Events

Throughout the year, our special events can keep your family informed and entertained.
Keen gardeners can get "inside information" from the best growers and specialists in the business, with talks and practical demonstrations. Look out for our seasonal shopping evenings, with live music, bargains and complimentary nibbles.
Children have their own gardening club, with fun things to make for ages 2 - 12.  Summer fun days have activities to suit all the family - not to forget Christmas!

Little Seedlings - Winter Wildlife

Stories and craft activities for the little ones, learning about the wildlife in your garden.

Suitable for 2-5 year olds.


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Feed the Birds with Kate Risely from the BTO

Expert Guest Speaker Kate Risely from the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO), will be giving a talk at Scotsdales Great Shelford on Thursday 26th January 2017.

Learn how regular feeding for wild birds over winter will help them survive and thrive, plus feeding and nesting advice for the spring.

Booking is required to guarantee your place.  Please call us on 01223 842777 or email enquires@scotsdales.com

We also politely ask if you can not make the event to please let us know as soon as possible to allow others to attend.

Many thanks


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Big Garden Birdwatch

Get involved in the Big Garden Birdwatch and help support the work of the rspb to ensure that birds and other wildlife are here for future generations to enjoy.

28th - 30th January 2017

Click Here to see just how easy it is to take part or ask for a leaflet at our Information Desk.


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'ABC Gardening' Talk with Sam Cochrane

Sam will share with you tried and tested tips on getting the best out of your garden this year, information which may not always seem clear to you in gardening publications.  Also invaluable advice on pruning, keeping plants healthy and performing, and there will be room for your questions too.  This talk will give ideas for both the keen gardener and those just starting out.

Booking is required to guarantee your place.  Please call us on 01223 842777 or email enquires@scotsdales.com

We also politely ask if you can not make the event to please let us know as soon as possible to allow others to attend.

Many thanks


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'A Plant for Every Situation' talk with Andy McIndoe

Talk including Cream Tea.  Tickets £7 per person.

Join us for a fascinating talk by Andy McIndoe, a gardener and designer with over 40 years experience and responsible for 25 Gold Medal winning exhibits in the Great Floral Pavillion at the prestigious RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

The talk is 2-3pm and includes a traditional cream tea in our Sunflower Café Scotsdales Great Shelford.

Booking is essential.  Tickets cost £7 per person

To purchase your tickets, please call us on 01223 842777, email enquires@scotsdales.com or purchase from the Customer Information desk (Great Shelford store)

We also politely ask if you can not make the event to please let us know as soon as possible to allow others to attend.

Many thanks


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