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…

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Gardening from Scratch: 6-session course

Wednesday 18th September 2019 - Wednesday 23rd October 2019

Have fun and be inspired as you learn the basics of gardening. Ideal for beginner gardeners - to improve your knowledge and gardening skills and to give you the confidence to nurture and enjoy your garden.

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Master Class: Growing Vegetables

Saturday 21st September 2019

Learn all you need to know about growing vegetables. Max Crisfield is responsible for the kitchen garden at Parham House and Gardens in West Sussex, an acre of beautiful and productive potager-style vegetable parterres and cut flower borders.

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Macmillan Coffee Morning 2019

Friday 27th September 2019

Macmillan Coffee Morning 2019 is nearly here! This will be Macmillan's biggest fundraising event for people facing cancer, and your support means Macmillan can be right there for more people living with cancer.

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Day Trip: Visiting Two Special Gardens in Sandwich, Kent

Thursday 3rd October 2019

We are delighted to be visiting the Salutation garden in Sandwich, Kent, where the innovative Steve Edney is Head Gardener. Also Steve's private garden 'Sweetbriar'. Supper at Salutation is included in this day/evening outing.

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Create a Beautiful Alpine Trough

Thursday 17th October 2019

Having long admired the Alpine Trough displays at Chelsea Flower Show, we thought we’d love to have a go – so we have invited Wendy Bates from Rotherview Nursery near Hastings (which won a Gold Medal at Chelsea this year!) to run a workshop here at the Garden House.

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Planted Pop Up – a Seasonal Autumn Supper!

Friday 25th October 2019

We are delighted to announce our latest pop up date - an evening of seasonal eating at The Garden House with Autumn is here, we'll be getting cosy and we may even fire up the log burner!

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Who Dares Prune?

Saturday 9th November 2019

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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Christmas Wreath-Making Workshops

Saturday 7th December 2019 - Sunday 8th December 2019

Join one of our popular Christmas Wreath-Making Workshops in the cosy Garden House – these workshops mark the beginning of the festive season for us and for many of you who come each year!

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6-Session Propagation Course

Wednesday 12th February 2020

This exciting new 6-week course will cover the principles of propagation – both vegetative and from seed - for climbers, conifers, shrubs, pond plants, rockery plants, ornamental border plants (perennials, biennials and annuals), trees and bulbs.

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Botanical illustration, Beginners and Improvers: 6-session course

Tuesday 17th March 2020

Working with specimens from the garden, create accurate botanical studies with guidance from professional botanical art tutor Leigh Ann Gale. A botanical illustration course suitable for beginners and improvers.

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