Plant Centre, Garden & Cafe
Open Daily 10am - 5pm (dusk if earlier)
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Garden open 1st March - 30th September
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Plant Centre, Garden & Cafe
East Bergholt Place, Suffolk

Events & Garden Open Days

We run a number of garden events and charity open days and although they are not all mentioned below please do join up to our newsletter to receive latest information on our events.

Spring Open Weekend

Spring Open Weekend

Saturday 25th March 2017 - Sunday 26th March 2017

Our Spring Open Weekend is always an exciting time of year. We have plenty of activities taking place over the weekend including:

Free Garden Tour – 11am Saturday and Sunday.

Due to popular demand, Rupert will once again be leading a tour of the garden. This will be leaving the Plant Centre at 11am on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th March. Spaces are limited so please book in advance. Stout outdoor shoes are essential.

Talk: An Introduction to Herbs – 1pm Saturday and Sunday.

Dan Wheels, our local Herbalist, will be giving advice on growing and using herbs. Dan’s expertise are in understanding how to use herbs for medicinal and culinary purposes. Free to attend.

Tea and coffee will be available all weekend and we will be giving FREE TEA AND CAKE FOR MOTHERS on both Saturday and Sunday.

We very much hope to see you!


Open Garden

Open Garden

Sunday 9th April 2017

In aid of National Garden Scheme

2-5pm


Easter Trial

Easter Trial

Thursday 13th April 2017 - Friday 14th April 2017

*New for 2017*

Fun for the family, come and see what you can find in our Garden.

 


Open Garden

Open Garden

Sunday 23rd April 2017

In aid of Red Cross

Cream teas available

2 – 5pm


Talk: Where To Start Sorting Out Your Garden

Talk: Where To Start Sorting Out Your Garden

Tuesday 25th April 2017

Penelope Walker will give advice and techniques to simplify your gardening and garden layout. Penelope will cover simple design ideas and styles. An ideal start to the season, come and pick up some tips.

Tickets £15 (RHS Members £13) to include tea/coffee on arrival and entry into the garden.

 


Open Garden

Open Garden

Sunday 7th May 2017

In aid of National Garden Scheme

2-5pm


Talk: Climbers and Wall Shrubs

Tuesday 9th May 2017

Martin Gibbison will give a practical talk on planting, choosing and growing climbers and wall shrubs. There are some fantastic varieties and so many to choose from. Martin will give some tips and suggestions on where to grow not only Clematis but other climbers and wall shrubs.

Tickets £15 (RHS Members £13) to include tea/coffee on arrival and entry into the garden.


Talk: Roses – Choosing, planting and aftercare.

Talk: Roses – Choosing, planting and aftercare.

Tuesday 13th June 2017

Matthew Tanton Brown will give advice and tips on growing roses. Matthew will consider what to plant where, how to control diseases and the general care of roses.

Tickets £15 (RHS Members £13) to include tea/coffee on arrival and entry into the garden.


October Tree Weekend

October Tree Weekend

Saturday 7th October 2017 - Sunday 8th October 2017

Activities throughout the day and garden tours.

Timings to be advised nearer the time.


Open Garden

Open Garden

Sunday 8th October 2017

In aid of National Garden Scheme

1-5pm