Education Courses

Nordic Walking

Nordic Walking is a specific fitness technique that enhances everyday walking with the use of poles.

Ethnobotany (Plants and People)

This 11-week course looks at the ways in which humans have used plants from preagricultural societies, through to the drive for sustainable plant use in the present day. A module of the BSc in Horticulture with Plantsmanship.

Digital Plant Photography I

Learn how to get the most out of your digital camera and discover the advantages of taking plant photographs digitally. This introductory course will teach you how to use your camera for the best results. It also includes ways of presenting your images.

Trainings in Mindfulness

This one-day workshop is designed for those who have an interest in working with their mind in a clear and relaxed way.

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.

Art Workshop: Painting the Plants of Chile - Gülnur Ekşi

During these two days we will take a journey to explore the secret beauty of plants of Chile. This will be an exceptional opportunity to examine the fine details of leaves, flowers, fruits and seeds in their autumnal glory.

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.

Wonders from Willow Withies

This workshop will teach the basic techniques of working with willow withies, leading to weaving a conical plant climber or creating a sculpture from nature.

Perfect Your Pruning

Come along and learn the basics of how, why and when to prune your trees and shrubs.

The Sound of Good Health

This one day exploration of Sound Therapy will look at the theories, plus practical time with different instruments such as singing bowls and gongs.

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