Annual Lecture 2018 With Ann-Marie Powell

Ann-Marie Powell - Alitex Lecture 2018

Speaking at our Annual Lecture 2018, Ann-Marie Powell is an award-winning, innovative and energetic garden designer. She started her design practise in 1998 as a one-woman team and has now built up an impressive portfolio including but not exhaustive of; public, private and commercial spaces, roof terraces, hotels, show gardens, hospices and development projects, now with a team of five in their studio by the South Downs.

As a highlight in the horticultural world, Ann-Marie has appeared on a number of gardening shows, with a TV presence on many of the major UK channels. Her talk is definitely one not to miss!

'Confessions of a Garden Designer'
by Ann-Marie Powell

Thursday 13 September

Ann-Marie will be taking us on a jaunt through her work, sharing the rights, the wrongs and the horrors with tips and tricks of the trade along the way. Having won several awards with the RHS for designing eye-catching show gardens, Ann-Marie will be revealing what life is like inside the creative mind of a garden designer and the 'glamour' behind the scenes.

It doesn't stop there... Since 2010, Ann-Marie has written a blog that covers all aspects of her gardening career, whether it be the skills required, the seeds she's sown or the places that have inspired her. You can read the latest instalment here, and get a little preview of Ann-Marie's energy before the talk.

Booking your place

If you would like to join us at this year's Annual Lecture on Thursday 13 September, tickets cost £10 each. There will be drinks in our garden at 7.15pm, followed by the talk promptly at 8pm. This event will be held at our home on Torberry Farm, South Harting, Hampshire GU31 5RG.

The lecture is always a sell-out, so tickets must be purchased prior to the day. To reserve your spot, please call us on 01730 826900 or email

Payment is required prior to the event. You can pay by cash, cheque or card. If you wish to post us a cheque, please make it payable to Alitex Ltd and do let us know your details so we can secure your tickets. 


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