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Events and Garden Openings 2015

We have a range of events and open days that take place throughout the year. If you are interested in any of our talks or events, be sure to contact us to book your place as many of these are very popular.

Sunday 10 May

Garden open in aid of Red Cross 2-5pm

Wednesday 13 May

Back to Basics talk 10.30am
Matt will be explaining and simplifying some of the often overlooked or confusing technical terms, including tips for feeding, pest control, and growing your own fruit and veg. Tickets 10 to include tea, coffee on arrival.

Tuesday 9 June

Dan Wheals
Medical Herbalist will give an informative talk as to what to grow yourself. 10.30am This fascinating talk will cover what herbs to grow for healthy eating, simple home remedies and how a medical herbalist works. Tickets 10 to include tea/coffee on arrival

Saturday 20 June

Beneath the Green Trees
Colchester Chamber Choir will be singing. Garden entry from 5pm, concert starts 6.30pm It is a great honour to welcome the Colchester Chamber Choir under the directorship of Roderick Earle into our garden for this Summer Event. Tickets 15 to include garden tour at 5pm, cream teas and concert in the garden. Tickets must be pre booked sara@placeforplants.co.uk

Thursday 10 September

Autumn Harvest talk/demonstration 10.30am
Matt will be looking at some great ideas to crop and store your produce, there will be lots of homemade chutneys and relishes to try and a demonstration of a simple chutney recipe. Tickets 10 to include tea/coffee on arrival.

Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 October

Tree Weekend
Activities all day and garden tours timings to be advised nearer the time