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Gardening Courses Rutland

Rutland is a beautiful part of England, and as its motto suggests - there is 'much in little'. This is also true of gardening in Rutland. There are many enthusiasts, and for some, not enough gardening courses to go round! With this in mind we are bringing the world's best gardening teachers to you via our online gardening lectures. Not only do you get video lectures in all manner of horticultural topics, ranging from garden design to beekeeping, but we also provide you with a virtual classroom. Here you get direct contact with some of the world's greatest horticulturalists, and a buzzing atmosphere with the other garden design or horticulture students. Courses are available for all abilities ranging from complete gardening beginners, to professional garden designers.

Gardens we like in Rutland Barnsdale Gardens has 38 individually designed and well-stocked gardens. Each one offers practical concepts that you can use at home as well as botanically labelled plants, ideal for making notes of the ones you really like.

Courses we like if you are available to attend in person (2012) Winter at Barnsdale 24 January 10.30am-12.30pm £18.00 Tutor: Nick Hamilton Watercolour Painting Day - Poppies and Stone Wall 26 January 10.30am - 4pm £67 Watercolour Painting Day - Snowdrops 23 February 10.30am-4pm £67.00 Tutor: Sandra Peck Basics of Vegetable Growing 1 March 10.30am-12.30pm £18.00 Tutor: Nick Hamilton Growing in Raised Beds 1 March 2pm-4pm £18.00 Tutor: Nick Hamilton Basics of Vegetable Growing and Growing in Raised Beds 1 March Special Price Introduction to Growing Organic Vegetables 6 March10.30am-3.30pm £56.50 Tutor: Nick Hamilton Rose Pruning 7 March 10.30am-12.30pm £18.00 Tutor: Jon Brocklebank Rose Pruning 7 March 2pm-4pm £18.00 Tutor: Jon Brocklebank RHS Vegetables all the Year Round 10 March 10am-3.30pm RHS Members - £40.00 Non-members - £50.00 Tutor: Nick Hamilton RHS Watercolour Painting Day – Cottage Doorway 13 March 10.30am-4pm RHS Members - £53.60 Non-members - £67.00 Tutor: Sandra Peck Spring at Barnsdale 22 March 10.30am-12.30pm £18 Tutor: Nick Hamilton Plant Propogation 28 March 10.30am-12.30pm £18.00 Tutor: Nick Hamilton Spring Flower Photography 1 April 9.30am-4.30pm £67.00 Tutor: Hemant Jariwala Composting 4 April 10.30am-12.30pm £18.00 Tutor: Nick Hamilton Vegetables all the Year Round 11 April 10am-3.30pm £56.50 Tutor: Nick Hamilton Designing with Plants 14 April 10am-4pm £85.00 Tutor: Adam Frost Pruning Shrubs 17 April 10.30am-12.30pm £18.00 Tutor: Jon Brocklebank Watercolour Painting Day – Magnolias 24 April 10.30am-4pm £67.00 Tutor: Sandra Peck RHS Watercolour Painting Day – Clematis 10 May 10.30am-4pm RHS Members - £53.60 Non-members - £67.00 Tutor: Sandra Peck Growing Under Glass 30 May 10.30am-12.30pm £18.00 Tutor: Nick
Watercolour Painting Day – Close-up Rose 21 June 10.30am-4pm £67.00 Tutor: Sandra Peck Garden Photography 24 June 9.30am-4.30pm £67.00 Tutor: Hemant Jariwala Summer Flower Photography 22 July 9.30am-4.30pm £67.00 Tutor: Hemant Jariwala Watercolour Painting Day – Sweet Peas 24 July 10.30am-4pm £67.00 Tutor: Sandra Peck Watercolour Painting Day – Blue Hydrangeas 16 August 10.30am-4pm £67.00 Gardening in Shade 21 August 10.30am-12.30pm £18.00 Tutor: Nick Hamilton Watercolour Painting Day – Sunlit Garden 11 September 10.30am-4pm £67.00 Composting 26 September 10.30am-12.30pm £18.00 Tutor: Nick Hamilton Preparing Your Garden for Winter 27 September 10am-12.30pm £18.00 Tutor: Nick Hamilton Rose Pruning 3 October 10.30am-12.30pm £18.00 Tutor: Jon Brocklebank Rose Pruning 3 October 2pm-4pm £18.00 Tutor: Jon Brocklebank Watercolour Painting Day – Windmill 9 October 10.30am-4pm £67.00 Tutor: Sandra Peck Introduction to Growing Organic Vegetables 8 October 10.30am-3.30pm £56.50 Growing Soft Fruit 11 October 10.30am–12.30pm £18.00 Tutor: Nick Hamilton Autumn at Barnsdale 14 October 10:30am - 12:30pm £18.00 Tutor: Nick Hamilton Pruning Shrubs 16 October 10.30am-12.30pm £18.00 Tutor: Jon Brocklebank Simple Garden Design 17 October 7pm-9pm £18.00 Tutor: Adam Frost Vegetables all the Year Round 17 October 10am-3.30pm £56.50 Tutor: Nick Hamilton Garden Photography 21 October 9.30am-4.30pm £67.00 Tutor: Hemant Jariwala RHS Vegetables all the Year Round 25 October 10am-3.30pm RHS Members - £40.00 Non-members - £50.00 Tutor: Nick Hamilton Plant Propagation 6 November 10.30am-12.30pm £18.00 Tutor: Nick Hamilton Watercolour Painting Day – Snow Geese 8 November 10.30am-4pm £67.00 Two Day Garden Design Course 10-11 November 9.30am-5pm £195.00 Pruning Fruit Trees 13 November 10.30am-12.30pm £18.00 Tutor: Nick Hamilton Pruning Fruit Trees 13 November 2pm-4pm £18.00 Tutor: Nick Hamilton Christmas Wreath Making Workshop 25 November 10.30am-12.30pm £25.00 Tutor: Sue Jarvis Watercolour Painting - Simple Cards 6 December 10.30am-4pm £67.00 Tutor: Sandra Peck

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