‘Magnificent magnolias: every garden should have one’ talk & tour with Jim Gardiner

‘Magnificent magnolias: every garden should have one’ talk & tour with Jim Gardiner

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 22-March-2018
10:30 am - 1:30 pm

Location
Borde Hill Garden


Enjoy a magnolia talk given by RHS Vice President and leading horticulturalist Jim Gardiner.

Drawing on his remarkable experience of working for the RHS and his passion for magnolias, Jim will advise on the best varieties to grow, whilst giving tips on planting and caring for them.

Following the talk, enjoy a private tour of the Garden during which Jim will unveil a new ‘Gardiner Grove’ planted with specimen magnolias and birches to mark the 125th anniversary of the purchase of Borde Hill by Colonel Stephenson R Clarke in 1893.

Ticket price includes refreshments on arrival, served inside the Elizabethan House.

Tickets: £20.80 (RHS Members/Friends of Borde Hill) £26.00 non-member

Borde Hill boasts one of the finest collections of magnolias in England, with many listed as ‘Champion’ trees.  It is a renowned collection with over 100 trees and 25 species planted throughout the Garden and Woodland.  Many are the original plants collected by the Great Plant Hunters of the early 1900s and planted over 80 years ago by the Garden’s founder Colonel Stephenson R Clarke.