The Practicals of Gardening
Beyond Introduction to Gardening
With 30 years experience as a gardener, Tracy Browne, Operations Manager at Walworth Garden, is well placed to offer practical guidance on the things you need to know to garden successfully. She has been involved in the creation and maintenance of countless green sites and is the first port of call when it comes to growing food or flowers.
Her career began as a successful florist before realising that the incorporation of root care would mean a lengthier display of blooms. She has a keen eye for the plants that look good together and her knowledge of edibles and how to propagate is unsurpassed. On a daily basis, Tracy ensures that Walworth Garden is viewed at its very best to all visitors. Working behind the scenes in our greenhouses, dividing and seed sowing and then at the display end of the Charity, ensuring everything is in place for maximum effect.
Having successfully run the course 'Introduction to Gardening' for many years, she has led the very new gardener to the starting point and set them free to explore.
This new course is Tracy's long awaited opportunity to lead workshop attendees to the next level, negotiating the prizes and pitfalls that gardeners of all experiences face on a daily basis. Not to be missed.
Areas that will be considered during this two day workshop will be:
- Urban growing
- Climate & conditions
- Using the correct tools ( what do i need for the job)
- Soil types
- Plant I.D
- Preparing the ground
- When and how to plant
- Plant care (watering, feeding etc
- Pest and diseases
- Food growing
What you need to know
This is a two day workshop
We recommend that you attend our Introduction to Gardening workshop before hand, however this is not essential
All equipment will be provided on the day
The workshop is held at the Garden, you can find details on how to get here via our Your Visit page
Did You Know?
If you're a resident of the EEA (The European Economic Area) of more than 3 years and are over 19, you can attend
one free workshop per academic year with us!
We ask that you pay a £10 booking fee for your place which will be refunded electronically on the next working day after the workshop.
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