High­grove fes­ti­val

Five days with gar­den­ing ex­perts

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TUES­DAY 9 APRIL 2019 ✿ Lunch speaker Matthew Wil­son ‘Mak­ing a gar­den - the es­sen­tial prin­ci­ples’ Lunch £125pp Win­ner of the Peo­ple’s Choice Award at RHS Chelsea 2016, de­signer and reg­u­lar on Ra­dio 4’s Gar­den­ers’ Ques­tion Time, Matthew will il­lus­trate the prin­ci­ples of cre­at­ing a great gar­den. ✿ Af­ter­noon tea speaker Chris­tine Walk­den ‘Plants for wildlife in your gar­den’ Af­ter­noon tea £95pp Writer, broad­caster and Gar­den­ers’ Ques­tion Time reg­u­lar Chris­tine Walk­den will look at suit­able plants to at­tract a wide range of in­sects, an­i­mals and birds to your gar­den all year round. WED­NES­DAY 10 APRIL 2019 ✿ Lunch speaker Tom Stu­art-Smith ‘Gar­dens and cul­ture’ Lunch £125pp Chelsea gold-medal­win­ning de­signer Tom Stu­art-Smith ex­plores the role that gar­dens play in other cul­tures and the unique place that they have in Bri­tain. He looks at ex­am­ples from med­i­nas in Mo­rocco to wa­ter­ways in Ker­ala. ✿ Af­ter­noon tea speaker Ja­son In­gram ‘Gar­dens through the lens’ Af­ter­noon tea £95pp Us­ing his beau­ti­ful images taken through­out the sea­sons, award-win­ning pho­tog­ra­pher and mag­a­zine reg­u­lar Ja­son In­gram will show how to cap­ture the stages of a gar­den’s life in wide and macro de­tail. THURS­DAY 11 APRIL 2019 Lunch speaker Fer­gus Gar­rett ‘De­sign­ing with plants the Great Dix­ter way’

Lunch £125pp Head gar­dener at Great Dix­ter, Fer­gus will talk about plant com­bi­na­tions in the gar­den, us­ing colour, shape, tex­ture and rep­e­ti­tion. He will give ex­am­ples of how to con­trast plants, and cre­ate move­ment and bal­ance. ✿ ✿

Af­ter­noon tea speaker Kate Brad­bury

‘ Wildlife gar­den­ing’

Af­ter­noon tea £95pp

Award-win­ning au­thor, jour­nal­ist and

Gar­den­ers’ World Mag­a­zine

Wildlife Ed­i­tor, Kate Brad­bury will share tips and sug­ges­tions for how ev­ery­one can in­crease the num­ber of species vis­it­ing their gar­dens, no mat­ter how big or small the plot.

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