Friday, 23rd March 2018
Charles Williams - Bursting into Spring
10:00am - 4:00pm
Host: Charles Williams & Rosie Atkins
Charles of Burncoose Nursery & Caerhays, home to a NCCPG of Magnolias and HHA/Christie's Garden of 2016, will show Magnolias and Camellias to remind us of the wealth of stunning flowering shrubs and trees which enhance gardens particularly from late winter and early spring.
Rosie Atkins - The Horticultural Heroes behind London's Oldest Botanic Garden
The Chelsea Physic Garden was founded by the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries who required a garden where their apprentices could study medicinal plants. 345 years on, the 4 acre riverside is now an ethno botanicial treasure house.
Rosie, Curator of the Chelsea Physic Garden for nine years will talk about some of the extraordinary people who helped create the garden and left their mark on history.