Lecture – ‘Death in the Garden’ – Poisonous Plants, Michael Brown.
March 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm| £4 – £5
Michael Brown has an MA in Garden History and is an ex Head Gardener and College Lecturer in
horticulture, with a passionate interest in garden history and how gardens were created and
maintained. He has a particular interest in medieval gardens, designing that for The Prebendal Manor at Nassington in Northamptonshire,
where he still leads garden tours. He has also acted as a consultant for other historic gardens projects and is Conservation Officer for Northamptonshire Gardens Trust. He will talk on Poisonous plants, Myths, Magic, Passion and Murder. Be warned, many of these plants may well be growing in your garden!
Image: “Foliage and Flowers of a South African Tree, Beautiful but Poisonous”, Marianne North (1830–1890). Photo credit: The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.