Introduction to Gardening
"There are no gardening mistakes, only experiments."
- Janet Kilburn Phillips
Introduction to Gardening is a 10 hour course spread over two days for adult beginner gardeners.
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
What you need to know
No previous experience is required!
Introduction to Gardening is a two day workshop that will start on Friday at 15:00 - 18:00 and will be continued on Saturday 10:00 - 17:00
The workshop is held at the Garden, you can find details on how to get here via our Your Visit page
If you are a resident of the EEA (The European Economic Area) for 3 years or more and over 19 years old, you can attend one workshop a year free of charge.
We ask that you pay a £10 deposit for your place which will be refunded electronically on the next working day after the workshop.
We have a limited number of free places, so make sure you book early to avoid disappointment!
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