Spend a day learning the basics of garden design.

Garden lovers of all ages will enjoy this introduction to design taught at the former home of John Brookes MBE and Joyce Robinson. This class will be lead by Nigel Philips , a practicing garden designer who has created exhibition gardens at local and national shows and has won awards at the Chelsea Flower Show. Nigel has lectured for the Royal Horticultural Society and has taught garden design for the last twenty-five years, at Plumpton college and elsewhere.

The day course is £95 per person (20% discount for RHS members), all inclusive, and can be booked by calling Denmans Gardens on 01243 278950 or by emailing office@denmans.org.

Saturday 23rd MaySaturday 20th JuneSaturday 15th August
10:00 amMeet at Denmans Gardens
10:15 amCoffee and registration
10:30 amThe Principles of Garden Design
Structure and layout of the garden is central to its enjoyment.
Tea Break
11:45 amPlants and Planting
The decoration of the garden is down to plants complementing the layout.
12:30 pmLunch
2.00 pmGarden
A walk around the garden to see how the principles of the structure work with the planting choices.
3.30 pmTea and Cakes