Sarah Meeson is an amazing florist, and runs Vintage Essence based in Barnard Castle. Great news is that she is coming to our Club to give us ideas for Spring Flowers, on 20th March. There will be lots of bouquets and arrangements to raffle at the end of the evening. …
Readers of The Garden can claim 20% discount on orders from Sarah Raven – valid until 30th April 2018. quote offer code GARSP18 – sarahraven.com, or 0345 092 0283
20th March, 7 pm, Town Hall. Joan Brown is from Elvet Flowers, Durham, a family floristry business based at Dragonville. They specialise in weddings and events across the north east, and Joan will be showing us examples of current Spring floristry. £100 of flowers will be raffled at the end …
Save 10% when you order David Austin’s fragrant, repeat-flowering English Roses by 28th February 2018, quoting code GW79. www.davidaustinroses.com
The programme returns on 9th March, BBC2.
If you have ordered the magazine, Pat will have your Spring edition for collection at the February meeting.
RHS members can save 10% on flower and vegetable seeds from Mr Fothergill, plus free p and p. Offer ends 31 Jan., using code F18RHS. www.mr-fothergills.co.uk/F18RHS
See Adam Frost, Nick Baily, Bunny Guinness, Jekka McVicar and Highgrove Head Gardener at Highgrove’s 2018 festival, from 20-24 March.
Create a border at BBC Gardeners’ World Live – entries now being invited for The Beautiful Borders competition. www.bbcgardenersworldlive.com/border for more info and an application form – entries close 16 February.
Paradise Gardens, a new series with Monty Don, BBC2, Fridays 9pm. BBC2 in Bloom – a new series will follow this year’s Britain in Bloom as it celebrates its 50th anniversary. Chris Bavin will present 30 minute daytime shows over 15 days – Spring schedule.