Lionel de Rothschild, whose grandfather created Exbury Gardens in Hampshire, England, is coming to Nanaimo for a speaking engagement about the rhododendron garden. (News Bulletin file photo)

Lionel de Rothschild, whose grandfather created Exbury Gardens in Hampshire, England, is coming to Nanaimo for a speaking engagement about the rhododendron garden. (News Bulletin file photo)

Grandson of Exbury Gardens creator to speak to Nanaimo Rhododendron Society

Lionel de Rothschild to present Exbury Garden: Past and Present at Beban Park

The grandson of the man who created England’s Exbury Gardens will make a special presentation in Nanaimo, hosted by the Nanaimo Rhododendron Society.

Lionel de Rothschild, whose grandfather of the same name created the gardens in the early 1900s, will present Exbury Gardens: Past and Present at Beban Park next week.

Rothschild – who has written and lectured on Exbury Gardens, rhododendrons and other Rothschild gardens, is a trustee of the Rothschild Archive in London, England, and sits on the Garden Council of Borde Hill Gardens in West Sussex – will talk about Exbury Gardens’ history and plants.

Rothschild’s presentation is 7:30 p.m., April 22, at the Beban Park social centre. The event is open to the public and admission is free.



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