All workshops are held in our garden studio in the beautiful village of Sawdon. They include some theory and discussion, but also plenty of practical/hands-on time out in the garden with opportunities to ask questions.

Learn to Prune your Shrubs and Trees: £30 (1/2 day)

  • Learn more about how to prune trees and shrubs
  • Find out what to prune and when
  • Examples demonstrated in the garden
  • Finish with hot soup cosied up to the log burner!

Saturday 15th February: 10.00 – 12.30/1.00pm (including lunch)

New date tba in summer - Using your prunings for propagating

​Propagating from seeds and cuttings: £30 (1/2 day)

  • Learn to lift and divide perennials
  • Take cuttings from shrubs
  • Plant seeds and pot on seedlings
  • Warm up with some hot soup by the log burner!

Saturday 21st March: 10 – 12.30/1.00pm (including lunch)

An Introduction to Veggie Gardening: £30 (1/2 day)

  • Spend half a day finding out how to sow and grow your own veggies for the forthcoming year
  • Another chance to warm up with some hot soup by the log burner!

Saturday 28th March: 10 – 12.30/1.00pm (including lunch)

 Grow your Garden Know-How: £15.00 per session (1 ½ hours)

  • Looking at what to do in the garden for each season
  • Great for people new to gardening
  • Opportunity to ask questions and develop your knowledge

Saturdays: 4th April, 13th June and 3rd October

 An Introduction to Garden Design: £80 (2 days)

  • Develop your knowledge to re-design your own garden
  • Learn about the principles of garden design
  • Look at examples in the garden
  • Time to work on a design for your own garden

Amended date - to be confirmed depending on demand. 

​Please get in touch if interested.

2 weekdays or a weekend in May: 10.00 – 4.00 (bring your lunch) or
Weekend of 18th & 19th July: 10.00 – 4.00 (bring your lunch)

For further information and to book (booking essential)

or call Janice on 07813 576214   

"Janice's 2 day design course was pure joy!

I learned so many simple tips for designing and managing a garden...I was buzzing all the way home!"  Sheila

Gardening Workshops in 2020

Down 2 Earth

Gift Vouchers available  throughout the year for birthdays and other special occasions