Tree Identification

Practical Gardening Course

                      ------ This course is now fully booked ------


A full day course led by Letta Jones at Holehird Gardens, Patterdale Road, Windermere. LA23 1NP    

TUESDAY 16 August 2022                        10.30 to 16.30

Letta ran a similar course here in 2018 and one on Herbs which received excellent reviews. She also delivered a Zoom lecture to the LHS in 2021 on the history of Chelsea Physique Garden where she guides. Letta is a trained Landscape Horticulturist, has a Master’s Degree in the History of Medicine and has lectured at Birkbeck College, University of London for over 15 years.

Course Content

  • Do you enjoy looking at trees and wonder what they are? 
  • In this practical workshop, we will explore the key features for tree identification. A tree walk in the gardens is included to put it all into practice.
  • You will go away confident about what to look for when identifying both native and introduced trees.  If you already have the Collins Tree Guide by Owen Johnson and/or a hand lens, please bring them along, plus a notebook and suitable outdoor shoes and clothing.
  • Plenty of time for Q and A.

Numbers are limited to 15

Cost £25        Tea/coffee/biscuits provide – please bring your own lunch.

Wear suitable outdoor clothing and stout shoes. You may wish to bring a notepad, pen and camera. Please email courses@holehirdgardens.org.uk to reserve a place. Further details re: payment will be sent to you on receipt of your email.