What's On in Dorset | February 2018

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Preparing for Spring with Neil Lucas

Knoll Gardens, Wimborne
Sat 17 Mar 2018 at 10:30am

£15.

10.30am – 12 noon

To cut or not to cut?
Led by Knoll’s owner, Neil Lucas, the UK’s leading authority on ornamental grasses, this practical mini-masterclass will not only answer the most–asked question at Knoll Gardens nursery but also help you ensure your own grasses are ready to produce the ‘wow factor’ this summer.

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Willow workshop - with Tracy Standish

Knoll Gardens, Wimborne
Sat 24 Mar 2018 at 10:30am

£30.

10.30am – 1pm

Learn simple willow weaving techniques as you create your own plant support to use in your garden this spring.

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Guided Walk – Local Landscapes

Knoll Gardens, Wimborne
Tue 24 Apr 2018 at 2:00pm

£5.

2pm onwards.

Discover more about east Dorset’s horticulture and wildlife as Knoll Gardens’ owner Neil Lucas teams up with the Dorset Wildlife Trust for this guided walk across Ferndown Common to Knoll Gardens pointing out the differences and many similarities to be found in the landscape.

Book online at: www.dorsetwildlifetrust.org.uk/events.html
or call DWT on: 01202 692033.

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Bat Walk with Jan Freeborn

Knoll Gardens, Wimborne
Thu 26 Apr 2018 at 7:45pm

Normal Garden admission charge which will be divided between the charities involved.

7.45pm onwards.

Enjoy a special evening stroll as you search for Knoll’s most elusive night-time visitors. Using the latest technology and years of experience, Jan will help you identify the bats you see and hear, and attract them down for a closer look.

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Music in the Garden with Gerauschherstel

Knoll Gardens, Wimborne
Sat 28 Apr 2018 at 2:00pm

Performing as part of Bournemouth Emerging Arts Fringe (BEAF) festival, Dorset-based musical ensemble, Gerauschhersteller use amplified pods, cacti and other plant materials to create this sound performance of John Cage’s Child of Tree, and Branches!

Listening to amplified sound through radio headphones, alongside other plant materials you’ll hear pods rattle and cacti needles plucked with toothpicks to create a new meditative experience in Knoll’s relaxing garden setting.

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Knoll Gardens Volunteer Recruitment Day

Knoll Gardens, Wimborne
Fri 4 May 2018 at 10:00am

Free!

10am – 2pm

The Knoll Gardens Foundation is a charity set up to promote sustainable, wildlife friendly gardening.

This special open day is your chance to find out about the charity and the volunteering opportunities it offers.

Further details at: www.knollgardensfoundation.org.

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