Howard Nurseries Open Day 2013
Howard Nurseries held an open day on Saturday 25th May for Macmillan Cancer Support.
A big THANK YOU to all our visitors and volunteers for making it such a special day.
The Open Day attracted over 500 visitors and has currently raised over £3600.92 for Macmillan Cancer Support! The event was a rare opportunity to view one of the counties leading wholesale growers of container and field perennials. The event focused on 15 acres of field grown irises which visitors could view either by tractor ride or on foot. Plant and craft stalls were also available.
This year we had a professional photographer on hand to record all the activities, so please click on the thumbnails images below to see some of the photos taken during the day.
The following stands were part of the event:
A raffle was also held on our open day. For a £1 ticket you had the chance to win one of the following:
- Two tickets to Ipswich Town Football Club
- A family ticket for five to the Norwich Castle Museum
- A voucher for two people for Clarice House Bury St Edmunds to use the swimming pool, spa bath, sauna, and steam room.
- A voucher for two people for Dunston Hall at Norwich for use of swimming pool, jacuzzi, sauna and steam room.
- One Ticket for The English Whiskey Co. St George's Tour at Harling, Norfolk.
- Two tickets for Monster children indoor softplay centre in Diss.
- A £10 voucher for Norwich Theatre Royal for box office or restaurant service.
- Five day passes to High Lodge Thetford Forest.
- Two Adults OR one Adult + two Children free admission to Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens.
- One Friends of the Garden membership card for Beth Chatto Gardens.
- Four free admissions to Pleasurewood Hills.
- Four free adult admissions to Gooderstone Water Gardens.
- Two admission vouchers to East Ruston Old Vicarage.
- A voucher for free tea for four at the Leaping Hare including free entry to the garden at Wyken Hall.
- An admission ticket for two adults or 2 children to Easton Farm Park.
- Two £25 vouchers for Roydon White Hart.
- A family ticket for Pensthorpe, Wildlife and Gardens for two adults and two children
Thank you to all the above companies for their support.
We look forward to seeing you at our next Open Day!
Howard Nurseries Open Day
A video with drone footage of our nursery's wonderful plants and Christine chatting with Ellen Mary.
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