Woburn Abbey Garden Show celebrates 10th Anniversary

Woburn Abbey and Gardens, Woburn, Bedfordshire, MK17 9WA

  • Sat, 22 June 2019 - Sun, 23 June 2019
  • 10am - 5pm
  • £16.25
  • Save to calendar 2019-06-22 00:00:00 2019-06-23 00:00:00 Europe/London Woburn Abbey Garden Show celebrates 10th Anniversary This year’s Woburn Abbey Garden Show will be a very special occasion, as 2019 marks its 10th Anniversary. This quintessentially English Garden Show has become a must-attend for gardeners across the UK and is a widely anticipated highlight of the UK’s horticultural calendar. The award-winning Abbey Gardens will be in their full glory on Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd June when visitors will enjoy a wonderful day out with rare access to the Private Gardens of the Duke and Duchess of Bedford... Woburn Abbey and Gardens, Woburn, Bedfordshire, MK17 9WA Raheela
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This year’s Woburn Abbey Garden Show will be a very special occasion, as 2019 marks its 10th Anniversary. This quintessentially English Garden Show has become a must-attend for gardeners across the UK and is a widely anticipated highlight of the UK’s horticultural calendar.

The award-winning Abbey Gardens will be in their full glory on Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd June when visitors will enjoy a wonderful day out with rare access to the Private Gardens of the Duke and Duchess of Bedford (not normally open to the public).

Woburn’s iconic Demonstration and Talks Theatre sees a return of the ever popular Adam Frost and Pippa Greenwood, who will be joined by Woburn’s Estates Gardens Manager Martin Towsey. There will also be an Artisan Food Hall and Luxury Hortus Gift Emporium. The show will provide unparalleled access to award-winning nurseries and exhibitors that have been handpicked by Woburn.

The impressive line-up of judges includes:

· James Alexander-Sinclair, MSDG: designer, writer and member of the RHS Council

· Adam Frost, garden designer, author and TV presenter

· Pippa Greenwood, radio and TV presenter, author and panellist on Radio 4’s Gardeners’ Question Time

· The Duchess of Bedford, herself a keen gardener

· Sarah Cosgrove, Assistant Editor of the well-respected Horticulture Week magazine

Other Show Highlights include:

· ‘Garden Shed Talks and Demos’ provides guests with a vibrant timetable of sessions that includes everything from GYO to gardening for health

· Following the uncertainty around Brexit and the expected rise in food prices, expert allotmenteers and Pippa Greenwood will offer advice and tips on getting more from your plot

· A Gardeners’ panel featuring Adam, Pippa and Martin, where visitors can ask questions about their own garden and receive expert advice.

· Beekeeping demonstrations, virtual hive and plants for pollinators

· Edible flower demos – preserving flowers for cake decoration – pop-up have a go

· GYO: Become an allotmenteer/Get more from your plot/Tried hydroponics?/New varieties to try

· Gardening for mental and physical health

· Wildlife in the garden, The Chicken Coop and the return of Petpiggies

· Free garden tours with RHS qualified gardeners


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