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Myddleton House and Gardens,
Myddleton House and Gardens


A green fingers' lecture series at Fulham Palace is in full swing. Between the 16th January and the 15th May there will be five discussions led by London's head gardeners.

Wednesday 16th January, 6pm

Discovering The Hidden Treasures of Myddelton House and Gardens

The beautiful eight acres of Myddelton House and Gardens was Edward Augustus Bowles, one of Britain's most famous self-taught gardeners. He lived there for almost ninety years and during that time, he transformed the garden with exotic plants and colours. A lecture on the house and gardens will be given by award winning horticulturalist, Andrew Turvey.

Wednesday 20th February, 6pm

Continuing to Make History in The Inner Temple

Three acres of rare and unusual trees can be found in the Inner Temple Gardens. Kew graduate, Andrea Brunsendorf, will give the lecture.

Wednesday 20th March, 6pm

Osterley Park and House

Designed by architect, Robert Adam, in the 18th century, Osterley mansion is surrounded by park and farmland. A lecture by Andy Eddy will be given about designing, planting, and maintaining Osterley Park.

Wednesday 17th April, 6pm

The Woodland Garden at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Encompassing 121 hectares of land, Kew Gardens is responsible for looking after the world's largest collection of plants. Speaker, Katie price will provide a lecture.

Wednesday 15th May, 6pm

Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace, the home of the Royal family since 1837. Over 50 thousand guests visit each year, and it holds host to banquets, lunches, dinners, receptions and the Royal Garden Parties. For the final lecture in the series, Mark Lane will talk about The Garden at Buckingham Palace.


Tickets are £8 for each lecture and can be booked by calling The Lyric Hammersmith on 020 8741 6850. The lectures take place in the Carriage Room at the Jessie Mylne Education Centre.
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Why? Of interest to gardeners
When: 16th Jan - 15th May
Phone: 020 8741 6850
Where: Fulham Palace
Cost: £8
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