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Knoll Gardens Knoll Gardens
Stapehill Road, Hampreston, Wimborne, Dorset
Wimborne
Dorset
BH21 7ND



Dates for your diary

Forthcoming event listings diary for Knoll Gardens in Wimborne:

Preparing for Spring with Neil Lucas

17 Mar 2018

To cut or not to cut Led by Knolls owner Neil Lucas the UKs leading authority on ornamental grasses this practical mini‐masterclass will not only answer the mostasked question at Knoll Gardens nursery but also help you ensure your own grasses are…

Willow Workshop with Tracy Standish

24 Mar 2018

Willow workshop ‐ plant climbers with Tracy StandishLearn simple willow weaving techniques as you create your own plant support to use in your garden this spring.Booking essential.…

Bugs and Buds

31 Mar 2018

Organised by the gardens charity the Knoll Gardens Foundation Bugs and Buds is a Saturday morning monthly toddler club. Created to inspire a love of nature from a young age the club encourages interaction with the gardens many wildlife inhabitants as…

Guided Walk - Local Landscapes

24 Apr 2018

Discover more about east Dorsets horticulture and wildlife as Knoll Gardens owner Neil Lucas teams up with the Dorset Wildlife Trust for this guided walk across Ferndown Common to Knoll Gardens pointing out the differences and many similarities to be found in…

Bat Walk with Jan Freeborn

26 Apr 2018

Normal Garden admission charge which will be divided between the charities involved. 7.45pm onwards.Enjoy a special evening stroll as you search for Knolls most elusive night‐time visitors. Using the latest technology and years of experience Jan will help you identify the bats…

Music in the Garden with Gerauschhersteller

28 Apr 2018

Performing as part of Bournemouth Emerging Arts Fringe BEAF festival Dorset‐based musical ensemble Gerauschhersteller use amplified pods cacti and other plant materials to create this sound performance of John Cages Child of Tree and BranchesListen to amplified sound through radio headphones alongside…

Bugs and Buds

28 Apr 2018

Organised by the gardens charity the Knoll Gardens Foundation Bugs and Buds is a Saturday morning monthly toddler club. Created to inspire a love of nature from a young age the club encourages interaction with the gardens many wildlife inhabitants as…

Knoll Gardens Volunteer Recruitment Open Day

4 May 2018

The Knoll Gardens Foundation is a charity set up to promote sustainable wildlife friendly gardening. This special open day is your chance to find out about the charity and the volunteering opportunities it offers Further details at www.knollgardensfoundation.org.…

Bugs and Buds

26 May 2018

Organised by the gardens charity the Knoll Gardens Foundation Bugs and Buds is a Saturday morning monthly toddler club. Created to inspire a love of nature from a young age the club encourages interaction with the gardens many wildlife inhabitants as…

We value our Volunteers

1 Jun 2018

Free garden admission to anyone showing proof of volunteering status in any capacity in celebration of National Volunteers Week. Meet up with our own volunteers in the morning or simply relax as you enjoy a stroll around our naturalistic garden Please bring…

Yoga in the Garden

7 Jun 2018

Enjoy outdoor yoga in the tranquility of Knolls glorious naturalistic garden before it opens to the public. Dependent on the weather the class will either be on mats on the lawn if warm and sunny; a yoga walk around the gardens if…

Art Day at Knoll Gardens

8 Jun 2018

Free 10am 3pmIn celebration of Dorset Art Weeks the Knoll Gardens Foundation welcomes artists to the garden to be inspired by the Knolls acclaimed naturalistic style.Based at Knoll Gardens ‐ Taking its inspiration from the natural world Knolls naturalistic planting style…

Yoga in the Garden

14 Jun 2018

Enjoy outdoor yoga in the tranquility of Knolls glorious naturalistic garden before it opens to the public. Dependent on the weather the class will either be on mats on the lawn if warm and sunny; a yoga walk around the gardens if…

Stone carving workshop with Sarah Moore

15 Jun 2018

£75 inc materials.Join sculptor and fine artist Sarah Moore in the garden at Knoll for this special one‐day stone carving workshop. Working in local Bath stone you will learn basic stone relief carving skills as you create an original piece to take…

Garden Wildlife Walk

16 Jun 2018

Reconnect with nature on this special wildlife discovery walk in Knolls naturalistic garden Suitable for adults and older children only activities will be weather dependent but could include looking for nectaring insects on the flowering perennials opening a moth trap to reveal…

Yoga in the Garden

21 Jun 2018

Enjoy outdoor yoga in the tranquility of Knolls glorious naturalistic garden before it opens to the public. Dependent on the weather the class will either be on mats on the lawn if warm and sunny; a yoga walk around the gardens if…

