Discover Gardening (evening option)
18 September 2014 18:30 - 18 September 2014 21:00
Are you new to gardening, don't
where to start or just wanting to refresh your knowledge?
This introductory course acts as a comprehensive guide covering all
the basics of gardening.
There are no formal entry
requirements; all you need is an interest in plants and
The course starts on Thursday
18th September (6.30-9pm) 10 weekly sessions (with the
exception of autumn half term: Thursday 30 Oct)
The course is taught through talks;
demonstrations and a range of activities both in the classroom and
out in the gardens (weather permitting). Please come dressed
in suitable clothing for the weather (i.e. waterproof jackets and
wear suitable shoes). Also bring pen and paper.
Week 1 - What is a plant and
understanding their names.
Week 2 - Understanding your garden environment
Week 3 - Soil, composts and mulches
Week 4 - Choosing plants
Week 5 - Planting and aftercare
Week 6 - Pruning
Week 7 - Plant Health
Week 8 - Propagation
Week 9 - Lawns
Week 10 - Containers & Hanging baskets
What does it cost?
£60 (£55 Friends of Ness Gardens)
Do I need to book a place?
Yes - Please contact 0845 0304063 or book at the Gardens
Admissions desk on your next visit.
Conference Room and in the Gardens
For tickets call 0845 0304063