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Public Events

The Lakeland Horticultural Society is a charity whose aims are to promote the art and science of horticulture and good gardening practice. Its lectures are open to all, free of charge unless otherwise stated. Public Lectures are now held at the Marchesi Centre, Windermere, LA23 2AF where seating is limited to 90.




Horticultural Courses at Holehird Gardens


Wednesday, 15 February 2017 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Winter Pruning with Lyn Brunetti


Understand why we prune and how plants respond.  Learn the basic rules of pruning and when to tackle specifc plants.  Improve your skills by putting pruning into practice, following demonstrations and a Q & A session.



Thursday, 9 March 2017 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Opening Your Garden to the Public with Diane Hewitt


Find out more about local gardens which demonstrate quality, character and interest locally.  Learn how to prepare for opening your garden to the public.  Follow practical advice to avoid pitfalls and enjoy the experience.



Thursday, 6 April 2017 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Love Your Lawn with Adrian Lees


Learn how to tackle moss and early growing weeds. Find out how to give your lawn an early boost and how to keep it looking good all summer.  Practical demonstrations with tools of the trade and a Q & A session for insider information!


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