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November, 2018

Wednesday 21 November 2018

Creating Better Planting Plans

Right plant, right place! We are delighted to again invite Annie Guilfoyle to the Garden House.  An inspirational garden designer, and an experienced tutor (Annie was formerly director of Garden Design at KLC School of Design at Hampton Court Palace), she also runs gardening-related courses at West Dean College near …

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Saturday 24 November 2018

Rose Growing Made Easy

We look forward to welcoming back to The Garden House rose expert Simon White of award winning Peter Beales nursery in Norfolk.  Simon is very knowledgeable and endlessly enthusiastic about roses, so this workshop will be invaluable for anyone thinking about growing roses, or how to look after the ones …

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Monday 26 November 2018

Festive Card-Making Workshop

Working with renowned Brighton-based artist Kate Osborne, create images for festive cards using print and watercolour painting techniques.

This will be a fun and creative workshop with a small group, allowing Kate time for helpful and inspirational guidance – if you have been to one of Kate’s workshops before you’ll …

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December, 2018

Starting Friday 30 November 2018

Christmas Wreath-Making Workshops

Create a beautiful decorative wreath for inside your house or for your front door – such a great way to kick off your festive season! Limited spaces now available on these very popular workshops. See below. 

Five sessions are available:

Friday 30 Nov – 3pm to 5.30pm BOOK ONLINE Friday…

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February, 2019

24 February - 2 March 2019

Garden House trip to Madeira

We have now completed our arrangements for the Garden House visit to Madeira.  Confirmed dates are 24 February to 2 March 2019.

We are working with Exodus Travels, a reputable, established travel company that has an ethos that chimes with ours. They also have all the necessary travel licenses, which …

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Starts Thursday 28 February 2019

Flowers, Foliage, Form, Function, Fashion and Fun!

For all lovers of plants we bring you an exciting new 6-session course at the Garden House, focusing on 6 F’s – Flowers, Foliage, Form, Function, Fashion and Fun! – and offering a different perspective to our many other courses.

It is our hope by the end of the course …

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March, 2019

Starts Thursday 7 March 2019

Gardening from Scratch: 6-session course

Have fun and be inspired as you learn the basics of gardening. Our Thursday evening course is designed for beginner gardeners – to improve your knowledge and gardening skills and to give you the confidence to nurture and enjoy your garden.

“I loved the course, learnt more than expected and …

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April, 2019

3 April 2019

Garden House trip to Japan

From 3-17 April 2019 we will enjoy our third trip to Japan – this time in spring to see the renowned and very beautiful cherry blossom!  We will be staying in 4-star hotels in Kyoto, Hiroshima, Hakone and Tokyo, visiting the wondrous gardens, shrines and temples, and enjoying the food …

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Starting Tuesday 23 April 2019

Botanical illustration, Beginners and Improvers: 4-session course

A botanical illustration course suitable for beginners and improvers.

Working with specimens from the garden, create accurate botanical studies with guidance from professional botanical art tutor Leigh Ann Gale.

On this 4-session course you will learn the fundamental skills for drawing and painting botanically, including accurate, observational study, the effect …

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