Talk: Woodland Edge Gardening

Friday 6 March 2020

This talk focuses on the selection and cultivation of woodland plants together with design ideas and historical interest. After the talk, you will have free access to the Swiss Garden to explore at your leisure.

The key topics include:

1. What woodland means to humans, spirit/history/food/medicine/construction.
2. How a natural woodland works, layer planting and succession.
3. ‘Edge Theory’
4. Using Native species and exotics/ornamentals.
5. Planning, design and planting with case studies.
6. Wet/dry/light /shade and woodland soils.
7. What wildlife to expect.
8. Mother Nature and natural sculpture.
9. Q and A.
10. Quiz and small woodland prize.


Event Timings
10:45: Attendees start to arrive at The Garden Room. Tea and coffee will be available.
11:00: Talk and demonstration begins.
13:00: Talk Finishes. Cake served in the Garden Room.
13:30: Event finishes.

Event Information
Light refreshments will be provided.
Please inform us of your special dietary requirements no later than 7 days before your visit.

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