Tuition & Workshops

Janice offers workshops for people new to gardening and willow weaving to help them get started and develop their knowledge and skills. Janice has worked in the Countryside sector since 2000, and has delivered many interactive workshops in this time.

All workshops are held in our garden 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.

To comply with Covid requirements, Janice is developing a covered outdoor area for workshops in 2021. Groups will  be no more than five, to comply with 'The rule of six'.

Workshops for 2021

An Introduction to Veggie Gardening

 

It’s not too late to get growing vegetables for this year!

  • Spend half a day finding out how to sow and grow your own veggies for the forthcoming year

  • We’ll discuss crop rotation, companion planting and demystify the whole process

 

£35      Friday 23rd April. 10.00 am – 12.30 pm, or 2.00 pm - 4.30 pm

Learn about Container Gardening

 

  • Learn about growing in different types of containers

  • Find out more about growing bedding plants, perennials, veggies and shrubs in different sorts of containers

£35    Friday 7th May. 10.00 am – 12.30 pm, or 2.00 pm - 4.30 pm

Learn to Prune and Propagate

 

  • Learn about growing plants in containers

  • Find out more about growing bedding plants, perennials, veggies and shrubs in different sorts of containers

£35    Friday 21st May. 2.00 pm – 4.30 pm

An Introduction to Garden Design

 

  • Develop your knowledge to re-design your own garden

  • Learn about the principles of garden design

  • Discuss examples in the garden

  • Follow up support for working on your own design at home

 

£80      Friday 11th June. 10.00 am - 4.30 pm with lunch break

Willow Weaving Workshops for 2021

Book 2 workshops & get £5 off! Spend a day willow weaving by booking onto a willow edging workshop and either a willow obelisk or grow through support and get £5 off!

Create your own Willow Edging

 

  • Make your own willow edging to prevent plants flopping over your paths and lawns

  • Taller ones may even keep cats off  your garden beds!

£35 + £10 materials    Tuesday 27th April. 10.00 – 12.30 pm or

                                        Wednesday 28th April. 10.00 am – 12.30 pm

Create your own Willow Obelisk

 

  • Make your own willow obelisk to support climbing plants

£35 + £5 materials    Tuesday 27th April. 2.00 pm – 4.30 pm

Create a willow grow-through plant support

 

  • Make your own willow grow through plant support, to help stop tall plants like delphiniums falling over

 

£35 + £5 materials      Wednesday 27th April. 2.00 pm – 4.30 pm

Bookings can be amended if Covid prevents you from attending.

Contact by email is easier as answering queries is easier when you're not up to your knees in plants and compost. If you'd rather ring, please be ready to leave a message and I'll get back to you as soon as I can.

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