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Horticulture Courses 2017

Horticulture Courses 2017

Perenial Plants

Perennial Plants for Late Summer

£35.00

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Tutor: David Austrin
Date: Saturday 23/09/2017
Time: 10.00am - 1.00pm
Price: £35

Is your garden over before the end of summer? Would you like it to shine long into the autumn? Join David Austrin from our Horticulture team for this half-day course on the best plants to boost your garden long into the season. David will introduce his favourite late summer stars, take you on a guided tour of our plant collections to show you examples and answer your questions about how to keep your garden going and looking great.
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Designing City Gardens

Designing City Gardens

£70.00

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Tutor: Dawn Isaac
Date: Tuesday 26/09/2017
Time: 10.00am - 4.00pm
Price: £70

This one-day course with garden designer Dawn Isaac will equip you with the basic tools you need to survey and plan your own city garden. It will include a look the particular challenges common to city gardens and the design tricks you can use to combat them. There will also be inspiration and ideas for elements to include in your own garden as well as practical advice and information on landscaping the space, including cost implications of different materials and garden features. The day will also look at plants suitable for a city garden and give you advice on putting together a simple planting plan.

Participants are encouraged to bring photographs of their own gardens so that specific design challenges can be addressed as part of the course discussions.
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Container Gardening

Container Gardening

£65.00

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Tutor: Helen Seal
Date: Saturday 07/10/2017
Time: 10.00am 4.00pm
Price: £65

Whether you have a tiny courtyard or roof garden, a balcony or even just a windowsill, there is a huge range of plants you can grow in containers. Join expert horticulturalist Helen Seal, for this one-day course on container gardening. Find out what plants need to thrive in containers, discover quick crops, stunning plant combinations and fun ideas for recycling everyday items into unusual plant displays.
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Top Trees

Top Trees for your Garden

£65.00

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Tutor: Mark Crouch
Date: Saturday 04/11/2017
Time: 10.00am - 4.00pm
Price: £65

Even the smallest garden can benefit from the addition of a tree, but with such a huge choice now available choosing the right one can be difficult. On this one-day course our Deputy Head of Horticulture and senior arborist, Mark Crouch, will suggest a range of trees suitable for residential gardens and give advice on how to select, plant and care for them. The day will also include a tour of the Botanic Garden's stunning tree collection.
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