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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.

Pilates: Beginners - Intermediate

Help prevent or ease your gardening back pain with this gentle exercise class. Pilates is a form of exercise that improves posture, prevents back pain and strengthens core muscles.

Pilates: Intermediate - Advanced

Help prevent or ease your gardening back pain with this gentle exercise class. Pilates is a form of exercise that improves posture, prevents back pain and strengthens core muscles.

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.

The autumn herbalist: Aromatic remedies

Social sessions inspired by the Garden, for people affected by dementia, their friends, relatives and supporters. Sessions include sensory activities and informal chat with refreshments.

Alison Turnbull: Another Green World

Alison Turnbull: Another Green World

An exhibition of drawings and photographs by acclaimed contemporary artist Alison Turnbull celebrating the launch of her new publication: ‘Another Green World - Linn Gardens: Encounters with a Scottish Arcadia’.

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