Talks & Events at Whitehall Garden Centre


April


Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd April

'Vision' Conservatories, Orangeries & Bi-folding Doors Showroom Opening Weekend, Lacock

The brand new 'Vision' Showroom opens its doors from the 1st April with a spectacular range of conservatories, orangeries, bi-folding doors and glass products to add the wow factor to your home. 

Take a walk in and around the impressive display, and enjoy a free hog roast & refreshments too, so come and make a day of it at our centre in Lacock.


Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd April

‘Malvern Garden Buildings' Showsite Opening Weekend, Lacock

Come and see the largest Malvern showsite which boasts over 50 garden buildings designed and built to the highest standards and using only the finest quality materials. 

Featuring a stunning range of luxury Summerhouses, greenhouses, sheds, oak garages, Lychgates, garden rooms & offices, don’t miss the special launch-exclusive offers.


Sunday 2nd April

Weber Grill Squad (Lacock site only)

Come along and see a member of the Weber Grill Squad firing up the BBQ and cooking some amazing food for you to taste! If you would like to master Beer Can Chicken, smoked sausages or salmon, then pop along and watch this skilled chef in action.  The BBQ will be fired up at 10:30am and tasting will start around 12 noon.

During your visit why not browse our vast selection of Weber barbecues and accessories, just look for the red carpet!


THIS IS A FREE EVENT, NO BOOKING REQUIRED


Tuesdays:  4th, 11th, 18th & 25th April (4 Week Course)

Beekeeping Course

Lacock Garden Centre 5.30 - 7.30pm

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8th April until Saturday 15th April

Easter Egg Decorating Activity

This Easter come along to our Easter Egg decorating activity. All equipment is provided to help you get creative. Non-members £3.99 Members £5.99 Date: Saturday 8th April until Saturday 15th April Time: 10:30am until 4:00pm

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Wednesday 5th April – 2:00pm-3:00pm

Plant Talk  

Join Jo from our plant department for her help and advice on vegetable tips for your greenhouse and outdoors.  Another one of our always popular vegetable talks for the year, we will cover all of the traditional ones, as well as what is new and unusual. With helpful tips and hints to avoid blight, carrot root fly and powdery mildew, along with information on companion planting and organic growing.

Enjoy a complimentary hot drink in The Olive Tree restaurant after the talk.


May


Wednesday 3rd May – 2:00pm-3:00pm

Plant talk.

Join Jo from our plant department for her help and advice on container gardening.  We have plenty of new plants and ideas that will get your summer off to a flying start. We will be discussing bedding, herbaceous, Shrubs and some vegetable varieties that are suitable for containers.

Enjoy a complimentary hot drink in The Olive Tree restaurant after the talk.


Thursday 4th May

Botanical Painting Class (Lacock only)

An opportunity to come along and study Botanical Painting in a one day workshop with award winning artist Rosalind Robinson. Drawing, composition and colour mixing will all be explored with the aim of providing you with an enjoyable and rewarding day.

Drawing boards and botanical subject matter will be provided for use during the day. Please bring your own materials of which a basic material list will be provided following your booking.

Date: Thursday 4th May
Time: 10:00am until 4:00pm
Price: £65.00

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Friday 12th May

Malvern Spring Show 2017

£49.99 - Departs Lacock Garden Centre 7:45am

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Thursday 25th May

Chelsea Flower Show 2017

£99.99 - Departs Lacock Garden Centre 6:45am

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Tuesdays 30th May, 6th, 13th & 20th June (4 Week Course)

Beekeeping Course

Lacock Garden Centre 5.30 - 7.30pm

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June


Wednesday 7th June – 2:00pm-3:00pm

Plant talk.

Join Jo from our plant department for her help and advice on colouring your garden.  In this talk we would like to show you some of the great many plants that are available at this time of year, including some brand new varieties. We will cover herbaceous, shrubs, climbers, alpines etc. Along with some planting combinations and care information.

Enjoy a complimentary hot drink in The Olive Tree restaurant after the talk.


July


Thursday 6th July – 2:00pm-3:00pm

Plant talk.

Join Carol from our plant department for her help and advice on roses.  In this ever popular talk we will cover Roses and show you a selection of our range that we pride ourselves upon.  From Climbers, Hybrid Trees, Patio and Floribunda, many selected for their fragrance, along with some superb new varieties from Whartons and David Austin.

Enjoy a complimentary hot drink in The Olive Tree restaurant after the talk.


Friday 7th July

Hampton Court Flower Show 2017

£69.99 - Departs Lacock Garden Centre 6:45am

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August


Tuesdays 1st, 8th, 22nd & 29th August (4 Week Course)

Beekeeping Course

Lacock Garden Centre 5.30 - 7.30pm

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September


Wednesday 6th September – 2:00pm-3:00pm

Plant talk.

Join Jo from our plant department for her help and advice on containers and baskets.  This is our third container talk of the year. We will be looking at autumn/Winter colour and how to make your containers survive to give you a good colour from now until spring. Come and join Jo for help and advice about autumn containers that will impress your neighbours.

Enjoy a complimentary hot drink in The Olive Tree restaurant after the talk.


Saturday 23rd September

Malvern Autumn Show 2017

£49.99 - Departs Lacock Garden Centre 7:45am

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October


Wednesday 4th October – 2:00pm-3:00pm

Plant talk.

Join Jo from our plant department for her help and advice on plants of Autumn/Winter interest.  We will be looking at a variety of plants that will look good over the winter months; to include Acers, Cornus, Nandina, Sarcococca and Skimmia. As well as, lots of other plants with good winter colour.

Enjoy a complimentary hot drink in The Olive Tree restaurant after the talk.


November


Wednesday 8th November – 2:00pm-3:00pm

Plant talk.

Join Jo from our plant department for her help and advice on planting and pruning.  We will cover the broad topic of planting various plant groups and pruning, to include trees and soft fruit, as well as what not to prune at this time of year. Autumn/Winter is a great time to plant because plants are at rest during the lower temperatures and the water table is higher.

Enjoy a complimentary hot drink in The Olive Tree restaurant after the talk.


December