Wales: Gardens, the RHS Spring Show at Malvern,

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Join Pacific Horticulture Society as we explore the glorious gardens, castles, and historic sites of Wales. Our tour begins with the RHS Malvern Spring Festival, featuring creative display gardens, horticultural exhibits, and vendors with the latest inventive gardening solutions. Moving on we’ll tour famous public gardens including Bodnant, with its stunning gold laburnum arch, the National Botanic Garden, Powis Castle, Aberglasney, with a private behind the scenes tour, and small cottage gardens such as Plas yn Rhiw. On the Isle of Anglesy we’ll board a small narrow-gauge train through the Snowdonia Mountains. Other visits include Crûg Farm Nursery, offering rare plants collected on worldwide expeditions, Plas Cadnant, a lovely wooded garden, and Plas Brondanw, a private Italianate garden where tender, exotic plants thrive due to the moderating influence of the mild Gulf Stream. Accommodations on our tour will be in atmospheric country inns.

Our tour includes an optional extension to London with Chelsea Flower Show tickets.

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