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Nick Hamilton ND Commercial Horticulture

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Author; writer: consumer magazines, local newspapers; sound broadcaster: local. Owner of Barnsdale Gardens in Rutland.


Based in: Oakham, Rutland, UK
Distance willing to travel: Any
Virtual talks available: Yes

Fees: Up to 30 miles from Barnsdale - £350 Over 30 miles from Barnsdale - £500 + 60 pence per mile

Talks: Barnsdale - the television years. Barnsdale after Geoff (1996-present day). The Right Genes - a fun talk based on Nick's new book. Perfect autumn perennials. Stunning autumn shrubs. Spectacular autumn trees. Essential trees and shrubs for a winter garden. Spring into spring – plants to give spring interest. Must have summer perennials. Essential summer flowering shrubs. Summer trees. Gardening in shade. Organic gardening. Drought tolerant plants. How to have vegetables all year round. Penstemon – varieties, growing techniques and aftercare. Composting techniques. Preparing your garden for winter. Hemerocallis – varieties, growing techniques and aftercare. What goes into a flower show? Wildlife – the good, the bad and the ugly. Vegetative plant propagation –softwood, semi-ripe, hardwood and root cuttings. Herbs in the garden. Bog gardens and associated plants. Trees for a small garden. Climbers for all aspects. Beautiful berries.


Barnsdale Gardens
The Avenue
Exton, Oakham
LE15 8AH
United Kingdom

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