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10th Anniversary - An invitation to an Early Summer Shopping Exclusive  photo

10th Anniversary - An invitation to an Early Summer Shopping Exclusive

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Friday 6th June 2014 - The shop invite you to raise a glass and toast ten successful years at Petersham Nurseries with an early summer shopping evening.

Leave the bustle of London behind and enjoy a sparkling aperitif as you browse our beautiful and unique shop in peace as the sun sets over the nurseries.

Doors open at 6.00pm. We will close at 9.00pm.

This is a free event, there is no charge to come in and all are welcome, however by clicking ‘Book Now’ and registering your interest you will receive a complimentary glass of prosecco on arrival.
10th Anniversary - ‘OLD FASHIONED ROSES’ photo

10th Anniversary - ‘OLD FASHIONED ROSES’

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Friday 6th June 2014 - In celebration of our tenth birthday, our horticultural experts will be hosting their first ever evening gardening event: ‘An Introduction to the World of Roses’.

We invite you to join us from 6.00pm, to settle down on this early summer evening with a glass of wine, as the newest addition to our horticultural team and resident rose expert, Martin Ogden, guides a fascinating and informative talk, focusing on our love for old fashioned roses.

Martin has joined us from Syon Park Garden Centre, and brings with him a wealth of gardening knowledge and experience as a garden designer and plants man.

Together, we will journey through an exploration of the different types and varieties, the beautiful forms and wonderful fragrances of old roses, offer planting tips and tricks, including advice on how pruning is the key element to maintaining healthy plants. We will also be joined by our horticultural manager and expert florist, Thomas Broom, who will demonstrate how roses can be used beautifully in stunning scented floral arrangement.

There will be plenty of advice and planting ideas for gardens of all sizes, and questions welcome throughout! Following the event there will also be suggestions for further reading as we showcase our favourite rose books.

This is a free event, there is no charge to come in and all are welcome, however pre-booking is required. Therefore click ‘Book Now’ to register your interest, which will extend the opportunity to browse the nursery and shop exclusively and by private invitation only.
10th Anniversary – ‘BEES, BUTTERFLIES & FLOWERS - MAKE YOUR OWN SEED BALLS’ photo

10th Anniversary – ‘BEES, BUTTERFLIES & FLOWERS - MAKE YOUR OWN SEED BALLS’

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Saturday 7th June 2014 - Roll up your sleeves and get ready for a morning of making Seed Balls!

We love seed balls at Petersham Nurseries – they are approximately 1cm in diameter, making them super easy to scatter.... and start a garden anywhere, that is bursting with native wildflowers, buzzing bees and beautiful butterflies! Under a lamp post, in your mum’s window boxes, or at the bus stop!

We will be mixing wildflower seeds with clay and peat-free compost, rolled into a small ball. Ready for your to take home!

Children of all ages are welcome (though we do ask you are accompanied by an adult). Although this is a free event, pre-booking is required as we have a maximum number of places available.
10th ANNIVERSARY SATURDAY AFTERNOON GARDEN PARTY photo

10th ANNIVERSARY SATURDAY AFTERNOON GARDEN PARTY

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Saturday 7th June 2014 - We invite you to come gather on the lawn of Petersham House Garden as we are joined by some of the most loved characters from the Petersham Playhouse shows, with live music, flower garlands and picnicking throughout the afternoon, and much more besides.

We will also be hosting two competitions our birthday weekend, starting on Saturday with the ‘Best Rose Bouquet’ – 1st Prize: Lunch for two at Petersham Nurseries Cafe (second and third prizes available too!). Simply create your own beautiful bouquet, made from freshly cut stems from your own garden to enter! Competition will take place at 3.30pm.

Gate opens from 11.00am. There will be live music from 11.30am – 1.00pm and 2.00 – 3.30pm.

Refreshments will be available for purchase in the garden throughout the day.

This is a free event, there is no charge to come in and all are welcome, however pre-booking is required as we have a maximum number of places available. Only cash payments will be accepted for lawn refreshments.
10th ANNIVERSARY SUNDAY AFTERNOON GARDEN PARTY (SOLD OUT) photo

10th ANNIVERSARY SUNDAY AFTERNOON GARDEN PARTY (SOLD OUT)

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Sunday 8th June 2014 - We invite you to come gather on the lawn of Petersham House Garden as we are joined by some of the most loved characters from the Petersham Playhouse shows, with live music, flower garlands and picnicking throughout the afternoon, and much more besides.

We will also be hosting two competitions our birthday weekend, our Sunday competition ‘Best Edible Bouquet’ – 1st Prize: Lunch for two at Petersham Nurseries Café (second and third prizes available too!) Inspired by the kitchen garden, and growing your own edible posys, create your own beautiful bouquet of edible flowers to enter! Competition will take place at 3.30pm.

Gate opens from 11.00am. There will be live music from 11.30am – 1.00pm and 2.00 – 3.30pm.

Refreshments will be available for purchase in the garden throughout the day.

This is a free event, there is no charge to come in and all are welcome, however pre-booking is required as we have a maximum number of places available. Only cash payments will be accepted for lawn refreshments.
10th Anniversary - WILD SUMMER PLANTING (SOLD OUT) photo

10th Anniversary - WILD SUMMER PLANTING (SOLD OUT)

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Sunday 8th June 2014 - Our talented in-house florist, Thomas Broom – also one of our key stylists in inspiring and maintaining the beauty of Petersham Nurseries - will be sharing this creative flair, with a demonstration on wild summer planting.

Tom will take us step-by-step thorough creating your own stunning flowering containers, perfect for glorious displays throughout the summer months, as you see dotted around Petersham Nurseries.

This is a great event for small garden owners, or those of you who want to add a burst of radiant summer colour to their window-boxes, patios and balconies.

There will be a demonstration followed by tips and advice, and questions will be very welcome throughout from how to prolong your displays through flower selection, to deadheading and watering tips.

This is a free event, there is no charge to come in and all are welcome, however pre-booking is required as we have a maximum number of places available.
Petersham Nurseries 10th Anniversary Garden Party Tea Blend photo

Petersham Nurseries 10th Anniversary Garden Party Tea Blend

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Thursday 5th June 2014 - To celebrate our 10th Birthday we have teamed up with Canton Tea, supplier of the fabulous fine loose leaf tea in our Teahouse, to create our own delicious herbal tea.

This tea will be officially launched at a celebratory Tea Tasting event with Jennifer Wood, founder of Canton Tea who will be unveiling this beautiful blend and talking you through the subtle flavours. It is composed of fragrant herbs and flowers including rose, strawberry leaf, mint and marigold, naturally inspired by our floral surroundings and a British garden in summer.

This is a free event, there is no charge to come in and all are welcome, however pre-booking is required as we have a maximum number of places available.

Petersham Nurseries 10th Anniversary Gala Dinner photo

Petersham Nurseries 10th Anniversary Gala Dinner

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Saturday 7th June 2014 - Our 10th Anniversary celebrations culminate in Petersham Nurseries 10th Anniversary Summer Party.

Commencing with live music and theatre, drinks and canapés, the festivities will be followed by a three-course dinner at Petersham Nurseries Café, showcasing the Bogliones' favourite summer dishes paired with fine wines from the Petersham Cellar collection. Entertainment by Petersham Playhouse and dancing in the Petersham House ballroom will round up this evening spectacular.

We hope you can join us over the weekend to share in our family celebrations, and festivities to mark ten years at Petersham Nurseries.
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