The Old Rectory, Tasburgh Visit
Saturday 21st September, 2pm-5pm
Church Hill, Tasburgh, Norwich NR15 1NB
A charming and different garden defined by its setting and topiary. The upper garden in front of the house looks east towards the Saxon round tower of St Mary’s Church and south over the lower garden and Tas valley. The lower garden contains an avenue of ten narrow yew pyramids. A simple parterre of nine squares of box
dominates the west garden. Teas.
By kind invitation of Mr John Mixer & Mr Nigel Handley
The Rise of the Head Gardener, Talk
Saturday 19th October, 2pm
Blake Studio, Norwich School, The Close, NR1 4DD
An illustrated talk by Stephen Smith on the role of professional horticulturists in the design and maintenance of great historic gardens. Teas.
Shakespeare’s Gardens, Talk
Saturday 23rd November, 2pm
Bawdeswell Village Hall, Reepham Road, NR20 4RU
An illustrated talk by Jackie Bennett. Was Shakespeare a gardener? This is the question author Jackie Bennett sets out to explore by visiting the gardens William Shakespeare knew as boy and man, in Stratford-upon-Avon and London. Teas.