New Course at Hidden Valley Gardens
Introduction to Ferns
Saturday, 23rd September 2017, 2pm - 5.30pm
£30 per person to include a Cream Tea
Cornwall is an ideal place for ferns with its mild and humid climate and we have such unique sunken lanes with shady banks where ferns love to grow. I have started collecting a wide variety of ferns here at Hidden Valley Gardens and would like to share my enthusiasm with you on this half day course. There will be a power point presentation with every aspect of fern life, habitats, propagation garden worthy ferns and the Victorian fern craze. This will be followed by a cream tea and stroll around the gardens here at Hidden Valley to see my fern collection and new ferns being grown from spores.
Please email me at email@example.com to book your place. I will then send a confirmation letter with details of payment options.
Tricia Howard, Hidden Valley Gardens, 01208 873225
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Appointed by Christopher Lloyd in 1993 as Head Gardener of Great Dixter, Fergus continues to keep the garden constantly changing throughout the season by trying out new plants and plant combinations. He believes in passing on his knowledge through national and international student and volunteer programmes at Dixter, and through the lectures he gives across the world every year. Fergus is keen on plant communities in the wild and especially plants that are native to Turkey. In 2008, he was awarded the RHS Associate of Honour and in 2015, the Veitch Memorial Medal for outstanding contribution to the practice of horticulture