Designing in the Naturalistic Style

21 Jun 2018

Join Neil Lucas for a walk around his acclaimed garden at Knoll as he explains his ethos and some of the concepts and techniques that have gone into the creation of this naturalistic wildlife‐friendly gardenWith no staking no spraying and no deadheading…

Dorset Wildlife Trust Members' Day

22 Jun 2018

Meet up with representatives of Dorsets largest conservation charity on this special day and discover how Knolls naturalistic gardening ethos continues to create a garden that welcomes wildlife as well as providing year‐round beauty.Free garden admission to DWT members and volunteers or…

Yoga in the Garden

28 Jun 2018

Enjoy outdoor yoga in the tranquility of Knolls glorious naturalistic garden before it opens to the public. Dependent on the weather the class will either be on mats on the lawn if warm and sunny; a yoga walk around the gardens if…

Bugs and Buds

30 Jun 2018

Organised by the gardens charity the Knoll Gardens Foundation Bugs and Buds is a Saturday morning monthly toddler club. Created to inspire a love of nature from a young age the club encourages interaction with the gardens many wildlife inhabitants as…

Yoga in the Garden

5 Jul 2018

Enjoy outdoor yoga in the tranquility of Knolls glorious naturalistic garden before it opens to the public. Dependent on the weather the class will either be on mats on the lawn if warm and sunny; a yoga walk around the gardens if…

Yoga in the Garden

12 Jul 2018

Enjoy outdoor yoga in the tranquility of Knolls glorious naturalistic garden before it opens to the public. Dependent on the weather the class will either be on mats on the lawn if warm and sunny; a yoga walk around the gardens if…

Designing in the Naturalistic Style

12 Jul 2018

Join Neil Lucas for a walk around his acclaimed garden at Knoll as he explains his ethos and some of the concepts and techniques that have gone into the creation of this naturalistic wildlife‐friendly gardenWith no staking no spraying and no deadheading…

Bee day at Knoll Gardens

14 Jul 2018

Normal garden admission price which will be donated to the Knoll Gardens Foundation.Open your eyes to the wonderful world of bees at this special event set in Knolls beautiful naturalistic garden. Learn from the experts on guided walks discover the best plants…

Yoga in the Garden

19 Jul 2018

Enjoy outdoor yoga in the tranquility of Knolls glorious naturalistic garden before it opens to the public. Dependent on the weather the class will either be on mats on the lawn if warm and sunny; a yoga walk around the gardens if…

Guided walk and beautiful Butterflies

20 Jul 2018

Free but booking essential 11am 12.30pmLocate and identify Knolls many butterflies with the expert help of Keith Powrie who has been recording butterfly sightings in the garden for many yearsDonations to the Knoll Gardens Foundation welcomeTo book phone: 01202 873931.…

Yoga in the Garden

26 Jul 2018

Enjoy outdoor yoga in the tranquility of Knolls glorious naturalistic garden before it opens to the public. Dependent on the weather the class will either be on mats on the lawn if warm and sunny; a yoga walk around the gardens if…

Bat Walk with Jan Freeborn

26 Jul 2018

Normal Garden admission charge which will be divided between the charities involved 8.30pm onwards.Enjoy a special evening stroll as you search for Knolls most elusive night‐time visitors. Using the latest technology and years of experience Jan will help you identify the bats…

National Garden Scheme Open Day

27 Jul 2018

The NGS is the most significant charitable funder of nursing charities in the country having donated over £50m to date. Your visit today will help its workBased at Knoll Gardens ‐ Taking its inspiration from the natural world Knolls naturalistic planting style…

Bugs and Buds

28 Jul 2018

Organised by the gardens charity the Knoll Gardens Foundation Bugs and Buds is a Saturday morning monthly toddler club. Created to inspire a love of nature from a young age the club encourages interaction with the gardens many wildlife inhabitants as…

Knoll Gardens Volunteer Recruitment Open Day

3 Aug 2018

The Knoll Gardens Foundation is a charity set up to promote sustainable wildlife friendly gardening. This special open day is your chance to find out about the charity and the volunteering opportunities it offers Further details at www.knollgardensfoundation.org.…

Garden Wildlife Walk

4 Aug 2018

Reconnect with nature on this special wildlife discovery walk in Knolls naturalistic garden Suitable for adults and older children only activities will be weather dependent but could include looking for nectaring insects on the flowering perennials opening a moth trap to reveal…

Knoll Gardens Foundation Garden Wildlife Survey

7 Aug 2018

Normal Garden admission charge which will be divided between the charities involved.10am 3pmJoin wildlife volunteers and experts from the Dorset Wildlife Trust and other experts as they discover more about Knolls garden wildlife and help survey the garden. Suitable for all…

