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September, 2017

Starts Wednesday 13 September 2017

Gardening from Scratch: 8-session course

Have fun and be inspired as you learn the basics of gardening. Our Wednesday 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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Friday 22 September 2017

Evening talk: Mushroom Magic

Join us for a light supper and an entertaining illustrated talk on all things fungal by Brighton-based wild mushroom expert Geoff Dann, and sample some of the more unusual and exotic species of edible wild mushrooms that can be found in Sussex (as well as other more well-known ones).

Geoff …

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Starts Wednesday 27 September 2017

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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Starts Thursday 28 September 2017

Plant Passion: 8-session course

Are you a keen gardener or professional horticulturalist wanting to increase your plant knowledge and skills – or maybe you attended one of our earlier Plantsmanship courses but still want to know more?

This 8-session course is ideal for all plant enthusiasts – the aim being to further your knowledge …

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October, 2017

Starting 15 October 2017

Garden House visit to Japan

We visited this beautiful and unique country back in October 2016 with 25 fellow travellers and had such a marvellous time that we really wanted to return.

So we are going again – 15 October to 29 October 2017!  CLICK HERE to see our report “Japan: the Trip of a …

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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!

The Garden House is hosting a festive celebration – a Traditional Fayre with local makers, carols and festive food and seasonal drinks!

The Fayre will be open from 2pm to 7pm.

Admission: £2 – will be donated to Brighton’s Clock Tower Project, a charity that supports homeless young people in …

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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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