Gardening for Beginners 2020

Course Type:
4 Days
Wednesday & Thursday 22 & 23 April
Wednesday & Thursday 6 & 7 May
10.30 – 4.00 daily
Our popular course with the opportunity to work in a real garden led by master horticulturist Ben Pope


Do you have a potentially good garden but do not know where to begin?

The first 3 days of this popular 4 day course take place in the Chelsea Physic Garden with the final day spent in two renowned gardens near Petersfield. Tutors are master gardener Ben Pope and Rosemary Alexander.  Covers all you need to know to care for your garden  – understanding your soil, choosing and buying new plants, growing new plants from seed and taking cuttings, common pests and diseases, lawn care, pruning trees, shrubs and climbers, vegetable and fruit growing, control of weeds, mulching and composting are all explained and demonstrated. The final day spent in 2 private gardens brings everything into context and gives time for questions and personal involvement.

Course notes, light lunch and refreshments are included.

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