Teaching & Talks

Develop your horticultural skills and knowledge

Teaching & Talks
Teaching & Talks by Julie Henderson

Workshops and Courses

This year I ran various workshops at The University of Bristol Botanic Gardens.

Basic Botany for Gardeners
Encouraging Pollinators
Love your mini beasts! (5-11 years)
Introduction to plant propagation

Details of next year's workshops to follow.


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
  • Attracting pollinators to your garden - the best plants to grow

Upcoming talks:

Pruning 7.30pm, Wednesday 21st March 2018 Sea Mills Garden Club, Sea Mills Methodist Church, 140 Shirehampton Road, BS9 2DY.
Pruning 7.30pm, Thursday 16th August 2018 Wrington Garden Club, Wrington Memorial Hall Silver Street, Wrington BS40 5QL
Botanical Latin Demystified 7.30pm, Thursday 2nd January 2019 Congresbury Horticultural Society, Methodist Hall, High Street, Congresbury BS49 5JA

Past talks:

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.