Bugs and Buds

25 Aug 2018

Organised by the gardens charity the Knoll Gardens Foundation Bugs and Buds is a Saturday morning monthly toddler club. Created to inspire a love of nature from a young age the club encourages interaction with the gardens many wildlife inhabitants as…

Yoga in the Garden

6 Sep 2018

Enjoy outdoor yoga in the tranquility of Knolls glorious naturalistic garden before it opens to the public. Dependent on the weather the class will either be on mats on the lawn if warm and sunny; a yoga walk around the gardens if…

National Garden Scheme Open Day

7 Sep 2018

The NGS is the most significant charitable funder of nursing charities in the country having donated over £50m to date. Your visit today will help its workBased at Knoll Gardens ‐ Taking its inspiration from the natural world Knolls naturalistic planting style…

Yoga in the Garden

13 Sep 2018

Enjoy outdoor yoga in the tranquility of Knolls glorious naturalistic garden before it opens to the public. Dependent on the weather the class will either be on mats on the lawn if warm and sunny; a yoga walk around the gardens if…

Ornamental Grass Masterclass

13 Sep 2018

Spend the afternoon with the UKs leading authority on ornamental grasses as Knoll Gardens owner Neil Lucas shares his wealth of knowledge and draws from personal experience and Knolls stunning autumn displays to provide practical advice. From maintenance to design Neil covers…

Plant and Garden Photography workshop

15 Sep 2018

Join professional photographer Philip Smith founder of International Garden Photographer of the Year on this special course starting with the magic of the early morning light in the garden A tutor with the Royal Photographic Society Philip will help you gain the…

Yoga in the Garden

20 Sep 2018

Enjoy outdoor yoga in the tranquility of Knolls glorious naturalistic garden before it opens to the public. Dependent on the weather the class will either be on mats on the lawn if warm and sunny; a yoga walk around the gardens if…

Professionals Grass Masterclass

20 Sep 2018

Exclusive ornamental grass course for Garden Designers and other Trade Professionals.Nationally recognized for his specialist subject join this special masterclass as Knolls owner Neil Lucas the UKs leading authority on ornamental grasses shares his extensive horticultural knowledge together with the practical hands‐on…

Yoga in the Garden

27 Sep 2018

Enjoy outdoor yoga in the tranquility of Knolls glorious naturalistic garden before it opens to the public. Dependent on the weather the class will either be on mats on the lawn if warm and sunny; a yoga walk around the gardens if…

Bugs and Buds

29 Sep 2018

Organised by the gardens charity the Knoll Gardens Foundation Bugs and Buds is a Saturday morning monthly toddler club. Created to inspire a love of nature from a young age the club encourages interaction with the gardens many wildlife inhabitants as…

Ornamental Grass Masterclass

4 Oct 2018

Spend the afternoon with the UKs leading authority on ornamental grasses as Knoll Gardens owner Neil Lucas shares his wealth of knowledge and draws from personal experience and Knolls stunning autumn displays to provide practical advice. From maintenance to design Neil covers…

Professionals Grass Masterclass

11 Oct 2018

Exclusive ornamental grass course for Garden Designers and other Trade Professionals.Nationally recognized for his specialist subject join this special masterclass as Knolls owner Neil Lucas the UKs leading authority on ornamental grasses shares his extensive horticultural knowledge together with the practical hands‐on…

Bugs and Buds

27 Oct 2018

Organised by the gardens charity the Knoll Gardens Foundation Bugs and Buds is a Saturday morning monthly toddler club. Created to inspire a love of nature from a young age the club encourages interaction with the gardens many wildlife inhabitants as…

Bugs and Buds

24 Nov 2018

Organised by the gardens charity the Knoll Gardens Foundation Bugs and Buds is a Saturday morning monthly toddler club. Created to inspire a love of nature from a young age the club encourages interaction with the gardens many wildlife inhabitants as…

Festive Wreath Workshop

1 Dec 2018

Embrace the festive season as you learn simple willow weaving techniques to create a natural wreath for your front door. Dress you wreath with greenery and garden cuttings before adding fragrant orange slices and cinnamon sticks for that delicious smell of Christmas…

Bugs and Buds

15 Dec 2018

Organised by the gardens charity the Knoll Gardens Foundation Bugs and Buds is a Saturday morning monthly toddler club. Created to inspire a love of nature from a young age the club encourages interaction with the gardens many wildlife inhabitants as…


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A Town is Bourne

A Town is Bourne 20 Jan 2018

A fun and fictional tale about how our lovely town of Bournemouth, may have been named. Local families living in and around the chine where the Bourne stream meanders into the sea, are invited to put forward suggestions for a name for…

John Smith

John Smith

At The Shelley Theatre, Bournemouth

24 Feb 2018