A Vision of Eden
14 September 2014 14:30 - 14 September 2014 16:00
The Portuguese archipelago of Madeira is
located 520 km (280 miles) from the African
coast and 1,000 km (540 miles) from Europe. The
archipelago is a series of oceanic volcanic islands that date back
about 20 million years ago), however it was only colonised around
This talk looks at three gardens created in the subtropical
climate of Madeira (wet in the northwest but dry in the southeast)
where the vision of their owners has created very different
collections of plants in very different settings.
About the speaker: John Tallis is a former lecturer in botany at
the University of Manchester
Who is it suitable for?
What does it cost?
Nothing - its free.
Do I need to book?
No - just turn up on the day
Organised By the Friends of Ness Gardens
No ticket is required