Planning & Planting Your Own Garden 2 Day Course – 15th & 22nd June

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Planning & Planting Your Own Garden 2 Day Course – 15th & 22nd June

June 15 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

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A 2 Day Course 15th & 22nd June 2022
Garden gazebo with purple themed romantic planting
£210.00 – £240.00

Create the garden that is perfect for you. This 2 day course will teach you all the designing and planting that you need to know.

Planning and Planting Your Own Garden – Day 1
Wednesday 15th June

Book on the Page for June 15th to book both days (June 15th and 22nd 2022)

Getting the layout of your garden right is the key to enjoying it for years to come.
Make sure that you have enough space for sitting, playing, relaxing and also make sure that your plants are in the right place, so they can thrive and perform to their best.

Who is the course for?
Beginners and garden enthusiasts are welcome.
This course for anyone who wants to re-design their own garden space; choose hard landscaping materials and then develop a basic planting scheme.

Subjects covered in Day 1 – 15th June:
1. Garden styles
2. The Design Process
3. Surveying and analysing your site
4. Your garden brief
5. Putting everything in the right place (a functional layout plan)
6. The master-plan
7. Hard landscaping materials
8. Getting your garden built

By the end of the day you will:
• Understand how to survey and analyse your garden site
• Have completed a basic design layout exercise, which you can then apply to your own garden
• Considered suitable hard landscaping materials for your garden

In Part 2, Juliet will explain how to design the planting for your garden to achieve colour, interest and atmosphere.
You will learn how to choose and combine plants for your soil conditions & the best effect in your garden.
You can decide on the style of planting that suits your garden and the types of plants that you want to grow.
We will discuss the pro’s and con’s of different plants, what to look for when you are buying plants and how to source good plants locally.

With illustrated talks & drawing exercises, by the end of the day, you will have completed some planting schemes and have the skills to continue designing at home.

Subjects covered in Day 2 – 22nd June:
1. The planting design process
2. Requirements for healthy plants
3. Analysing your soil and site
4. Planting styles
5. How to combine plants
6. Drawing a planting plan

By the end of the day you will:
• Have tested your own soil
• Analysed the growing conditions in your garden
• Be able to choose the correct plants for your site
• Started a planting scheme to achieve your chosen style

The Group
We will be an informal group. Juliet teaches in an accessible, workshop style with illustrated ‘info-bites’ and relevant exercises for you to think about your own garden.
As well as being an award-winning garden designer, Juliet has been teaching gardening to professionals and enthusiasts for over 15 years.

Pre-course instructions
Illustrated handouts
Free soil testing
Complimentary drinks throughout the day
A discount voucher to spend at Old Barn Nurseries

2 Day Early Bird Ticket £210 (first 5 tickets sold)
2 Day Standard Ticket £240


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Early Bird 2 Day Ticket (First 5 tickets sold)
Planning & Planting Your Own Garden Early Bird 2 Day Ticket Wednesdays 15th and 22nd June 2022 10am-3.30pm Old Barn Nurseries
£ 210.00
6 available
Standard 2 day Ticket
Planning & Planting Your Own Garden Standard 2 day Ticket Wednesdays 15th and 22nd June 2022 10am-3.30pm Old Barn Nurseries
£ 240.00


June 15
10:00 am - 3:30 pm
£210.00 – £240.00
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Juliet Sargeant


Old Barn Nurseries, Dial Post
Worthing Road, Dial Post
Horsham, West Sussex RH13 8NR United Kingdom
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