2013 Alitex Events

Alitex Event

PAST 2013 EVENTS

(Providing an idea of what you might expect each year.)

Saturday 15th - Monday 18th November
American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) host their annual meeting and expo in Boston this year. We will be attending this year alongside our Perfect Garden Collection partners. Come along and meet us - we have a number of American projects going at any one time. BOOTH 1854.

Saturday 9th November
Alitex Open Morning 9.30 to 12.30 - come along and meet the team, chat about your project and check that we are who and what we say we are (more details to follow closer to the time.)

Saturday 16th November
Society of Garden Designers Autumn Conference 2013 at Imperial College, London. Alitex sponsor the John Brookes Lifetime Achievement Award and we are available at the conference to chat about any particular ideas and projects you may have ongoing. For more information click here. 

Saturday 26th January
Open morning 9.30am -12.30. An opportunity to get behind the scenes at Alitex.

Thursday 28th February
Citrus Plant Talk and coffee morning at Torberry. 10.00am-12 noon.

We welcome Amanda Dennis from The Citrus Centre to talk to us.

Wednesday 13th March
Our own Gardeners' Question Time at Torberry. 6.30pm

On the panel; Marina Christopher from Phoenix Perennials, Tony Kirkham, Head of the Arboretum at Kew and Ann-Marie Powell, garden designer, author and TV personality. Andy Lewis from the National Trust's Uppark will chair the panel.

Wednesday 27th March & Wednesday 1st May
Botanical Art Workshops with Billy Showell, renowned watercolour artist, here at Torberry.

Saturday 20th April
Alitex Spring Open Day: Open doors plus Matthew Cusack is our guest speaker, presenting “Hindhead Revisited”.

Wednesday 1st May
Botanical Art Workshops with Billy Showell, renowned watercolour artist, here at Torberry.

Thursday 9th May
Myddleton Gardens, Enfield. Photography course for all abilities with a garden tour.

21st - 25th May
RHS Chelsea Flower Show. Main Avenue (MA10). Join us to celebrate our 60th year of designing and manufacturing greenhouses and conservatories. This year we are exhibiting two greenhouses; a Scotney from the National Trust Greenhouse Collection and an inspirational bespoke greenhouse.

Friday 14th June
Kitchen Garden Talk and Tour at The Pig Hotel, Hampshire.

Saturday 29 June
Alitex Summer Open Day 10am to 4pm. Come and take a look behind the scenes; our factory and design studio.

Exhibitors include David Harber, Gaze Burvill, Italian Terrace with plant sales from Marina Christopher's Phoenix Perennials. Our lectures are presented by Architectural Plants and Jim Durrant from Mc Beans Orchids.

9th - 14th July
Hampton Court Flower Show. We will be showcasing the Mottisfont from the National Trust Greenhouse collection

Saturday 20 July
David Harber Open Day at The Dial House, Church Road, Blewbury OX11 9PY. Our Hidcote National Trust Greenhouse can be found amongst David's structures.

Thursday 25 July
National Trust's Greyscourt, Henley on Thames. Coffee morning and talk by Head Gardener.

Wednesday 4th September
Alitex Annual Lecture. "A Life in Seven Gardens" presented by James Alexander- Sinclair at The Walled Garden at Cowdray, Midhurst.

4th - 8th September - Wisley Flower Show
It will be out first time at Wisley Flower Show - come and see our mobile Hidcote greenhouse at stand 51. While you are there you can also see the Alpine House made of course by Alitex.

Friday 6th & Saturday 7th September
Italian Terrace Open Day at Pykards Hall, Rede, Bury St Edmunds IP29 4AY. An opportunity to see a working Cliveden greenhouse from the National Trust Greenhouse Collection.

Saturday 14th September
Alitex Seasonal Open Day 10am - 2pm. Come and join us at our showsite -Torberry, near Petersfield. The team will be on hand to discuss your projects, or simply come along to visit our show structures. Exhibitors include Fired Earth and Upperton Winery.

Thursday 3rd October
Professional Gardeners Guild (PGC) Annual Conference: Alitex present "Building Glasshouses for 60years."

Saturday 5th October
Walled Kitchen Garden Forum in Shropshire.

Friday 11th and Saturday 12th October
Gaze Burvill Autumn Open Day at Newtonwood Workshop, Newton Valence, Alton GU34 3EW. Our Hidcote National Trust Greenhouse will be on display alongside handmade outdoor furniture.

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