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December, 2017

Starts Friday 1 December 2017

Christmas Wreath-Making Workshops

Join one of our hugely popular Christmas Wreath-Making Workshops – five sessions: two on Friday 1 Dec, then Saturday 2 Dec and two on Sunday 3 December.

Create a beautiful decorative wreath for inside your house or for your front door. This is such a great way to kick off …

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Friday 8 December 2017

Traditional Festive Fayre at the Garden House!

Join us here at the Garden House on Friday 08 December for mulled cider, stollen and carol singing (at 6.00), as well as classy presents from local makers and craftspeople.

Open from 3.00 – 7.00 pm Do come …

Remember you can buy GARDEN HOUSE gift vouchers for workshops, courses …

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Tuesday 12 December 2017

Celebration of the Seasons

An evening for lovers of gardens, plants, food and drink, and traditional crafts.

Join our successful monthly Celebration of the Seasons’ Tuesday evening sessions.  As the nights draw in for Winter, come along and share your ideas and learn new seasonal skills.

This is such a great way to appreciate …

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January, 2018

Starting Wednesday 10 January 2018

Design Your Own Garden: 6-session course

The aim of this 6-session course is to give you some basic skills, knowledge and confidence to design or revamp your own garden to suit your lifestyle and budget.

By the end of the course you will be able to draw up a scale plan, with at least one planting …

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Thursday 18 January 2018

Plantspersonship: 8-session course

Are you a keen gardener or professional horticulturalist wanting to increase your knowledge and skills? 

This 8-session course is ideal for plant enthusiasts – the aim of the course is to encourage expertise and is designed to improve your plant knowledge by looking closely at plants, how they grow and …

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February, 2018

Saturday 17 February 2018

Apple Tree Pruning at the Ringmer Orchard

Visit a beautiful community orchard near Ringmer to learn the principles of pruning apples and pears with Peter May, an expert in fruit production, cultivation and pruning.

Peter will demonstrate a variety of apple-pruning techniques and then participants will be able to have a go. Please bring sharp secateurs, and …

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Friday 23 February 2018

Evening Event: wines of Portugal and Madeira

Join our latest wine-tasting workshop with expert Henry Butler of local wine merchant The Butler’s Wine Cellar.

We’ll be working our way through a selection of fine wines – wines that Henry recommends from Portugal and Madeira. If you love wine, but perhaps are not too confident on how to …

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April, 2018

Starts Thursday 19 April 2018

Botany for Gardeners: 4-session course

This is a practically based four-week course comprising 4x 3hour sessions. It will involve an introduction to some simple microscopic and biochemical techniques to investigate the structure of plants and to relate this to the way in which plants work. No previous knowledge of microscopy is necessary. We will use …

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