About the course
With Chelsea Flower Show on the way thoughts of how to plant , plan and prepare your show garden may be with you! A look at planting plans (how you can produce your own) with ideas and advice for colour schemes and plant combinations to enhance your garden throughout the seasons. Trees, shrubs, herbaceous planting, bedding and bulbs can all be combined to great effect in various conditions and environments. Bog gardens, woodland gardens, mixed borders, meadow planting amongst others.
Although this is a ‘standalone’ course appealing to both the novice and experienced gardener it would also be of interest to those who have completed our short courses such as ‘Introduction to Garden Design’, Pruning Workshops, Propagation Workshop etc.
Handouts, images and illustrations will be used but A4 pad (or paper) and pencil together with notebook & pen (or iPad) will be essential. If you have an area that you intend to plant please bring dimensions.