On my informal and friendly courses, you can study all aspects of Gardening, Garden Design and Garden Management.
The relaxed, friendly atmosphere and hands-on practicals make the whole learning experience an inspirational journey, enabling students to create and maintain the gardens to which they have always aspired.
Courses for 2020/21
Design your own Garden Year I
(1 morning a week for 3 terms)
These classes for beginners will commence on Tuesday, 15th September and run until Tuesday, 15th December. The maximum number of students will be five to allow for the minimum distance between them of 1m/3ft.
Garden Design and Management Year I/II
To make up for missing your final summer term 2020, your term three of this course will take place on Wednesdays, starting 23rd September till Wednesday 16th December.
Year II, Garden Design and Management
will commence in January for three terms, ending December 2021.
Garden Design and Management Year II 2019/20
To make up for missing your final summer 2020 term, I will be offering this course starting in April 2021 for one term, on a day to be agreed.
These fortnightly practical classes will continue on Thursdays as normal, commencing 1st October, and I will be in contact with you all to organise dates.
What's on offer
- Design your own garden
- Plan beautiful borders
- Maintain your garden to a professional standard
- Use organic gardening techniques
- Garden Design
- Plant Planning
- Training fruit in small spaces
- Pruning in Spring and Summer
Courses are held in and around May Cottage in Slimbridge, Gloucestershire.
Explore The World of Garden Design
I offer 2 year courses on horticulture and garden design, and half day workshops on pruning