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October Lecture – Clive Nichols & Georgie Newbery

Rodmarton Manor Rodmarton Manor Rodmarton Cirencester Gloucestershire GL7 6PF

Buy Ticket via The Generous Gardeners website - £125

Note: This event is organised by The Generous Gardener and is not an EBTS UK event

Rodmarton Manor Lecture Days

Our Garden Lecture Days will be held in the historic Arts and Crafts Manor House at Rodmarton. Each day begins at 10.30am with coffee and tea before the first talk at 11.00am. A delicious two course lunch with wine and elderflower will then be served with time to explore the garden before the second lecture starts at 2.00pm. The days will end at around 3.30 to 4.00pm with tea and homemade cake.

Photographing Plants and Gardens

Clive Nichols

Clive Nichols has been photographing gardens for over 30 years. He has photographed many of the world’s best gardens including King Charles’s own private garden, Birkhall, in Scotland. His passion for the subject comes across in every image that he makes and he will take us through the inspirational gardens he knows and loves. His work has appeared in hundreds of books as well as in countless magazines, calendars and brochures. Clive regularly gives master classes in flower and garden photography for The Royal Horticultural Society and The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. He has published two books on how to photograph gardens and flowers in association with the Royal Horticultural Society and in 2022 was selected to deliver the headline speech to 17,000 members of the Garden Club of America via zoom. His latest book ‘Brilliant English Gardens’ was published by Clearview Books in October 2022


Cut Flower Patch Design

Georgie Newbery

Flower farmer and florist Georgie Newbery of Common Farm Flowers talks you through the essentials for designing a cut flower patch, from wind-breaks to layout so that you have season long interest and flowers to pick. With many years of experience Georgie is good at cutting through the umbellifers to be able to direct you to the essentials needed for growing bouquets and posies! With top tips for efficiency, time management and the best suppliers, Georgie will give you the structure within which you can grow gorgeous flowers for the house, for friends, for sale all season long.

Georgie is highly experienced florist and flower grower and runs successful workshops throughout the year from her Somerset farm.