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HRG Rose Day at Hinton Ampner

Saturday 15 October @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm

£15

John Wood, Head Gardener at Hinton Ampner, will meet you in the carpark. (Keep separate from NT payments.)

If you get stuck, John’s mobile is 07770 853 174.

10.30am: Introduction & coffee

  • A brief history of Hinton Ampner and how roses are used in the garden.
  • Rose evolution and rose anatomy.
  • Propagating your own roses: Cuttings vs budding and the effects on the final plant; seed-raising, variability, dormancy.
  • Planting and replanting where roses have been established.

12.30pm: Lunch.

Buy lunch in tea room or bring your own.

Afternoon:

  • How to take cuttings (practical outside session): participants take their own cuttings under supervision.
  • Tour of garden, looking at design and how roses have been used in various situations, and how we prune certain roses.
  • Q&A

4pm: Ends

Cost: £15 payable to HRG.

NB Space is limited to 15 persons max so please book as soon as possible by contacting Maeve Heneke on maheneke@hotmail.com

 

Details

Date:
Saturday 15 October
Time:
10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
£15
Event Categories:
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Organiser

Maeve Heneke
Email:
maheneke@hotmail.com

Venue

Hinton Ampner
Alresford SO24 0NH + Google Map
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