Teaching & Talks
Develop your horticultural skills and knowledge
Teaching & Talks
Workshops and Courses
This year's workshops at The Universtiy of Bristol Botanic Garden
|Introduction to Plant Propagation||10am - 4pm||Saturday 5th May 2018||Full Details & Booking|
|Encouraging pollinators all year round||9.30am - 1pm||Sunday 1st July 2018||Full Details & Booking|
|Pests and Diseases||10am - 4pm||Saturday 18th August 2018||Full Details & Booking|
|Tree Workshops for Children||Throughout August||Full Details & Booking|
|Introduction to Plant Propagation||10am - 4pm||Saturday 15th September 2018||Full Details & Booking|
|Tree Workshop for Children||2pm||Tuesday 30th October||Full Details & Booking|
|Tree Workshop for Children||10am||Thursday 1st November||Full Details & Booking|
Last year's courses:
|Basic Botany for Gardeners||Details|
|Love your mini beasts! (5-11 years)||Details|
|Introduction to plant propagation||Details|
Illustrated talks to clubs and societies on interesting horticultural topics. Including:
- Botanical Latin demystified - why we use it and how it helps
- Pruning - an insight into the general principles, to get the most from our shrubs
- Propagation - an overview of basic methods and which to use when
- Pests and Diseases - how to avoid, reduce and live with them
- Attracting pollinators to your garden - making your garden attractive to pollinators (and to you), all year round.
- The 12 Plants of Christmas - a festive look at our favourite Christmas plants
|The 12 Plants of Christmas||7.30pm, Monday 12th November 2018||Clevedon Gardeners Club, Clevedon Community Centre, Princes Road, Clevedon|
|The 12 Plants of Christmas||10.30am, Saturday 8th December 2018||Brimpsfield and Mid-Cotswold Garden Society, Brimpsfield Village Hall, Brimpsfield, Gloucestershire|
|The 12 Plants of Christmas||7.30pm, Wednesday 12th December 2018||Compton Martin Gardening Club, Compton Martin Village Hall|
|Botanical Latin Demystified||7.30pm, Thursday 3rd January 2019||Congresbury Gardening Club, Methodist Hall, High Street, Congresbury|
|Pruning||7.30pm, Wednesday 30th January 2019||Severnside Cottage Garden Society, Whitminster Village Hall, School Lane, Whitminster|
|Pruning||7.30pm, Wednesday 6th March 2019||Sandford and District Gardening Club, Sandford Village Hall, Greenhill Road, Sandford|
|Pruning||7.30pm, Monday 15th April 2019||Burnham-on-Sea Horticultural Society, Community Centre, Berrow Rd, Burnham-on-Sea|
|Subject To Be Confirmed||7.30pm, Thursday 15th August 2019||Wrington Gardening Club, Wrington Memorial Hall, Silver Street, Wrington|
|Propagation||7.30pm, Tuesday 10th September 2019||Winterbourne Down Horticultural Society, All Saints Church Hall, Church Road, Winterbourne Down|
|The 12 Plants of Christmas||7.30pm, Wednesday 13th November 2019||Kilmersdon Gardeners, Kilmersdon Village Hall, High St, Kilmersdon|
|The 12 Plants of Christmas||7.30pm, Monday 18th November 2019||Abbeydale Garden Club, Upton Village Hall, Bondend Road, Upton St Leonards|
|The 12 Plants of Christmas||7.30pm, Wednesday 18th November 2019||Torbay Horticultural Society, Livermead House Hotel, Torquay|
|The 12 Plants of Christmas||8.00pm, Thursday 5th December 2019||North Curry & District Amateur Gardeners Club, The Pavillion, Greenway, North Curry|
|The 12 Plants of Christmas||7.30pm, Wednesday 11th December 2019||Nailsea WI, Christchurch Vestry Hall, Nailsea|
|The 12 Plants of Christmas||2.00pm, Wednesday 18th December 2019||Backwell Garden Club, WI Hall, Station Rd, Backwell|
|Pruning||Wrington Garden Club, Wrington Memorial Hall Silver Street, Wrington|
|Pruning||Sea Mills Garden Club, Sea Mills Methodist Church, 140 Shirehampton Road, BS9 2DY.|
|Botanical Latin Demystified - why we use it and how it helps||Backwell Garden Club, WI Hall, Station Rd, Backwell|
Bespoke Training Sessions
- Improve your horticultural skills; pruning, propagation techniques etc.
- For individuals, societies, groups of friends, or professional gardeners.
- A lively mix of theory and practical demonstration giving an insight into various aspects of gardening.
- Perfect as a gift for budding gardeners.
Please feel free to contact me for bookings or further information.