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Getting to Know the Mint Family Course


Getting to Know the Mint Family Course (Lamiaceae)

All plants are related, some more closely than others. This guided tour of the gardens will uncover and explain the hidden relationships between many plants commonly found in our gardens and the wider landscape. We will be focusing on plants in the mint family (Lamiaceae), looking at their anatomy and identifying them in the gardens. 

Wednesday 24th July 2019

10am - 12.30pm

Please bring sensible footwear and gardening gloves.

Includes lunch in the tearoom.

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Members of the mint family include some surprising and interesting garden plants including Nepeta, Salvia, Lavender and Self Heal so the tour will cover a wide range of plants suitable for the wild garden, borders, containers and herb beds. 

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