The Duchess, The Head Gardener and the making of The Alnwick Garden

The Duchess, The Head Gardener and the making of The Alnwick Garden

Thurs 15 Feb 2018

Time:
7.30 pm — 9.00 pm
Location:
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (find us)
Venue:
Lecture Theatre, 20a Inverleith Row, Edinburgh, EH3 5LR
Price:
£15, £12 for Members
Booking:
To book call the Membership Office on 0131 552 5339

Restored by the current Duchess of Northumberland over the past 20 years, The Alnwick Garden features sculpted foliage built around a water cascade and areas of themed planting, a Labyrinth and the Serpent Garden. Trevor Jones, Head Gardener, will tell the story of this inspiring landscape with a particular focus on the Poison Garden, created by the Duchess to drive awareness of the dangers of harmful and illicit drugs.

 

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