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Introduction to garden design: 3, 17, 31 May, 14 June 2023

Garden Design



Tutor: Paul Herrington
Date: Wednesday 3rd May, Wednesday 17th May, Wednesday 31st May and Wednesday 14th June 2023
Time: 10:00 – 16:00
Cost: £250
Location: Classroom

Join RHS medal-winning garden designer, Paul Herrington, who will share his top tips and skills to help you to make a start designing your own garden. Across four sessions you will explore design principles, ideas and inspiration, simple surveying and scale drawing, planning for the right plant in the right place as well as developing a layout plan for your own garden and how to ensure year round structure and interest. Numbers on this course are limited to ensure plenty of opportunities for support and discussion with the tutor and fellow participants.

The price is for all 4 sessions which cannot be booked individually.


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If you need to cancel your booking, please inform the Learning Office in writing as soon as possible at 1 Brookside, Cambridge CB2 1JE or email [email protected] The cancellation is effective from the date that your written confirmation is received. If you cancel with more than 4 weeks' notice we will refund your balance less 20% to cover administration. For cancellations made with less than 4 weeks' notice we regret that we are unable to make any refund unless we can fill your place on the course. If we are able to fill your place we will refund your balance less 20% to cover administration.


Cambridge University Botanic Garden reserves the right to alter any part of the programme if necessary. We will only cancel courses after careful consideration, but reserve the right to do so under exceptional circumstances. In the event of a cancellation, participants will be informed in writing as soon as possible and course fees will be refunded in full.

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