24 May 2018

Great day’s out from Mill Meadow in June…English Country Garden Festival 

Missing the Chelsea Flower Show?  Visit the Bishop’s Palace Garden Festival!

The Bishop’s Palace & Gardens in Wells has announced the return of its popular English Country Garden Festival in June. This will be the 4thconsecutive year that the event has taken place and the Festival will once again re-unite garden-lovers with garden specialists from around the country.

Designed to celebrate the Great British Garden, the stunning 14-acre grounds of the Palace will feature guided tours, live music, expert speakers, BBQ food, ‘have a go’ skills and crafts and over 40 stalls, including a fabulous range of nurseries selling unusual and popular plants.

The Festival will be opened on Friday 22ndby Jo Thompson, one of the UK’s leading Garden Designers, who has been the recipient of three Gold and five Silver Gilt medals at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. Jo will also give a talk about Garden Design at 11:30am.

This year, for the first time, the Royal Horticultural Society will be in attendance on Saturday 23rdJune and will be holding a “Gardener’s Question Time” designed to help keen horticulturalists and amateur garden enthusiasts to deal with some of the problems that they come up against throughout the gardening year.

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