KMIS In-Person & Zoom Lecture: Creating a Sanctuary with Ashley Edwards

Date: Monday 14 November 2022

Monday 14th November 2022 from 18.00 to 19.00 GMT Live Location: Lady Lisa Sainsbury Lecture Theatre, Jodrell Gate, Kew Gardens, Richmond TW9 3DS. Since graduating from RBG, Kew in 2014, Ashley’s profession has taken him to beautiful gardens across the world, including Longwood Gardens in the USA and the Anna Tasca Lanza Cooking School in Sicily. Before working at Horatio’s Garden, Ashley was Gardener in Charge at Strawberry Hill House, Twickenham. Working through the national lockdown, he witnessed first-hand the positive impact and necessity of public green space for the community. Ashley is also panellist for BBC Radio 4’s Gardener’s Question Time, Chair of the London Gardens Network, RHS Bursaries Committee Member and BALI Equity Ambassador. Ashley Edwards is a Head Gardener at Horatio’s Garden, a national charity which creates and nurtures beautiful, fully accessible gardens in NHS centres to support those affected by spinal injury. In his talk Ashely will describe how he tends the garden at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore, where he works to create a thriving community and support the therapeutic activities of the charity. For more information and to book your place, please click here.

 

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