Special gardener?s afternoon tea party at Squire?s Hersham

Squire?s Garden Centre in Hersham is having an official opening of their new look garden centre on Friday 17th March – 33 years to the day since it first opened in 1984.

The Mayor of Elmbridge Councillor Tannia Shipley will open the newly extended garden centre at 3.30pm, then customers can come and celebrate with Squire?s by booking a special one-off ?Gardener?s Delight? Afternoon Tea. Hosted by Colin Squire, the delicious gardening themed menu includes a glass of Prosecco with Hibiscus, an allotment of petit fours, a selection of finger sandwiches (beetroot infused salmon & horseradish cr?me fraiche, plus free range egg & cucumber with light chive mayonnaise), lemon & basil scone with lemon curd and clotted cream, and a pot of loose-leaf tea.

Customers will be entertained during the afternoon with live music from guitarist John Canham in the Caf? Bar – which is now 20% bigger and has been completely refurbished with new furniture, kitchen, and a new decked verandah with views over the plant area.

Tickets cost ?15 per person and include afternoon tea, a glass of Prosecco, and a gift. Squire?s will donate 10% of the price to the charity Greenfingers, who create magical gardens at children?s hospices. It is also enjoy Squire?s first ?Seasonal Planting Masterclass? on Friday 17th March at 10am & 2pm, where customers can create their very own ?Herbal Bath?!

A stylish zinc alloy bath trough can be filled with a wide selection of herbs, and for interest add some strawberry plants to create a beautiful cocktail of flavours. The Herbal Bath Masterclass lasts about 45 minutes and costs just ?20.This is fantastic value, as it includes tuition from Squire?s gardening experts, the container and compost, plants, tea or coffee and cake, plus 10% off all additional plants purchased on the day!

To book the Herbal Bath Masterclass or Gardeners Delight Afternoon Tea (or both!) call 01932 247579 or book in person at Squire?s on Burwood Road, Hersham, KT12 4AR.


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