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London – Topiary Workshop



Chiswick House is among the most glorious examples of 18th-century British architecture The 3rd Earl of Burlington, who designed this noble Roman-style Palladian villa, drew inspiration from his Grand Tours of Italy. The Gardens – birthplace of the English Landscape Movement – are open following a major restoration which has revealed the original vistas and repaired the statues and garden buildings.

Programme for the day

1. The right tools for the job

2. Sharp and clean equipment

3. What plants can be shaped

4. How, why and when to shape

5. Looking at and assessing plants

6. Getting stuck in! This would be working on renovating overgrown Viburnum tinus and other shrubs shaping them to show off the surrounding plants and create views.

The cost for this specialist workshop is £75 per WFGA member, £85 non WFGA member.


Event Details

Date: June 27, 2024

Start time: 10:00

End time: 15:00

Venue: Chiswick House and Gardens