Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th August, 11am – 4pm.

Join the garden team as we celebrate the humble tomato.

Join our Head Gardener Sue, for fascinating Tomato Talks and Tours
Tap up our Tomato Doctor Joe for all your Tomato Troubles
Meet Rob from @angelas_of_margate who will be cooking up some tasty tomato treats
Jump on the smoothie bike and cycle up your salsas just how you like it!

Learn about the history of this essential ingredient from its origins to its popularity today. Sample the variety of flavours from heritage fruits to F1 hybrids.
Walled Gardens such as the one at Quex have a big part to play in the history of growing this exotic fruit, once considered deadly poisonous. We annually raise over 20 varieties of tomato in our glasshouses and polytunnel using easy methods you can copy at home to get the most from your crop.
With tips on cultivation, and harvesting, as well as varieties to choose from and recipes to try out we will rejoice in every aspect of growing, cooking and preserving the summer glut. Take-home bags will be available for you to try out your skills at home.


Facebook iconSaturday 10th and Sunday 11th August

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  • Adult £4
  • Child £3
  • Concession £3.50
  • Infant FREE
  • Powell-Cotton Members FREE
  • Surestart Cards Welcome
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