Bulbs at whichford

Date: 
Friday, 15 September 2017 - 10:00am to Saturday, 23 September 2017 - 5:00pm

Top Quality Spring Bulbs For Sale

For a fabulous spring garden, choose from over 100 different varities of top quality spring bulbs all direct from our favourite Dutch supplier, Rene.

Even more to choose from this year - all the old favourites plus lots of different and unusual varieties. 

* Tulips * Muscari * Fritillaria * Allium * Iris * Anemone * Hyacinth * Camassia * Crocus * Narcissi * Scilla * Chionodoxa

+ On Friday 15th and Saturday 16th specialist Dutch bulb grower, Rene Zijerveld, will be answering questions in the marquee. 
+ Gardening Q&A Corner every day 11am to 1pm
+ The Straw Kitchen serving delicious treats (closed 18th and 19th)

Inspiring Talks by Guest Speakers

We are delighted to host three exceptional speakers throughout our Bulb Bonanza Week.

+ Talk and Planting Demonstration by Tamsin Westhorpe on Friday 15th September at 11.30am - Click here for more details and to book tickets. 

+ Talk by Clive Nichols on Saturday 16th September at 11.30am - Click here for more details and to book tickets. 

+ Talk by Fergus Garrett on Saturday 23rd September at 11.30am - Click here for more details and to book tickets. 

Talk tickets are £12.50 - please book in advance. 

Date: 
Friday, 15 September 2017 - 11:30am

Tamsin is a world-renowned garden writer. Having been the editor of The English Garden, Tamsin now runs Stockton Bury Gardens in Herefordshire with her uncles. Tamsin is also an RHS judge. 

"How to Plan for you Best Ever Spring Garden"

Tamsin shares the practical tasks of autumn and winter that wil result in your best ever spring garden! The techniques will include a container bulb planting demonstration and she'll share th eplants that no spring garden should be without. 

Talk ticket £12.50 - Click Here To Book. 

Date: 
Saturday, 16 September 2017 - 9:30am to 1:30pm

Workshops are run in small groups with a limited number of attendees. You will learn throwing and hand-building techniques from one of our highly-skilled potters. We will then supervise the drying and firing of your items, which will take approximately six weeks.

Each workshop runs from 9:30 until 13:30 with a break for tea or coffee and homemade cake from The Straw Kitchen.

Cost includes tuition, materials, firing and refreshments.

£75 per person

Please be aware that we do not send out a physical ticket, instead your name will be added to our list. If you would like a physical ticket to give as a gift, they are available on demand.

Additionally we can provide a gift vouchers for workshops to allow the recipient to choose a date that suits them - please call us on 01608 684416 if you would like a workshop gift voucher. 

Date: 
Saturday, 16 September 2017 - 11:30am

Award-winning photographer Clive Nichols is one of teh finest garden and plant photgraphers. His photos are regularly featured in publications such as The Garden, The English Garden and Country Life. 

"Photographing Europe's Best Gardens"

Get a rare glimpse into some of Europe's best gardens through the eyes of Clive's lense. In this talk Clive will also share secrets of how to take the very best garden and plant photographs. 

Talk Ticket £12.50 - Click Here to Book. 

Date: 
Saturday, 23 September 2017 - 11:30am

Fergus worked alongside the late, great Christopher Lloyd for many years. He has continued Christopher's dynamic approach to gardening in one of the most iconic gardens in England. 

"Designing with Plants at Great Dixter"

Fergus's talk will focus on the Great Dixter way of combining plants using colour, shape, texture, repetition and balance. The aim is to bring the audience closer to designing their borders and associating plants with ease. 

Talk Tickets £12.50 - Click Here to Book. 

Date: 
Sunday, 8 October 2017 - 9:30am to 1:30pm

Workshops are run in small groups with a limited number of attendees. You will learn throwing and hand-building techniques from one of our highly-skilled potters. We will then supervise the drying and firing of your items, which will take approximately six weeks.

Each workshop runs from 9:30 until 13:30 with a break for tea or coffee and homemade cake from The Straw Kitchen.

Cost includes tuition, materials, firing and refreshments.

£75 per person

Please be aware that we do not send out a physical ticket, instead your name will be added to our list. If you would like a physical ticket to give as a gift, they are available on demand.

Additionally we can provide a gift vouchers for workshops to allow the recipient to choose a date that suits them - please call us on 01608 684416 if you would like a workshop gift voucher. 

Date: 
Saturday, 4 November 2017 - 9:30am to 1:30pm

Workshops are run in small groups with a limited number of attendees. You will learn throwing and hand-building techniques from one of our highly-skilled potters. We will then supervise the drying and firing of your items, which will take approximately six weeks.

Each workshop runs from 9:30 until 13:30 with a break for tea or coffee and homemade cake from The Straw Kitchen.

Cost includes tuition, materials, firing and refreshments.

£75 per person 

Please be aware that we do not send out a physical ticket, instead your name will be added to our list. If you would like a physical ticket to give as a gift, they are available on demand.

Additionally we can provide a gift vouchers for workshops to allow the recipient to choose a date that suits them - please call us on 01608 684416 if you would like a workshop gift voucher. 

Date: 
Sunday, 3 December 2017 - 9:30am

Workshops are run in small groups with a limited number of attendees. You will learn throwing and hand-building techniques from one of our highly-skilled potters. We will then supervise the drying and firing of your items, which will take approximately six weeks.

Each workshop runs from 9:30 until 13:30 with a break for tea or coffee and homemade cake from The Straw Kitchen.

Cost includes tuition, materials, firing and refreshments.

£75 per person

BOOK HERE

Please be aware that we do not send out a physical ticket, instead your name will be added to our list. If you would like a physical ticket to give as a gift, they are available on demand.

Additionally we can provide a gift vouchers for workshops to allow the recipient to choose a date that suits them - please call us on 01608 684416 if you would like a workshop gift voucher.