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Christine Walkden – Choosing plants that insects, animals and birds will love

Product code: EVT01876

Tuesday 9th April 2019

Enjoy an inspirational talk from Christine Walkden, writer, broadcaster and Gardeners’ Question Time regular, followed by a delicious champagne afternoon tea and guided tour of the gardens at Highgrove.

Plants for Wildlife in your Garden

With over 40 years’ experience, plantswoman, horticulturalist and BBC One’s The One Show’s resident gardener, Christine Walkden, will look at suitable plants to attract a wide range of insects, animals and birds to your garden all year round.

Dine and Explore

Following your talk with Christine Walkden you’ll be led by one of HRH The Prince of Wales’s expert guides on a 75 minute garden tour, where you’ll learn about the history of the estate while taking in the key highlights of the gardens, including breathtaking displays of Spring bulbs.

After your tour, you’ll enjoy a glass of Highgrove Champagne and be seated in the beautiful setting of the Orchard Restaurant for afternoon tea freshly prepared by Highgrove’s resident chefs.


  • 1:45pm Guests arrive, coffee is served
  • 2:00pm Talk by Christine Walkden
  • 3:00pm Garden tours (75 minutes)
  • 4:15pm Seated for afternoon tea with champagne
  • 5:00pm Afternoon tea guests depart

Experience a special season in HRH’s gardens

Visit the Highgrove Estate shop

Celebrate a truly glorious time of the year

About Christine Walkden

Christine has been a horticulturist since the age of ten when she first obtained an allotment and started growing vegetables and flowers, which she sold to her school teachers and local residents. A past presenter on Gardeners’ World and the current resident gardener on BBC One’s The One Show, Christine is also a member of the BBC presenters' team which covers the RHS Chelsea and Hampton Court Flower Shows and a regular panellist on Radio 4’s Gardeners Question Time. As an author Christine has written a number of books including ‘A Year In Christine’s Garden – The Secret Diary of a Garden Lover’.



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