David Howard to speak on gardens at VMFA

The Boxwood, James River, Three Chopt and Tuckahoe Garden Clubs welcome David Howard, former Head Gardener, Highgrove, for “My Life in Gardens” and “Organic Principles at Work” at Cheek Theater, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts on May 24.

H.R.H. The Prince of Wales has a passion for gardens. Rub shoulders with the man who worked closest to Prince Charles on his extraordinary creation, Highgrove, one of the most important gardens in Europe, and a foremost working example of organic gardening. Here’s a rare opportunity to join David Howard on a tour of some of the most beautiful, and exclusive, gardens in the world. Get the dirt on the royal gardens at Highgrove, Windsor Castle, Clarence House, Birkhall and more, and learn how he does it organically.

Tuesday, May 24, 2011
9:30 Registration
10 a.m. “My Life in Gardens”
11:30 a.m. “Organic Principles at Work”
Cheek Theater, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 200 North Boulevard, Richmond, VA

All proceeds benefit Capital Trees, a joint project of the Boxwood, James River, Three Chopt and Tuckahoe Garden Clubs, a public/private initiative with the City of Richmond to support and increase a healthy urban tree canopy and clean water. Questions: Call Cabell West, 804.356.3933, or email Limited seating available! Register online at


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