Informative & inspirational events, talks, courses & workshops

We offer an inspiring mix of workshops, talks and courses for all levels of experience and covering all aspects of garden-related subjects – horticultural, practical and creative, as well craft and art workshops…

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All About Roses, with Simon White (Peter Beales Nursery)

Saturday 5th June 2021

Join us for a day celebrating the rose with expert Simon White of award winning Peter Beales Nursery in Norfolk. Super knowledgeable and endlessly enthusiastic about roses, Simon is leading this practical workshop on how to prune roses, plus all-year care of roses.

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Summer Garden Visits

Wednesday 16th June 2021

Private garden visits to Bates Green Farm and Tudor Cottage, Arlington, in Sussex. Knowing how much we all love to visit and be inspired by other people’s gardens!

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Fully booked

Learn ‘Sashiko’ Stitch and the Art of Japanese Mending

Tuesday 6th July 2021

Sashiko is a Japanese form of decorative reinforcement stitching - it translates as “little stabs” and was originally used to patch Japanese kimonos.

Fully booked

Summer Garden Visits

Wednesday 7th July 2021

Cupani garden, Seaford, and Long House in the South Downs hamlet of Westdean, Sussex. Knowing how much we all love to visit and be inspired by other people’s gardens!

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Botanical Illustration: Inspired by Flowers

Monday 12th July 2021

Join our one-day workshop botanical illustration workshop 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.

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Fully booked

Learning by doing: 4 session workshop

Tuesday 13th July 2021 - Tuesday 3rd August 2021

Working in our teaching garden, improve your knowledge and skills and gain the confidence to plan, plant, propagate, prune and much more.

Fully booked

Summer Garden Visits

Wednesday 14th July 2021

The Old Vicarage in Washington, and Sandhill Farm, near Petersfield, West Sussex. Knowing how much we all love to visit and be inspired by other people’s gardens!

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The Watercolour Garden: 1 day workshop

Wednesday 21st July 2021

Inspired by the garden, join artist Seana Mallen to explore the brilliant spectrum of watercolour through a variety of techniques that are fun, easy and astonishingly effective! 

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Summer Garden Visit

Thursday 22nd July 2021

Summer visit to Pelham Plants, Laughton in Sussex. Knowing how much we all love to visit and be inspired by other people’s gardens!

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Learn ‘Sashiko’ Stitch and the Art of Japanese Mending

Wednesday 4th August 2021

Sashiko is a Japanese form of decorative reinforcement stitching - it translates as “little stabs” and was originally used to patch Japanese kimonos.

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