|Course||About||Cost||Duration||Start date||Book your place|
|Introduction to Plant Propagation||This 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.||£100||2 hours per week for 4 weeks||Saturday 17th April – Saturday 8th May|
|Practical Skills in the Garden||A 3 week course where you can improve your practical skills for the Spring and Summer season.||£150||5 hour sessions||Saturday 24th April – Saturday 8th May 2021|
|Allotment Growing||Allotment 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.
|TBC||5 hours per week for 4 weeks||Saturday 24th April 2021 until Saturday 15th May||Available to book soon|
|Grow Your Own Cut Flowers||This 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.
|£800||5 hours per week for 13 weeks||Wednesday 28th April – Wednesday 16st July 2021|
|Hanging Baskets||Learn 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.
|£40||2.5 hours||Saturday 29th May 2021|
|An Introduction to Lawn Care||This 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.||£30||2.5 hours||Saturday 12th June 2021|
|Sustainable Flowers||During 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.||£100||4 hours||Wednesday 7th July 2021|
Wednesday 14th July 2021