Great Dixter tour with Fergus Garrett

Thursday 15 September 2022

There will be a private guided morning tour for MPG members of the iconic arts and crafts garden at Great Dixter, East Sussex, with Head Gardener Fergus Garrett, who is chief executive of the Great Dixter Charitable Trust.

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Looking down on Kardamyli

Autumn in the Peloponnese

Tuesday 1 to Tuesday 8 November 2022

This trip will visit sites with rich natural flora, particularly autumn-flowering geophytes, some in wild places and others in unspoilt villages, in the medieval castle town of Monemvasia, on the slopes of Mystras with its Byzantine churches and lovely frescoes, and many photogenic landscapes.

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Euphorbia characias above Trogir

Plant hunting in Croatia

Saturday 22 to Saturday 29 April and the week following

Members will have a tour of Croatia in two minibuses, starting in Dubrovnik and ending in Zagreb. The event is primarily botanical with some sightseeing in old Dubrovnik and a visit to a school with an interesting botanical garden further north. As well as exploring Mediterranean-climate areas near the sea, there will be days in the Velebit highlands and Plitvice National Park. The trip is timed to catch interesting orchids and bulbs.

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