Gardening / Cuttings: Look and learn

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THROUGHOUT the summer the National Trust has arranged 'Meet the Gardener' walks at many of its properties. On 15 June at 6pm there will be an hour-long walk around its newly acquired property, Prior Park, near Bath, Avon. Admission pounds 5 (0985 847777 - NT regional office). On 15 June at 7pm the gardener at Peckover House, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, will be available for a guided walk around this superb Victorian townhouse garden. Tickets pounds 1 (0945 65325). On 21 June at 2.15pm, Nick Brooks, head gardener at Hinton Ampner, Bramdean, near Alresford, Hampshire, gives an introductory talk on the garden and house. Admission to house and garden, pounds 3.60; garden and talk only, pounds 2.30 (0962 771305). On 7 July at 6.30pm there will be a guided walk around the herbaceous borders at Anglesey Abbey, Lode, Cambridgeshire. Tickets pounds 4 (0223 811200).