Tree Talk at YMCA Fairthorne Manor

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  • 1 hr 30 mins

  • Up to 20 people
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    YMCA Fairthorne Manor

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    Curdridge, GB

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  • Description

    Join us on a captivating tour led by expert guide, Marco Bartolini, and discover the fascinating stories behind the trees at Fairthorne.

    Gain a deeper appreciation for these majestic organisms as you learn about their vital functions in the garden and wider landscape. Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to unlock the true beauty and importance of trees.

    Sessions available:

    Thursday 6th June 2024 1830-2000

    Thursday 18th July 2024 1830-2000

    Thursday 8th August 2024 1830-2000

    £5 per adult, Under 16's free

    Meet at Family Park reception building

    Dogs welcome on a lead

    Following a successful military career spanning 31 years and culminating with an award at the Queen's Birthday Honours, Marco Bartolini studied at Sparsholt College and achieved a degree in Wildlife and Countryside Management with Portsmouth University. Marco continued studying arboriculture at Westonbirt Arboretum finally becoming an Arboricultural Consultant in 2011.

    Marco has worked with Oxford University, supports Forest Research projects and manages trees for national gardens such as Exbury Gardens, Hillier Gardens and the National Memorial Arboretum. He is also the guide and arboriculturalist for the Italian Garden in Ambrook, Devon. 

    What to bring

    Please bring a waterproof coat if it looks like rain and wear sturdy shoes


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