Practical - surveying your garden and planting design
This course is divided in two. The first part will be taken up with designing and drawing up a plan for a garden area. This plan can either be your own garden or a friends or a project set on the course. The other part will be devoted to learning more about plants and how to associate them together in a planting plan culminating in a completed garden design inked and coloured in.
- Draw up and design a garden on paper.
- Draw up a planting plan and colour in.
- Discuss hard landscape detailing e.g water gardens, paving and walling.
- Discuss soft Landscape detailing e.g trees, shrubs and herbaceous perennials.
- Label and colour in a garden design.
Course reference: GDP002
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No formal entry requirements but it is recommended that you attend Garden Design 1
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Dates: 8th January- 19th March 2018
Time: 09.30- 12.30
Every Monday for 10 weeks
Please note 10% discount is offered to anyone who has attended Garden Design One. To receive the offer please email email@example.com to receive the promotional code in order to continue with this transaction.
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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