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Meeting with Arabella Lennox-Boyd

Saturday 28th September, 3.30 pm

Conference Hall of the Castle

photo by Allan Pollok-Morris

Who is Arabella Lennox-Boyd?

Italian by birth, Arabella Lennox-Boyd is one of the leading landscape designers working in the UK.

She has been designing for over forty-five years and has landscaped more than four hundred gardens worldwide, acquiring six Chelsea Flower Show Gold Medal gardens, including the Best of Show winner in 1998.

Arabella’s many commissions range from commercial projects, such as the roof garden at No. 1 Poultry in the City of London; gardens open to the public, such as the Serpentine Sackler Gallery in Kensington Gardens, and the Maggie’s Centre in Dundee; small town gardens; large country estates, including the development of large-scale master plans; and Mediterranean and tropical gardens.

Her larger private projects include the gardens at Eaton Hall, Cheshire; a garden and parkland in Dallas; and further gardens in France, Germany, Belgium, Italy, Spain, Austria, Switzerland, Mexico, Barbados, Canada, the Ukraine, Moscow and the USA.

A trustee of the Chelsea Physic Gardens, Arabella also sits on the Council and the Scientific Panel of the International Dendrology Society; is a trustee of the Tree Register of the British Isles (T.R.O.B.I.); member of the RHS Woody Plant Committee and a patron of Painshill Park Trust.

Arabella Lennox-Boyd was awarded the prestigious RHS Veitch Memorial Medal for her work in Horticulture, and an Honorary Doctorate of Design (HonDDes) from the University of Greenwich where she is also a member of The Assembly. She has received the International Prestige Prize Torsanlorenzo in recognition of her lifelong commitment to innovation in design and the prestigious Premio Firenze Donna prize for her outstanding achievements both as a landscape architect and as a businesswoman.

Previously, she served as a Trustee of Kew Gardens for nine years, was a member of The Historic Parks and Gardens Panel of English Heritage and sat on the Heritage panel for six contemporary Heritage gardens. She was a founding member of the Martin McLaren Horticultural Scholarship.


Umberto Pasti presents his new book “Un giardino atlantico”

Sunday 29th September, 11.30 am

Conference Hall of the Castle


Guided Tours inside the Bees world

Curated by Renzo Ciceri, Gruppo Apicoltori Riuniti

Saturday 28th September, 11 am
Sunday 28th September, 2.30 pm

Meeting point at Apicoltori Riuniti Booth