Full programme

Studio Home Panel: Ask An Expert


Venue & Duration

Terra Viva Workshop Marquee

45 minutes

Join Julia Atkinson-Dunn of Studio Home and her hand-picked local panel as they answer basic beginner gardening questions on topics including weeding, pest control, planting ideas, soil prep, identifying suitable areas for plants, watering, how to mix shrubs, perennials and annuals for a year-round garden.


Friday 12th March
Doreen Dryden from Loch Leven garden in Rotherham
Margaret Long from Frensham garden in Tai Tapu
Chris Smith from Southern Woods Nursery

Saturday 13th March
Penny Zino from Flaxmere Garden, Hawarden
Robyn Kilty of No.11 historic cottage and garden and Beverley Park Rose Garden.
Paula Kelly, head gardener at Pegasus Bay

Sunday 14th March
Chris Walsh of Treetech
Michael Coulter of the Canterbury Horticultural Society
Jill Simpson of Fishermans Bay Garden, Banks Peninsula