Head to Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden, South Walsham Norfolk, for Friday morning garden-themed talks in January. Talks start at 11am, cost £3 and include tea/coffee and biscuits on arrival – no need to book.
Friday 11 January, Images of a Wildlife Pond – how a pond can attract an amazing variety of wildlife to a garden; Talk by David Boulton,
Friday 18 January, ‘Dad's Army’ at Fairhaven – how Fairhaven helped with the war effort, training and rehabilitation of soldiers. Talk by Don Edwards
Friday 25 January ‘Lord Fairhaven's Pleasure Garden' – how the 2nd Lord Fairhaven created his 'Pleasure Garden'; Talk by George Debbage, his former Head Gardener.
Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden is at South Walsham, nine miles east of Norwich, signposted off A47 at B1140 junction, tel. 01603 270449, www.fairhavengarden.co.uk.
The garden is open daily all year, 10am to 5pm (closed Christmas Day), tearoom, gift shop and plant sales. There is wheelchair access to the garden, including a Sensory Garden. Visitors requiring special facilities are advised to telephone in advance, mobility scooters available. Dogs are welcome on leads; small charge to cover poop scoop.