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Meet the Edible Gardening Team

Meet the Edible Gardening Team

Take a look around our productive garden with the Edible Gardening Project volunteers. Find out what jobs need doing in your own garden now and have your vegetable growing questions answered.

Amazonian Traditional Indigenous Medicine

This 8 week course aims to look at traditional medicine managed by wise people in tribes principally in Amazonia, Colombia, Peru, Brazil and Ecuador.

Beginning Botanical Illustration (Tuesday afternoons)

This class introduces students to techniques in botanical painting.

Intermediate Botanical Illustration (Tuesday mornings)

This class helps students to consolidate and develop their skills.

Herbs for Healing

Discover the healing properties of various plants found within the garden.

Introduction to Horticulture

A ten-week theoretical course covering a range of topics, from soil science to pruning to plant anatomy. Suitable as an overview of horticulture for absolute beginners, or as a stepping stone to the RHS (level 2) Certificate in Horticulture.

Botany for Beginners

Aimed at the complete beginner and using living plants from the garden, this eight-week course investigates the identification, function and ecology of familiar plant species. Useful as a pre-course to the RHS Level 2 Certificate in Horticulture.

Botanical Artistry Skills and Techniques - Pen & Ink

Through this course you will enjoy analysing the botanical aspects and exploring the variety of line and coloured tonal possibilities for completed studies.

Botanical Illustration - Intermediate to Advanced

A class for botanical painters who have mastered the basic techniques of Beginning Botanical Painting.

Drawing for Beginners

This ten-week practical drawing course aims to inspire confidence in the beginner by achieving the basic drawing skills relevant to both botanical illustration and a fine art practice.

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