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Great Big Green Week Festival: Gardening for Climate Change

The lead gardener for Scotney's new sub-tropical garden explains how this experimental project has been developed in response to climate change. This free 'walk and talk' workshop is part of Scotney's Great Big Green Week Festival.

  • Booking essential
  • Free event (admission applies)

Discover the new sub-tropical garden and meet the garden who designed it. In an informal Q&A session, you'll learn why we are experimenting in this way, what plants to grow, and how to adapt your own garden to keep it blooming, whatever the weather.

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Event ticket prices

This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

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The basics

Booking details

Call 0344 249 1895 Book your car parking as well as your place on the tour in order to guarantee entry.

Meeting point

Meet at the Garden noticeboard on the garden side of Visitor Entrance.

What to bring and wear

Comfortable shoes for walking are recommended.

Accessibility

Steep inclines in the garden. Hard-surface paths suitable for wheelchairs and powered mobility vehicles. No WCs in garden.

Other

Well-behaved dogs on short lead are permitted.

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