RHS Wisley never fails to have a fantastic line up of events, lectures and displays, and August 2015 is no exception.

For those wanting to enhance their gardening knowledge…

collecting-seeds940x627Harvesting and collecting seed
27 August – 10.30am–12.30pm

Harvesting and collecting seed from your garden plants is a cheap and satisfying way of increasing your stock of plants. This course covers the best techniques and timings for gathering ripened seed, as well as looking at when and how to sow it. The course will also include behind the scenes tours of the seed department and propagation department at Wisley. RHS Members £28, Non-members £41.

RHS Garden Wisley, Wisley Lane, WOKING, Surrey, GU23 6QB. Call 020 31765830 to book a place. Location – Hillside Events Centre, GU23 6QB

For those wanting to enjoy a beautiful display…

fuchsia1Fuchsia display in the Glasshouse 23 June–24 August

Don’t miss out on the Wisley glasshouse fuchia display, which will end on August 24th. It’s a colourful and exciting display of the Wisley fuchsia collection featuring a variety of sizes and colours. There will be demonstrations of basket grown and large standards of this household favourite.

RHS Garden Wisley, Wisley Lane, WOKING, Surrey, GU23 6QB.

For those wanting to taste the best of the season’s fruit and veg…

bountiful-summer-vegetable-harvestFlavoursome Fridays
3 July–4 September (inclusive)

Every Friday, between 1pm and 3pm, try a selection of seasonal fruit and vegetables. Also take the opportunity to pick up tips on cultivation from the RHS Fruit and Vegetable team.

RHS Garden Wisley, Wisley Lane, WOKING, Surrey, GU23 6QB.

Opening times – RHS Wisley is open every day except Christmas Day.

Monday – Friday 10am – 6pm
Saturday – Sunday & Bank Holidays 9am – 6pm: Last entry one hour before closing. The Glasshouse at Wisley: 10am – 5.15pm (last entry 15 minutes before closing). Glasshouse closures: On Thursday 27 August, the Temperate and Arid sections will be closed for the RHS School of Horticulture Graduation Ceremony.

Adults: £13.20, Children 5 – 16: £6.60. More information on family and group prices can be seen at the ‘plan your visit’ link below.

For more information on visiting see: https://www.rhs.org.uk/gardens/wisley/plan-your-visit

For further information on events at RHS Wisley, see the link below: