Saturday 22nd March saw James Wong and Chris Collins attend the Gardening Day at Frosts Garden Centre in Woburn Sands.
James Wong, famous garden designer and presenter, hosted talks that attracted fans from across the County. Both morning and afternoon talks were at capacity as James shared his gardening knowledge and advice with visitors, as well as answering many questions during the two question and answer sessions. James also signed copies of his latest book; ‘James Wong’s Homegrown Revolution’, for those that purchased a copy on the day.
Blue Peter Gardener, Chris Collins, hosted workshops for children which were non-stop throughout the day. Children were excited to get involved with the activity; planting their very own sunflower seed which they got to take home to grow.
As well as James Wong and Chris Collins, there were more than 35 suppliers in attendance to offer customers additional gardening advice.
Scouts and Brownies were on hand all day helping customers with their shopping. Whilst the Brownies provided a bag packing service, the Scouts carried customers’ shopping to their car, raising an impressive £322.
To make the event extra special, there was also a brass band performing throughout the day. The Frosts Gardening Day was completely free with the majority of tickets having been booked up prior to Saturday.
James Frost, Managing Director at Frosts Garden Centres, said: “It’s been a privilege to welcome two such successful gardeners to our Centre in Woburn Sands and we’re really pleased the event was so popular. People are always seeking advice on how to make the best of their garden and although our expert staff are always on hand to answer any questions, it’s great to have a day dedicated to helping aspiring gardeners get a greater understanding of the world of horticulture.”