Please check start times as they vary. Click the event to see full details:

March 2017

Sat 18 National Memorial Arboretum 10am-4pm

Sun 19 Dearnford Lake 10am-4pm

Sat 25 Carsington Water 10am-4pm

Sun 26 Ness Botanic Gardens 10am-4pm

April 2017

Sat 1 Battlefield 1403 9:30am-4pm

Sun 2 Bramall Hall 11am-4pm

Sat 8 Hoghton Tower 10am-4pm NEW VENUE

Sun 9 Middleton Hall 10am-4pm

Fri 14 Whittington Castle 10am-4pm

Sat 15 Bodenham Arboretum 10am-4pm

Sun/Mon 16 & 17 Dorothy Clive Garden 10am-5pm

Sat 22 Sugnall Walled Garden 10am-4pm

Sun 23 Consall Gardens 10am-5pm

Sat 29 Norton Priory 10am-4pm NEW DAY

Sun 30 / Mon 1 May Weston Park 10am-5pm

May 2017

Sun 30 Apr / Mon 1 Weston Park 10am-5pm

Sat 6 Donington Le Heath Manor 10am-4pm

Sun 7 Adlington Hall 10am-4pm

Sat 13 National Memorial Arboretum 10am-4pm

Sun 14 British Ironwork Centre 10am-5pm

Sun 21 Cholmondeley Castle 10am-5pm

Sun 28 Pottertons Alpine Garden 10am-4pm

Mon 29 Carsington Water 10am-4pm

June 2017

Sat/Sun 3 & 4 Hodnet Hall 10am-5pm

Sun 11 Arley Arboretum 10am-5pm

Sat 24 Bosworth Battlefield 10am-4pm NEW VENUE

Sun 25 Sugnall Walled Garden 10am-4pm

July 2017

Sat/Sun 1 & 2 Henbury Hall 10am-5pm NEW DATE

Sat. 8 Battlefield 1403 9:30am-4pm

Sun 9 Abbeywood Gardens 10am-5pm NEW DATE

Sun 23 Middleton Hall 10am-4pm EXTRA DATE

Sat 29 National Memorial Arboretum 10am-4pm

Sun 30 British Ironwork Centre 10am-5pm

August 2017

Sun 6 Donington Le Heath Manor 10am-4pm

Sat 12 Carsington Water 10am-4pm

Sun 13 Southwell Minster Gardens 11am-4pm NEW DATE

Sun/Mon 27/28 Dorothy Clive Garden 10am-5pm

September 2017

Sat 2 Bodenham Arboretum 10am-4pm

Sun 3 Ness Botanic Gardens 10am-4pm

Sun 10 Weston Park 10am-4pm

Sun 17 Henbury Hall 10am-5pm EXTRA DATE

Sun 24 Abbeywood Gardens 10am-5pm EXTRA DATE

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Henbury Hall hidden garden with flowers in white and silver

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Spring 2016

Cover Story: Heavenly Henbury Hall – our new Cheshire venue is a plant lovers’ paradise.

Sean Barton, Head Gardener at Henbury Hall on plants with winter scent.

John Budworth, Head Gardener and National Collection Holder at Norton Priory shares his passion for Quince.

Jo Walker from Middleton Hall in Staffordshire on the hall’s association with an historic rose.

Barry Grain, Head Gardener at Cholmondeley Castle digs deep into the delights of spring bulbs.

Zdenek Valkoun, Gardener at The Dorothy Clive Garden on the spring highlights to be discovered in the garden.

Jenny Harris on the giants of Arley Arboretum.

Jane Allison on the joys of her late summer garden.

Diane Snow of Forestart gives us a tour of their tree and wildflower seed production in Shropshire.

Pam Davenport on being head keeper of the chilli zoo.

Joy Uings on rediscovering the people and plants of a historic Cheshire family nursery.

Martin Blow is bursting with anticipation with the beauty of buds.

Chris Eyke has aquilegias for all.

Zoltan Hamori has some exotic edibles to tempt you.

Linda Scott picks her favourite hardy Geraniums.

Tony Marden puts the spotlight on Podophyllum.

Ingrid Millington with the hottest Salvias.

Jacqueline Jones with her top tips for selecting grasses to grow in pots and containers.

Dr Wilson Wall picks out the best native orchids for gardens.

Suzanne Noble on the top wildflowers for butterflies.

Christine Ffoulkes Jones waxy lyrical about Plant Hunters’ Fairs.

Plus news about all of our plants including new venues at Southwell in Nottinghamshire, Battlefield 1403 in Shropshire both full of history.

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