Thursdays between 10am and 4pm for 22 weeks, starting early September 2018.
This RHS course will be delivered at Holehird Gardens by the lecturing team from Newton Rigg College, to whom all enquiries should be directed.
The course is a mix of practical hands on gardening skills, demonstrations, plant identification and garden visits. The course consists of 6 units which include:
ground preparation and soil testing; pruning and plant maintenance; plant propagation; planting techniques; identification of garden plants, weeds, pests and diseases; sustainable gardening.
Course fee for 2018 TBC. Fee for 2017 was £620 (inc £112 RHS Registration Fee). The fee can be paid in 5 instalments throughout the year.
For more details contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01768 893400.
Thursday 20 September
10.00 to 13.00
Cost: £5 for LHS members, £23 for non-members which includes membership of LHS.
The workshop will be led by LHS member Pat Murphy.
Find out more about the botany of different types of seed including vegetables, shrubs and perennials. Learn how to collect, clean and sow seeds. Get involved in practical tasks to increase your skills. Learn how to increase your chance of successful germination with unusual seeds.
Click here for a course application form or with any enquiries about the course or LHS membership. Places are limited to 12. Please book by 12 September.
Thursday 8 November 2018
10.00 to 13.00
Cost: £5 to LHS members, £23 to non-members which includes membership of the LHS.
This workshop will be led by LHS member Pat Murphy.
Learn about planting bulbs for different types of display - early, late and colour. Techniques of planting. Practical session to create your own display. How to look after your pots until display time.
Please bring your own pots - a selection of bulbs will be available to purchase at cost price.
Click here for a course application form or with any enquiries about the course or LHS membership. Places are limited to 12. Please book by 26 October.
Saturday 8 December 10am to 1.30pm
A workshop led by Elisabeth Smith.
Be guided and inspired in the art of wreath making. Watch a number of different designs being created. Create your own Rustic, Traditional or Fragrant Wreath to take home - Rustic will be mainly bare willow, hazel with the addition of nuts and dried orange; Traditional will have a foundation of willow or hazel, ivy and holly; Fragrant will be a Rustic but with cinnamon sticks, orange, orange oil and ginger.
All resources will be provided but please specify which wreath you wish to create so Liz can bring the appropriate supplies.
Places are limited to 10. Book by 21 November.
Cost: £15 for LHS members, £33 for non-members (includes membership of the LHS).
Application forms and further information may be obtained from email@example.com