Gardening Workshops

CourseAboutCostDurationStart dateBook your place
Sustainable FlowersDuring this course our expert tutor will teach you about alternative mechanics to oasis, creating 3 floral designs using seasonal flowers and foliage’s, allowing you to be more sustainable when creating fabulous floral designs. This course is suitable for anyone, whether you have experience or not.£1004 hoursWednesday 7th July 2021
Wednesday 14th July 2021
An Introduction to Lawn CareThis course will cover how to identify problems with your lawn with an overview of problems such as weeds and diseases; types of mowers and their uses; safe use of mowers; setting up and checking your mower after winter storage; reasons and benefits of scarifying, aeration and lawn treatments.£302.5 hoursNext date TBC
Hanging BasketsLearn how to plant an impressive hanging basket to be the envy of your family and friends. You will be guided through how to plant and arrange a hanging basket by one of our experienced horticultural lecturers. Giving you the tips and tricks to get started and make the most out of your baskets.

You will have the opportunity to plant your own basket to take home and the course will include all materials, compost, basket and plants.

£402.5 hoursNext date TBC
Grow Your Own Cut FlowersThis course is for anyone who wants to learn how to grow a variety of flowers and foliage for cutting, either as a hobby or in preparation for a business venture.

Course modules include a mix of theory and practical skills such a plant propagating methods and choosing which plants to grow. The course also looks at the issues around sustainability and environmental impact which are so important in the floristry and horticulture sector.

£8005 hours per week for 13 weeksNext date TBC
Practical Skills in the GardenA 3 week course where you can improve your practical skills for the Spring and Summer season.£1505 hour sessionsNext date TBC
Allotment GrowingAllotment gardening offers an escape from urban life and rewards you with incredibly fresh, tasty and varied produce for much of the year, but getting started can seem daunting.

Suitable for complete beginners and existing plot holders, this course will give you the confidence, skills and knowledge to prepare and maintain a productive, sustainable and well-kept plot.

TBC5 hours per week for 4 weeksNext date TBC
Introduction to Plant PropagationThis course will introduce the science and practice of a range of plant propagation techniques. Skills in seed collection, storage and sowing as well as vegetative propagation will mean you may never have to spend money at the Garden Centre again.£1002 hours per week for 4 weeksNext date TBC

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For information please email amanda.robinson@reaseheath.ac.uk.