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Snowdrop week

February 17 @ 11:00 am - February 24 @ 4:00 pm

Easton Walled Gardens hosts its renowned Snowdrop Week:
17th – 25th February 2018, open daily, 11am – 4pm

Visitors can also enjoy rare snowdrops and information and advice from horticultural expert and galanthophile, Jackie Murray, who will explain how to grow and divide snowdrops, as well as giving her tips on naturalising your own collection.

Guided tours will be available to book in advance with garden owner, Ursula Cholmeley and senior gardener, Ollie Ryan-Moore. The tours will take place before the gardens open to the general public giving visitors and exclusive, behind the scenes look at the snowdrops.

“Snowdrop Week is a magical time of year and it signifies the approach of spring and the beginning of our open season. We love to welcome visitors to the gardens to view our extensive display of snowdrops, aconites, hellebores and many other early spring flowers.” commented Ursula Cholmeley, Garden Owner at Easton Walled Gardens.

Normal garden admission applies. Free admission for Friends of Easton Walled Gardens.

Easton Walled Gardens presents the Botanical Art Exhibition featuring three established and talented local artists.

The exhibition will host the work of Norma Gregory, Dawn Wright and Sue Vize; all artists each with their own unique style of expressing the art of botanical drawing and painting. The Art Exhibition runs from Saturday 17th February until Sunday 11th March.

Ursula Cholmeley has restored this ancient 12-acre garden from a wilderness into one of the UK’s leading garden attractions. The gardens include meadows, roses, sweet peas, spring bulbs and shrubs, cutflower and vegetable gardens. The emphasis is firmly on horticulture although the cakes are pretty good too! Highly commended in the ‘Hidden Gem’ category of the Hudsons Heritage Awards, 2017. The gardens feature regularly in the national press as an excellent example of horticultural innovation, a visit to Easton Walled Gardens will exceed expectations.

Snowdrop week at Easton Walled Gardens in 2017

Snowdrop week at Easton Walled Gardens in 2017

Snowdrop week at Easton Walled Gardens in 2017

Snowdrop week at Easton Walled Gardens in 2017

Snowdrop week at Easton Walled Gardens in 2017

Snowdrop week at Easton Walled Gardens in 2017

Snowdrop week at Easton Walled Gardens in 2017

Snowdrop week at Easton Walled Gardens in 2017


Details

Start:
February 17 @ 11:00 am
End:
February 24 @ 4:00 pm
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Venue

Easton Walled Gardens
Easton
Near Grantham,
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Phone:
01476 530063
Website:
www.eastonwalledgardens.co.uk