolk with an international clientele and has won 8 Gold Medals at Chelsea.  His writing on garden design puts together garden history and practical advice. He has a particular interest in 17th century gardens in Britain and Europe.  His books Gardening with Herbs and Gardening with Containers have sold nearly 400,000 copies worldwide. His latest book is Setting the Scene, a design masterclass from Repton to the modern age.

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