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Art & Craft of Summer Bedding Workshop

Sun 16 June 2019

2pm-5pm

Parterre
Adult £17.50 Normal grounds admission applies
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Learn how we create our summer bedding displays at Waddesdon, and create your own portable bedding display to take home with you.

Waddesdon is famous for its flamboyant and bold Victorian parterre bedding displays, three dimensional birds and tapestry-like carpet bedding. Although this was common in many of our gardens and parks, it is now seldom seen to the scale we undertake each year.

This practical, fact filled and hands on workshop will uncover how we go about creating and caring for these gardening delights. Ideal for adults with a keen interest in gardening.

Where to meet: 1.50pm at the North Fountain, you will then be directed to the Gazebo.

Important info:

  • Advance booking advised as numbers are limited
  • As this is an outdoor event, please wear clothing and footwear suitable for working and walking outdoors
  • The walk may include steep slopes and steps
  • This is a practical workshop, all equipment, bedding plants and containers will be supplied
  • You will create a portable bedding display to take home