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Introduction to Gardening

Friday 17 March 15:00 - 18:00 & Saturday 18 March 10:00 - 17:00

Introduction to Gardening is a 10 hour course spread over two days for adult beginner gardeners over 19 years old.

The course covers beginner basics and tips to get you started; good basic knowledge, technique and practical skills, a chance to ask lots of questions and get answers, as well as written information to take away.

With us you will learn basic gardening, including:

  • Choosing the right site

  • Seed sowing & care

  • The right soil and compost

  • Starting plants indoors

  • Pricking out & potting on

  • Transplanting and planting out

  • Watering, feeding, general maintenance & aftercare

You will also learn how to make a mixed planter that you can take home and enjoy!

Places are FREE* for Southwark residents, everyone is welcome and charges of up to £99 may apply to non-Southwark residents .

To book a place or for more information Call 020 7582 2652

Or email

When contacting us to book a place please provide your full name, contact number and clearly state the dates you would like to attend.

*Southwark Adult learning Services offer to fund one free place for every Southwark resident each year, subject to availability. You need to have been resident for at least two years, not be in any other training and have a national insurance number.

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