The wonderful World of snowdrops – talk and tour

As part of our Heralding Spring week renowned galanthophile, Joe Sharman of Monksilver Nursery returns. Join Joe on this lecture and tour for a glimpse into the intriguing world of snowdrops.Read more

Behind the Scenes Tour - Feb

Join our Glasshouse Manager, Joe Bassett to explore areas of the Garden that are not usually open to the public. Read more

Photographing Winter Flowers

Spend the day photographing winter flowering plants with expert advice on composition, light and techniques to help you develop your skills and capture these winter beauties in the Garden. With Sue Bishop Read more

Heralds of Spring tour (Saturday 3 & Sunday 4 Feb)

Join Nell Jones, Head Gardener on a tour to learn about the Garden’s rich collection of winter flowering plants and other seasonal highlights around the Garden.Read more

The Magic of Hellebores

Hellebore talk with the renowned expert Edward Flint.Read more

Heralds of Spring tour (Sunday)

Join Nell Jones, Head Gardener on a tour to learn about the Garden’s rich collection of winter flowering plants and other seasonal highlights around the Garden.Read more

Chocolate Tuesday

Join us to look into the history, geography and science of chocolate and celebrate this very special plant-based food. The day will includes craft activities, a Garden tour, chocolate tasting and the chance to create your own mixtures to take away. For ages: 6 - 11 Read more

Lotions and Love Potions

Can a food be a medicine? Can a poison be a medicine? Explore a brief history of medicine and find out about the folklore of plants and love. Learn how the power of plants can heal and soothe. We will show you how to make some of your own natural and low-cost remedies and plant a mini medicinal garden to take-away. For ages: 8+ Read more

Behind the Scenes Tour - March

Join our Head Gardener, or another member of the senior gardening team to explore areas of the Garden that are not usually open to the public. Read more

Supper talk: Weird and Wacky Plants Project!

With help from some of the world’s most prominent plants-people, you can join Michael Perry (aka Mr. Plant Geek) on an hour’s visual journey through the fascinating plant world! We’ll look at plants with super powers, plants that move themselves, plants with sexual prowess, plants that smell of weird things, and lots lots more!Read more

Living Medicine: The Whole Body

This award-winning 5-day course, spread over 2018 is for anyone interested in healing plants and foods, health, gardening or working with communities. It includes discussion, tasting and identifying healing plants, practical remedy making and assessing your own health and diet. It’s about the pleasure of sharing knowledge, growing, eating, drinking and turning that plant into a simple remedy! It covers: self-care, digestive discomforts, sleep & anxiety, skin, coughs, colds and allergies.Read more

Living Medicine: Self-Care Basics

This one-day workshop is the first of a 5-part course to give you a grounding in looking after yourself using foods and herbs. It will cover the basics of: herbal therapeutics, identifying mint and other plant families, basic food self-care, remedy making: herb chewing, herbal tea, breakfast smoothie and herb crush.Read more