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Sat, 11 Sept


Forum Lane

Grow Wild Lecture by Kew Garden’s Mark Dempsey

Kew Garden’s Grow Wild Mentor Mark Dempsey hosts a lively talk and divulges some of his best kept tips and anecdotes.

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Grow Wild Lecture by Kew Garden’s Mark Dempsey
Grow Wild Lecture by Kew Garden’s Mark Dempsey

Time & Location

11 Sept 2021, 12:00 – 15:00

Forum Lane, Forum Ln, Bowlish, Shepton Mallet BA4, UK

About the event

Mark Dempsey is Kew Garden’s expert in planning and managing wild gardening in large spaces, parks and trails. He is a national Advisor on re-wilding, pest and large scale weed control. If you want to learn how large scale re-wilding programmes translate into smaller private gardens this is the lecture for you. Mark will talk about a diverse range of experiences he has encountered during his 37 year career including:

Working with Kew Royal Botanic Gardens

The Hebble Trail

Native Versus Non Native 

The use of wildflowers within the community

Liverpool National Wildflower Centre

Sowood widow's and the Stainland poppy

Hawksclough and Hebden Bridge 

Sowerby Bridge Wildflower Collective

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