The Plantsman’s Nursery

Courses for 2017

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Shady Planting Day                                                   

New Date to be confirmed
With Neill Ludmon

Shade planting and workshop: Introducing the principles of planting design you will learn how to use shade loving and woodland plants to create wonderful planting combinations which will work both visually and horticulturally.
Find solutions to problem areas such as under mature trees, the base of hedges and north facing borders and walls.

Cost is £50 including a light lunch.

Propagation Day 

New Date to be confirmed
With Neill Ludmon

Propagation Workshop
Understand the basics of plant propagation to fill your garden for free. Practical tips for success with seeds to produce strong healthy plants throughout the year. Topics include seed collection, sowing and aftercare.

If you’ve mastered growing from seed, but are terrified of taking cuttings? This practical workshop also explains the principles of vegetative propagation and how to take successful cuttings in any season.

Cost is £50 including a light lunch.

Bearded Iris Field Tour and Lecture 

IRIS germanica Midsummer Night's Dream

Date to be confirmed
With Neill Ludmon

Spend the morning meandering around our Iris fields learning all the different forms of Iris and the difference between the classic historic type and the modern day hybrids. There will be a demonstration on division and planting and well as care and maintenance. Neill will also discuss plant selection depending on your gardens requirements.

Cost is £40 including refreshments

Pelargonium Care & Propagation 

Saturday 8th July – 10am-1pm
With Luci Skinner

This short course will demonstrate how to best for care for these beautiful South African plants in a British climate.
These wonderful highly scented perennials are often misunderstood and confused with the hideous bedding geranium. We’ll be showing you all the different types available that are much more exquisite in form, flower and diversity. We’ll look at overwintering, feeding, watering and of course propagation. 

Cost is £30 including refreshments

Hemerocallis Field Tour and Lecture 

HEMEROCALLIS lilioasphodelus

Date to be confirmed
With Gillian Morris

Colour in the Garden

August Date to be confirmed

Floristry & The Cutting Garden

August Date to be confirmed
With Luci Skinner

Better Borders Course
‘An introduction to planting design’ 

September date to be confirmed
With Neill Ludmon

This is one of our most popular courses. You’ll be learning practical & inspirational ideas to create beautiful borders. Neill will be discussing plant selection, when to plant and how to maintain beds and borders You’ll also be learning about form, structure and texture of plants as well as where plants thrive – ‘right plant, right place’!

 Cost is £50 including light lunch

Scent in the Garden

September date to be confirmed

All too often we focus on what the garden looks like. This is a chance to look at plants that not only look good but provide scent for us to enjoy. From trees and shrubs to bulbs and alpines, there is something for every garden.

More courses to be announced soon

Emailor ring the nursery on 01502 478258  to book or for more details. To book online use the link below select your course choice and pay online. You will then be sent an email confirmation with all the necessary details.

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All payment for courses, lectures and day trips are required when you book

Terms, Conditions & Cancellation Policy

  • If you are unable to attend a Day Course or Day Trip we regret that we are unable to offer payment refunds. You may rebook* for another course or a friend or family member may attend in your place.
  • *For Day Trips we require 7working days notice if you need to rebook. For Day Courses we require 48hours notice if you need to rebook.
  • If you notify us after this notice period or simply do not turn up we regret that you will receive no reimbursement
  • For cancellations within the notice period we can also offer credit notes to be spent on the nursery or on futures courses, lectures or trips.
  • If you are unable to attend a Lecture we require 24hours notice we can then offer the choice of rebooking. If you notify us after this notice period or simply do not turn up we regret that you will receive no reimbursement

          If we cancel the course

Woottens of Wenhaston LTD is entitled to cancel a Lecture, Day Course or Day Trip at anytime. We will inform you of this cancellation 24hours prior to the day on the contact number or email you provided us with. We will give you the option to rebook on another course or offer you a full refund.

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