Making a Garden, a talk by Matthew Wilson

Event details

27th April 2010
RHS Garden Harlow Carr

About the event

Matthew Wilson will be talking about his new Channel Four TV series 'The Landscape Man' and new book 'Making a Garden' in the bookshop at RHS Garden Harlow Carr on Tuesday the 27th of April from 6pm. The 45 minute talk will be followed by an informal Q&A session and an opportunity to meet Matthew as he signs copy of his book. For the last 18 months Matthew Wilson has been filming a prime time Channel 4 series called Landscape Man (which airs from 22 April), following 6 intrepid couples as they go through the art, craft and graft of making a garden. To accompany the series Matthew has written a book, Making a Garden, that takes the principles of good design and applies them to the domestic garden. In the talk Matthew will show how applying a few simple design rules can transform a garden, making it more beautiful, more practical and easier to live with. He'll also give a behind the scenes glimpse of the stories in the TV series, and share his own experience of making gardens over almost two decades. Matthew was Curator and Head of Site at Harlow Carr from 2004 to 2008.