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Gardeners' Delight

10th May 2019 @ 6:06am – by Sandstone Ridge Festival
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Friday 17th May

  • 3.30 – 5pm – Cholmondeley Garden Tour, Cholmondeley Castle Gardens, SY14 8ET

After its great success last year, we have another chance to be guided around these beautiful gardens by Head Gardener, Barry Grain. Over the past six years he has focussed on the continuing evolution of the gardens , most recently with the creation of the 'Lavinia Walk' as well as new developments in the Rose, Temple and Folly gardens. Tickets: £7.50 to include tea and cake.

  • 6.30 -7.30 – 'What Makes a Great Gardener?' St Nicholas's Chapel, Cholmondeley Estate, SY14 8ET

Stephen Anderton, author of 'Lives of the Great Gardeners' attempts to answer this question. Stephen's books include 'Discovering Welsh gardens (2009) , Christopher Lloyd – His Life at Great Dixter (2010) and 'Lives of the Great Gardeners (2016). He writes a Saturday column in The Times and has twice been awarded the Garden Writer of the Year Award by the garden Writers' Guild. Tickets £10.00

Sunday 19th May

  • 2pm – 5.30pm. Tattenhall Hall

The 4 ½ acre garden surrounding Tattenhall Hall includes a wild flower meadow, a large pond and stream, walled garden, colour-themed borders and is open under the National Garden Scheme, which has been raising money for nursing and caring charities since 1927. in aid of the NGS charities, £5. pay at the gate.
Tea and cakes will be sold by Tattenhall Guides, and the profit from the teas will go to help their activities.

For more details, visit the festival website by CLICKING HERE. Alternatively pick up a leaflet and buy tickets from Tattenhall Post Office.

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