Jinny Blom, 'Gardening for the Future'

£95.00
Product code: EVT01465

Thursday 22nd March 2018  - 1:45pm

Enjoy a talk from multi-award winning garden designer, Jinny Blom, along with a delicious champagne afternoon tea and guided tour of the gardens at Highgrove.

Gardening for the Future

Much-loved garden designer Jinny Blom will be explaining the key principles behind her distinctive garden designs. In this thought-provoking and highly engaging talk, Jinny will be sharing her unique approach to conservation and working with local people, and, as she describes it, ‘stealth ecology’.

For Jinny, garden design provides the opportunity to engage with and understand one’s landscape, to secure habitats and food sources for local wildlife, and to support local crafts men and women, from ironmongers to flint wallers.

 

Dine and Explore

Following your talk with Jinny Blom you’ll be led by one of HRH The Prince of Wales’s expert garden 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 the estate’s resident chefs.

Programme:

1:45pm Guests arrive, coffee served
2:00pm Talk by Jinny Blom 
3:00pm Garden tours (75 mins)
4:15pm Seated for afternoon tea with champagne
5:00pm Afternoon tea guests depart

About Jinny Blom

Since establishing her practice in 2000, Jinny Blom has designed over 250 gardens for a variety of public and private clients across the UK, Europe, Africa, Middle East and the USA.

Jinny’s varied portfolio includes formal landscapes, conservation on a significant scale, as well as private, intimate gardens. In 2002 HRH the Prince of Wales chose Jinny to help co-design his Healing Garden for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. She then went on to design two further Chelsea show gardens for Laurent-Perrier in 2006 and 2007, winning two RHS Gold Medals.

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