Buckingham Palace head gardener shares secrets of gardening for the Queen

Buckingham Palace head gardener Mark Lane is to present a talk at Penshurst Place and Gardens in Kent.

Penshurst Place and Gardens is hosting a Glorious Gardens week to celebrate the blooming of its 100 yard peony border.

Events being held during the week at the beginning of June are:

Seasonal Floristry workshop in association with Hadlow College

2 June - 10.00am - 12.30pm

A hand-tied peony bouquet will be demonstrated using Penshurst Place peonies.

£50 per person, inclusive of materials and refreshments.

To book a place, call Hadlow College on 0500 551434.

 

Gardening for Her Majesty The Queen

3 June - 6.30pm for 7.30pm talk

As head gardener at Buckingham Palace, Mark Lane has numerous stories to tell.

Tickets £12 inclusive of refreshments can be purchased from the Penshurst Place Gift Shop and Hadlow College's Broadview Garden Centre.

 

RHS Growing for Success Talk

6 June at 5.00pm

George Carter, designer of the new herbaceous border at Penshurst Place, will talk on the subject of "Evolving Historic Gardens: New developments at Penshurst Place and other historic sites". RHS members & Penshurst Place season ticket holder price: £6. Non-members price: £13 (inc. entrance to house and grounds).  Call RHS ticket line (08456 121 253).

Visit www.penshurstplace.com.

 


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