10:00am Minterne House, Minterne Magna, Dorchester DT2 7AU
By kind permission of Henry Digby
11am Coffee to be served on arrival followed by a talk by Lord Digby on the History of the development of the Garden. Next, there will be a talk by Mark Bobin (Head Gardener) on current projects and direction of the garden & his recent Plant Hunting trip to the Himalayas.
12.30pm Sandwich Lunch
2.00pm Conducted walk round the garden with Lord Digby & Mark Bobin.
Tickets £25.00 including lunch
Lord Digby will trace the history of the valley and garden since 1768 and hi-lite some of the most recent projects undertaken.
Mark Bobin will talk about his experiences of the first 5 years as Head Gardener and his plans for the next 5 years. He will also talk briefly about his Plant Hunting trip to the Himalayas in November 2019.
Covid regulations will be followed and tickets are limited so please book early to avoid disappointment.