RHS National Gardening Week events aim to raise sector pride

The RHS's first National Gardening Week on 16-22 April 2012 will feature a "Horticulture - A Career to be Proud of" day, headed by Alan Titchmarsh.

Talks and workshops by inspirational people who work in gardening will take place at the RHS London headquarters and at all four RHS gardens in Surrey, North Yorkshire, Essex and Devon.

The RHS will also launch a Campaign for School Gardening initiative at RHS Show Cardiff on 20-22 April.

The society said it hoped its plans would trigger schools, communities, gardeners, organisations and the trade to support the week. See www.rhs.org.uk/nationalgardeningweek.


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