Expert panel for Gardener’s Question Time in Sedlescombe

AS part of its 70th anniversary celebrations, the Sedlescombe and District Garden Society is holding a Gardener’s Question Time on Friday June 20.

The celebrity panel will include Helen Yemm, gardening agony aunt for the Daily Telegraph; Edward Flint, head gardener at Tidebrook Manor, Wadhurst; and Barry Newman, chairman of the National Vegetable Society.

The event will take place at Sedlescombe Village Hall.

Doors open at 7pm for a 7.30pm start.

Tickets, which will include refreshments, are priced at £5 for Sedlescombe and District Garden Society members and £7.50 for non-members .

Tickets are available from the society’s secretary, Sue Parsons on 01580 831996 or by email at

Advanced booking would be appreciated in order to establish final numbers.

A spokesperson for the Sedlescombe and District Garden Society told the Observer: “It promises to be a most educational and entertaining evening.”