Alan Titchmarsh and Vic Reeves make flowers for National Trust art exhibition

Celebrities Alan Titchmarsh and Vic Reeves have made flowers for the National Trust's A Plant in Time exhibition, which aims to make the biggest collection of handmade flowers ever seen.

The National Trust
The National Trust

The exhibition will visit 16 Trust properties, beginning at Nostell Priory on 24 March and end at East Riddlesden Hall in West Yorkshire on 14 September.

The interactive art exhibition will expand as it goes round the country to 12,000 flowers. The exhibition celebrates "the scale and beauty of our vast plant collections".

The exhibition also looks into how Trust gardens may evolve under a changing climate. Three paintings by artist Rob Collins show how gardens may change over the next century because of climate change.

A Plant in Time will display a vibrant ‘garden' of handmade flowers created by visitors to the exhibition.

Yorkshire and Clydesdale Banks are sponsors, as part of the joint Greener Gardens Initiative "to help make Britain's gardens kinder to the environment".

Nostell Priory, West Yorkshire

Exhibition open: 24 - 28 March

Hidcote Manor Gardens, Gloucestershire

Exhibition open: 31 March, 3 - 7 April, 10 - 11 April

Trelissick Garden, Cornwall

Exhibition open: 14 - 25 April

Lanhydrock, Cornwall

Exhibition open: 27 April - 10 May

Dinefwr, Carmarthenshire

Exhibition open: 13 - 19 May

Sheffield Park Garden, Sussex

Exhibition open: 22 May - 28 May, 1 - 2 June

Cliveden, Buckinghamshire

Exhibition open: 5 June - 16 June

Free drop-in creative workshops: 9, 14 and 15 June

Belton House, Lincolnshire

Exhibition open: 19 - 20 June, 23 - 24 June

Hanbury Hall, Worcestershire

Exhibition open: 26 June - 1 July

Saltram, Devon

Exhibition open: 4 - 8 July, 10 - 15 July, 17 July

Heelis, Wiltshire

Exhibition open: 20 - 22 July

Tintinhull Garden, Somerset

Exhibition open: 24 - 25 July and 28 - 29 July

Lyme Park, Cheshire

Exhibition open: 1 - 8 August

Blickling Hall, Norfolk

Exhibition open: 11 - 22 August

Calke Abbey, Derbyshire

Exhibition open: 26 August - 11 September

East Riddlesden Hall, West Yorkshire

Exhibition open: 14 September

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