The RHS wants you to get gardening during National Gardening Week

Monday 12 March 2012

As National Gardening Week (16–22 April) captures Britain’s imagination, look out for activities at RHS Garden Wisley which will inspire you make the most of your garden and will aim to broaden your gardening knowledge.

There will be a chance to quiz RHS advisors with any burning horticultural questions during the Gardening SOS Day, take a walk with our Curator to see an exclusive view of Wisley, or find out how to get into horticulture as a career during our dedicated careers day on Wednesday 18 April.

Surrey County Council will be on hand on Thursday 19 April, informing visitors on how get the most out of home composting. Weed displays, meet the gardening teams and ‘Ask the Gardeners’ Q&A sessions also form part of the National Gardening Week activities that are taking place at RHS Garden Wisley.

To find out what’s on when please go to and see how to get involved.



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