Gardening

Gardening Courses

These courses are perfect for those looking to start gardening, or improve specific skills on their plot.
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  1. £125.00

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    An Evening at Sissinghurst with Sarah

    Not only is the evening light the best light in which to see a garden or any beautiful place, but the added pleasure is being somewhere that you know is often very busy when it isn't. That combination means that Sissinghurst becomes its best on these evenings. Adam and Juliet Nicolson both grew up…

  2. £185.00

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    Charles Dowding - No Dig Organic Veg Gardening, plus Composting Workshop

    Charles has been growing organic salad and veg for 30 years, supplying his part of the west country with delicious bags of salad and boxes of veg twelve months round. On this day course he'll show us all the benefits of no-dig - higher production, less labour, fantastic flavour and lots more and -…

  3. £150.00

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    Dahlia Day

    Start the day at Great Dixter and enjoy a tour around the garden with one of their gardeners. There is then time to wander through the gardens at leisure and to visit the nursery to stock up on plants. Arrive at Perch Hill in time for lunch (45min drive - own transport necessary), after which I…

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    Grow Your Own Cut Flowers Part 1

    I'll give you hard facts on how to succeed with growing the very best and most productive plants for at least nine months of the year, combined with the best cut-and-come-again variety inspiration. In the morning, we're in the classroom, covering all the theory. In the afternoon, you will spend…

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    Grow Your Own Cut Flowers Part 2

    I will show you the best perennials, (including tender perennials such as dahlias, alstroemerias and echinaceas), roses and shrubs, spring to winter, and Josie (our head gardener) will teach you the skills you need to care for and propagate them. We will use the new perennial cutting garden at…

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    Jasper Conran - How to Make Beautiful Places - Interiors and Gardens

    A morning of chat with Jasper and Sarah, discussing his life of design, not so much in fashion but in making beautiful places. We'll move on to Jasper's favourite flowers and colours — which and why, and end with an audience Q and A. Drinks and canapes will be served with garden wandering…

  7. £150.00

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    Magnificent Pots at Bix Manor Barn, Oxfordshire

    All we have learnt over the years to make our pots at Perch Hill - little and large - take centre stage in the garden. This course covers design and plant inspiration, as well as functional details of how to keep your pots looking good for longest. Please

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    Magnificent Pots at Perch Hill with Sarah

    All we have learnt over the years to make our pots at Perch Hill - little and large - take centre stage in the garden. This course covers design and plant inspiration, as well as functional details of how to keep your pots looking good for longest. This course is taught by Sarah, with Josie Lewis,…

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    Magnificent Pots at Sleightholmedale Lodge, North Yorkshire

    All we have learnt over the years to make our pots at Perch Hill - little and large - take centre stage in the garden. This course covers design and plant inspiration, as well as functional details of how to keep your pots looking good for longest. Please

  10. £150.00

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    Magnificent Pots at The Court at Old-Lands, Monmouthshire

    All we have learnt over the years to make our pots at Perch Hill - little and large - take centre stage in the garden. This course covers design and plant inspiration, as well as functional details of how to keep your pots looking good for longest. Please

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    Magnificent Pots at The Courtyard, Holker Hall, Cumbria

    All we have learnt over the years to make our pots at Perch Hill - little and large - take centre stage in the garden. This course covers design and plant inspiration, as well as functional details of how to keep your pots looking good for longest. Please

  12. £150.00

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    Magnificent Pots at The Tithe Barn, Symondsbury Estate, Dorset

    All we have learnt over the years to make our pots at Perch Hill - little and large - take centre stage in the garden. This course covers design and plant inspiration, as well as functional details of how to keep your pots looking good for longest. Please

  13. £50.00

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    Perennial Problems with Head Gardener, Josie Lewis

    This course will cover the basics of starting a new border or renovating an established one including soil analysis, understanding plants and care through the seasons. Weather permitting, we will take a look at the planting in our garden at Perch Hill and there will be a practical demonstration of…

  14. £95.00

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    Staking and Supports with Head Gardener, Josie Lewis

    If you can get your hands on some hazel or silver birch pea sticks, or some coppiced willow, you can create some beautiful and architectural frames. Woven into temporary garden baskets – tall and short – these all do the supporting jobs well and look wonderful. All the early flowerers such as…

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    Tom Stuart Smith - How to Make Beautiful Places - Garden Projects and Designs, Naturalism and Modernity

    A morning of chat and slides with Tom Stuart Smith, multiple gold medal winner at Chelsea and one of the UK's supremo garden designers over the last two decades with projects throughout the world. Tom will talk about planting design and how his approach depends on the place - and the people - he is…

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    Year Round Veg Course with Sarah

    The veg areas of Perch Hill are about super-production, not just for the summer months, but throughout the winter too. What are the plants you can grow through the cold, grey months of the year and which need more light and heat for late spring and summer harvests? We concentrate on cut-and-come…