Book Signing with Julia Parker
2:00pm — 3:30pm
2:00pm — 3:30pm
Meet the author of The Little Grower's Cookbook, a game-changing book of simple and sustainable gardening activities, recipes and weekend fun for every season all bringing nature closer to home. Be inspired to help children aged between four to twelve years old learn to play and experiment with nature’s bounty. Julia is styling the Alitex Greenhouse stand at Chelsea Flower Show 2023 and is a regular on BBC Radio Sussex on The Dig It Show chatting fruit and veg with Joe Talbot. Her newly released podcast with Dan Cooper, Two Good Gardeners, is for everyone who wants to enjoy growing their own flowers, fruit and vegetables.
This event is part of a free programme of events. Garden Brighton supports the local community to build skills and inspire sustainable change. We are a space for local people to connect and enjoy nature. We welcome community groups to use the gardens and historic buildings for their events and workshops, as well as utilising our expert teams to learn more about the benefits of being in a green space.
Ben is an award winning 4th generation grower at Crosslands Flower Nursery which was established in 1936 in West Sussex and is one of the last flower nurseries in the UK producing cut flowers in a full colour range all year-round.
Next to being a fulltime grower, Ben is an avid campaigner for British Flowers and takes any opportunity he can to spread the word that British Flowers Rock!
Join us to celebrate our walled garden. With a series of talks, seminars, signings and workshops, we're encouraging people to connect with the great outdoors and celebrate gardens big and small.
As Plumpton College's centre of horticultural excellence, we want to raise awareness of routes into horticulture. Gardening Week will offer garden inspiration, knowledge and inspiration from top gardeners in the field.
We celebrate local growers practicing sustainable horticulture methods. Come along to our talks and learn more about the ways contemporary gardeners are becoming more sustainable. Our gardens are full of unusual and exotic species. At our Gardening Week, you can meet and learn with the people that care for them. From No Dig to the Art of Mossballs, our calendar is bursting with tools and tricks for a flourishing garden.
This event is part of our community outreach. Whilst most of our Gardening Week events are free to all, some will have a fee to cover the costs of materials. One Garden Brighton supports the local community to build skills and inspire sustainable change. We are a space for local people to connect and enjoy nature. We welcome community groups to use the gardens and historic buildings for their events and workshops, as well as utilising our expert teams to learn more about the benefits of being in a green space.
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