Orkney Garden Festival, Various Locations Orkney
Orkney Garden Festival 4th - 14th July 2019
28 open gardens over two weekends including Gardeners World Britain's best challenging garden 2016 and voted top 10 best coastal gardens in the U.K.
BBC 2 Beechgrove grove garden presenters Carole Baxter and Lesley Watson along with Chelsea judge Dougal Philip join the festival for illustrated talks and garden hosting over the first weekend.
Ken Cox 'Mr Rhodendron' plant hunter and author will give talks during the first week. Dry stone walling demonstrations and workshops and talks by the author Jackie Bennett of island garden fame join in the fun during the second week...see Facebook Orkney Garden Festival for more details.
All funds raised go to FRIENDS OF THE NEURO WARD ARI and PERRENIAL.