Garden Design Series

6:15pm to 8:15pm Thursday 09 May 2019 (Monthly event)

Their four inspiring garden experts will share their knowledge, ideas and experience, covering a broad range of topics, including a fascinating look at what goes on behind the scenes when preparing exhibits for some of the world’s premier garden shows, and a thought-provoking exploration of the vital role of gardens, not just in their lives but also across the international landscape.

21 March
Mark Hovane will discuss Japanese culture and garden history, where his lecture will elucidate the depth and allure of Japanese gardens as invitations of stillness and tranquillity.

11 April
Andrew Laidlaw who is the landscape architect at the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria’s Melbourne Gardens and leading designer for Global Gardens of Peace, will draw upon his breadth of experience in his talk.

9 May
Jim Fogarty will discuss his award-winning designs at Australian and International Garden Shows, giving his behind-the-scenes insights into the work required to win 16 gold medals.

13 June
Hugh Main, garden designer and co-founder of Spirit Level, will share his vision to create, build and care for gardens that are in-touch with their natural settings.

Each evening includes drinks and canapes upon arrival. Purchase your tickets individually or as a series to save.

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