Eccleston Village Open Gardens

On Sunday 7th June 2015 the residents of the picturesque village of Eccleston are opening their beautiful gardens for the public to view from 1pm-5pm in support of the BIRD charity and other local causes.

BIRD is a local charity that helps children and adults with brain injuries and learning disabilities to achieve their full potential.

Tickets available to buy from the Pumphouse in the centre of Eccleston on the day, £4 per adult, children free. Refreshments and fresh plants and produce will be available for purchase. The Parish Church of St. Mary the Virgin will also be open for public viewing.

This is a great opportunity to see a number of established cottage gardens in the charming village of Eccleston , one of the picturesque villages that are part of the Eaton Estate.

RHS Science Newsletter

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Susie Corr, Partner Gardens and Affiliated Societies: "Issue 22 includes details of this year’s Annual John MacLeod Lecture at the Lindley Hall, on the subject of horticulture, health and well-being. The lecture will be given jointly by Dr William Bird MBE, general practitioner and well-known author and speaker on the benefits of horticulture and the natural environment, and Dr Matilda van den Bosch, President Elect of the Swedish Society of Behavioural Medicine, who has also written and spoken widely on the subject.

Other items include updates on new diseases, “behind the scenes” tours of Wisley’s Laboratory, and RHS Science developments in the “Horticulture Matters” initiative. There is news of media training for RHS PhD students, interest from the commercial sector in RHS Science research, and a new “tree issues” course for arboreal professionals."