Taster Day

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Why not treat yourself or a friend or member of the family to a memorable day out on a garden design day at Plumpton College. It can be the first step to creating a beautiful garden. The day will include lunch and a trip out to visit a local garden with expert guidance by garden designer Nigel Philips.

Entry Requirements:

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Dates & Location:


7th July 2018

14th July 2018

This course runs from 10:00 - 16:15




Our horticulture facilities at Plumpton are pretty impressive. In fact you’ll get to experience one of the finest natural locations in the country, perfect for developing your creativity. Whether indoors or outdoors, you’ll be able to build your skills in an excellent environment.

  • Discover our extensively planted areas on-site at Plumpton

As you build your knowledge, you’ll be able to gain a wide experience of being able to identify and maintain different plants.

  • Experience our endangered plant collections at first hand

You’ll be able to experience our Black Poplars and National collection of Hebes, in addition to our endangered plant network connection with Kew Gardens.

  • Grow plants all year round here

We’ve got an excellent large area under glass where you’ll be able to grow plants without the risk of the weather, up to a commercial level.

  • Build even more skills at Plumpton

You’ll be able to develop your brickwork skills and paving at our large landscaping centre.

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