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Jacqueline gives talks to garden clubs, WI's, horticultural societies and many flower clubs.

Fees 2024

£90 plus travel expenses 

£100 plus travel expenses over 35 miles

Jacqueline gives talks between March and mid October.


New talks for 2024

Shady characters and sunshine Susie's

A life in gardening

Propagation propagation propagation

Shrubs of distinction

Plants for the summer border

Grow, cut and arrange

A garden for all seasons

Pots for summer interest

Pots of Autumn interest


Spring into action

An illustrated talk choosing fresh early flowering plants for the garden and preparing for a glorious summer show.


Iddon Treasures

Illustrated talk on the wide variety of plants I love to grow and the design and development of my garden. Followed by gardener’s question time and a brief description of the plants I have for sale.


Arranging the Garden

A practical demonstration arranging flowers and plant material from my garden to create a snapshot of the season. Followed by an illustrated talk on plant associations of colour and texture that will perform well



Fabulous Foliage and Fantastic Flowers

An illustrated talk on the best foliage and flowering plants to give all year round colour and interest to your garden.


Location, Location, Location!

Which plant and where to put it. This talk focus’ on how to get the best from plants that look good together in the right situation.


Pots of interest

A demonstration of four creative designs to fill your containers the best plants to use and tips on growing healthy containers all year round.


A Sculptor in the Garden

(Thompson Dagnall) Jacqueline will give an illustrated talk on working around (Her husband) a sculptor in the garden.


Shades  of  Autumn

A practical demonstration including a garden arrangement in a pumpkin, autumn container planting, and advice on how to take cuttings, then a description of plants to extend the autumn season.


In the Shade

An illustrated talk on shade loving plants to fill those difficult areas of dry and damp shade with the emphasis on foliage colour and leaf texture.


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