Education Courses

Your Garden in Autumn

Autumn in the garden is much more than raking leaves, with some wonderful late-flowering plants and plenty of critical jobs to be getting on with, to set up for the winter and the following year.

Grow Your Own Vegetables (3 Day Course)

Grow Your Own Vegetables (3 Day Course)

Want to grow your own vegetables but don't know when to start?

Autumn Flower Arrangements

On this one-day workshop you will explore texture in floral design using fruits, vegetables, seed-heads, twigs and branches to create cheerful, striking and long-lasting arrangements to warm home and heart. No experience necessary.

Introduction to Digital SLR Video

This course provides an introduction to using an interchangeable lens camera for documentary videography. During this one-day workshop students will become more confident about their equipment and gain knowledge of how photographic techniques can be applied to the world of video.

Moss Identification for Beginners

Learn to identify some of the common species of mosses and liverworts through an introduction to identification using keys. The day includes a lab-based session and walk to practise some of the techniques learned.

Introduction to Tapestry

Introduction to Tapestry

A beginners hands-on course concentrating on basic tapestry weaving skills that lays a foundation for future study.

Trained Fruit Trees

Trained Fruit Trees

This two-day course will explain and tackle the bewildering choice of rootstocks and varieties, as well as general maintenance or summer pruning to help you establish trained fruit for your garden with confidence.

Cymatics, Sound and Vibration

This one-day course introduces students to the use of sound as a therapy, gives teaching in how to use sound themselves and how to play some of the instruments.

Botanical Artistry: Skills and Techniques - Dry Brush

With guidance from Lizzie Sanders learn to create the textures to make your fruit truly delicious. Lizzie will demonstrate dry brush technique and provide one-to-one assistance each week. Suitable for intermediate +

Art Masterclass: Drawing Trees - Sarah Simblet

Learn how to make expressive drawings of winter trees using pen and ink. This introductory course explores the rich collections of the Garden and will teach essential methods of observing, understanding and drawing trees. Sarah will also share and discuss her own drawings and sketchbooks.

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