Lecture: The Four Seasons in Full Sail: A Year in the Garden at Little Sparta

The garden at Little Sparta is Ian Hamilton Finlay’s greatest work of art. In this talk George Gilliland, Head Gardener at Little Sparta, gives a brief description of its themes, content & planting.

Lecture: The Four Seasons in Full Sail: A Year in the Garden at Little Sparta

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3rd June 2020
2pm - 3pm
City Art Centre
2 Market Street, Edinburgh Old Town EH1 1DE
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Set in the Pentland Hills, near Edinburgh, Little Sparta is Finlay’s greatest work of art. Finlay moved to the farm at Stonypath in 1966 and, in partnership with his wife Sue Finlay, began to create what would become an internationally acclaimed garden across seven acres of a wild and exposed moorland site.

In this talk George Gilliland, Head Gardener at Little Sparta, will give a brief description of its themes, content and planting. For the past 9 years he has been responsible for the conservation and care of the garden and its artworks.

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