Specialist Plant Fair at Wimborne’s Knoll Gardens, Sat 22 April

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Plant lovers can meet up with some nationally-renowned local growers, see the best of their spring range and get some top growing tips at Wimborne’s Knoll Gardens on Saturday 22 April. Hosted by the award-winning ornamental grasses specialist this is a specialist spring plant fair with a difference, featuring a selection of locally grown plants from nationally recognised nurseries. Full story: Read more

Wildlife spotting in Wimborne

Holly Blues at Knoll Gardens, credit Keith Powrie

Bugs, bees and all manner of wildlife are the focus of two special Knoll Gardens Foundation events at Wimborne’s Knoll Gardens. In the week of the nation’s Big Butterfly Count, dedicated lepidopterist Keith Powrie leads a walk around the gardens on Saturday 30 July to help identify the many butterflies to be found there. Full story: Read more

Sensational summer events at Knoll Gardens

Potter and garden sculptor Jonathan Garrett
As the weather warms up there is a host of outdoor activities to look forward to at Wimborne’s Knoll Gardens this summer. The season begins with a special day in celebration of National Volunteers Week. On 3 June anyone who volunteers in any capacity can visit the garden free-of-charge. All you have to do is show some proof of your volunteering status on arrival. Then, on 11 June there’s another free admission day, this time for local wildlife enthusiasts. Full story: Read more