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Alan Power talks on the wonders of Stourhead’s gardens

Alan Power, the highly acclaimed head gardener and estate manager of the National Trust’s picturesque landscape garden at Stourhead, will talk about his life and work in January when he visits the gardening club at Enmore in January.

He is well known for his expertise and love of the world famous Wiltshire landscape garden that was designed in the 18th century and attracts thousands of visitors; he is passionate about historic gardens and their heritage. Alan is also becoming well known as a radio and TV broadcaster and was a regular presenter this year on BBC’s Gardeners’ World.

The evening, organised by the Enmore and District Gardening Club at the Enmore Memorial Hall, is on Tuesday 31st January, starting at 7.30pm. Visitors are very welcome and entrance is £3 on the door which includes coffee and biscuits. The hall is near Enmore Golf Club. Booking is advisable for the talk, and for further information contact Sally Tottle on 01278 671654.

In April Alan Power will be presenting a new four part series on BBC 4, British Gardens in Time, with other expert contributions from garden designer Chris Beardshaw and historian Andrea Wulf.

Post date: Wed, 14/12/2016 - 11:45
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