Cambo Estate Gardens, 8th March, 1 pm- 4 pm
Listen to Fay McKenzie, head of horticulture, as she describes the way that Cambo enchants her visitors with an excellent selection of plants for winter interest that compliment the snowdrop and winter bulb collection.
RHS Garden Hyde Hall, 9th March, 11am - 1pm
If you’re unsure what you should be doing in the garden at this time of year, then let Hyde Hall’s experts guide you. This seasonal workshop covers staking, planting, lifting and dividing.
Cumbernauld YMCA, 9th March, 11am
The Cumbernauld YMCA are launching a Community Food Garden as part of their Scottish Government Climate Challenge Funded Project. They are looking for volunteers to help develop the garden into one that the entire community can use and love. Go along to see how you can get involved!
Merton Hall, Newcastle 9th March, 2:30 pm-4:30 pm
Mike Hughes, Head Gardener of Durham Botanic Garden, will be giving an inspiring talk on this hidden gem of a garden and encourage us all to visit to see the drifts of daffodils and Spring blossom in the months to come.
National Memorial Arboretum Alrewas, 10th March, 10am-4pm
The Plant Hunters' Fairs are now an established item on the calendar at The National Memorial Arboretum, so go along to buy some wonderful plants.
Kew Gardens 10th March, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm
Join Kew for a fun-filled session of stories from around the world, to explore big questions about biodiversity and the delicately balanced relationship between people and plants.
Inspired by some of the rarest and most threatened plants in the world, these stories will bring to life some of their most amazing collections and newly discovered science.
Larch Cottage Nurseries, 12th March, 10:30am-12:30pm
Designed for ambitious beginner and improving vegetable gardeners, this workshop focuses on what vegetables are best to grow in the frozen north.
Hillview Hardy Plants, 13th March, 10am-3:30pm
Sarah and Ingrid Millington will take the fear out of using a computer and show you just how useful and easy it is to use the computer as a tool to help you in your gardening.
RHS Garden Wisley, 9th-17th March, Normal Opening Hours
Join RHS Garden Wisley for a week-long science extravaganza showcasing the research of the RHS, along with hands-on activities, workshops and talks.
RHS Garden Wisley 9th-17th March, Various
This practical session provides a demonstration of planting techniques and guidance on suitable plants to choose for this type of project. Instruction will be delivered by expert RHS horticultural staff and will provide you with essential skills and valuable knowledge that you can take with you for future projects.
Various RHS Gardens 9th March-19th April
Slugs and snails have been the gardener’s enemy for centuries but this display seeks to persuade gardeners to think again about these fascinating creatures. Based on research by RHS Science and Collections, this small display looks at what slugs and snails bring to our gardens and the work we are doing to gain a better understanding of sustainable ways to control our slimy friends. It also includes an appeal to gardeners to help us with our research.