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Join Nick Bailey, Waddesdon’s guest speaker from BBC Gardeners’ World, in a live online talk to inspire your garden planning.

Packed full of easy-to-follow principles and techniques the talk will equip you to assess your current plantings, plan new or integrated plantings, grow a host of species from seed and establish even more bountiful borders this year!

Nick brings a wealth of experience as a leading plantsman and garden designer who has created and managed gardens on four continents. Former Head Gardener at London’s oldest botanic garden Chelsea Physic Garden, he won a Silver Gilt RHS Chelsea Flower Show in 2016, and now presents on BBC Gardeners’ World.

  • Learn how to compose a new 4-season planting, to suit your garden, from scratch
  • Understand how to integrate new planting schemes into your existing borders
  • Discover which plants to group together for successional display across the seasons
  • Learn how to grow the most dramatic plants from seed in a single season

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Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP18 0JH

01296 820414


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Waddesdon is open Wed-Sun, 10am-5pm (last admission 3pm). Advance booking essential.

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All visitors, including Art Fund members who have free admission, need to book an arrival time slot.

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