On behalf of Beth Chatto OBE and the Beth Chatto Education Trust, we are delighted to inform you of a special gathering of gardeners, designers and plantspeople in honour of Beth’s 95th birthday and the 40th anniversary of her first book, The Dry Garden.

Join us at the University of Essex on 30-31 August 2018 as we hear from speakers from around the world who are re-imagining ecological gardening in both design and practice, and working to further advance and expand our plant palette. A private garden party will also be held at the Beth Chatto Gardens and Nursery for our dear friends and fellow gardeners. 

All proceeds from the Symposium will go to support the work of the Beth Chatto Education Trust. 



James Hitchmough

Dan Pearson

Marina Christopher

Olivier Filippi

Taylor Johnston

Peter Korn

Cassian Schmidt

Keith Wiley

Åsa Gregers-Warg

Andi Pettis

Peter Janke

Midori Shintani


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