Dobbies announce virtual events to elevate Edinburgh gardens this summer

Dobbies garden centre has announced two virtual expert events to help Edinburgh gardeners elevate their green spaces this summer, no matter the size or style of their garden.

Friday, 11th June 2021, 12:30 pm

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The latest in a series of popular virtual events, ‘Pollinators and Perennial Plants for Summer Colour’ and ‘Small Space Gardening’ will both be hosted by Dobbies’ horticultural director and gardening expert, Marcus Eyles.

In both events Marcus will provide tips, tricks and live demonstrations and attendees from Edinburgh are invited to submit their questions for Marcus too, to get expert answers to any horticultural dilemmas.

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Dobbies, the UK’s leading garden centre retailer, has announced two virtual Expert Events to help Edinburgh gardeners elevate their green spaces this summer, no matter the size or style of their garden.

‘Pollinators and Perennial Plants for Summer Colour’ will take place on Saturday June 19 at 10.30am, providing the perfect opportunity to learn more about the plants that can make a huge difference to your local environment.

Marcus will share the benefits of supporting wildlife and pollinators in your garden as well as advising on the top plants that support pollinators and provide a healthy habitat for them to thrive.

‘Small Space Gardening’ is a virtual event that’s packed with handy tips and tricks to make the most of your garden, taking place on Saturday July 10 at 10.30am. Marcus will share his expert advice on creating an oasis in a small garden and the best plants to grow in a limited space. Marcus will also advise on his top 10 edible plants to grow in smaller outdoor areas.

The sessions are free of charge and exclusively available to Edinburgh Dobbies Club members.

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