Celebrating Heritage Rhododendrons in Birmingham Gardens

Are you interested in gardening? Do you want to learn more about rhododendrons? Join us for three events which are taking place in three Birmingham gardens.

Celebrating Heritage Rhododendrons at Highbury
Friday, May 17, 2019 from 10:00 – 16:00
£55 per person
Refreshments and sandwich lunch included

The study day at Highbury (also known as Highbury Hall), will focus on Joseph Chamberlain’s rhododendron collection, planted between 1879 and 1914. The programme will consist of a series of lectures in the morning followed by a tour of the gardens in the afternoon.

Tour of the Birmingham Botanical Gardens
Saturday, May 18, 2019 from 10.30 – 12.00
Cost £4.50 per person
The tour of the Birmingham Botanical Gardens will be led by the senior horticulturalist, Wayne Williams and will include the rhododendron garden laid out in the 1840s in the American Garden designed by JC Loudon.

Tour of the gardens at Winterbourne House and Garden
Saturday, May 18, 2019 from 14.00 – 15.30
Cost £4.50
The tour of the spectacular Arts and Crafts garden at Winterbourne will be led by the head gardener, Steve Haines and will include the rhododendron garden laid out in 1975 to commemorate Birmingham University’s centenary.

For more information or to book tickets, click here.

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