Session 1 (14 Sep 2019) Imagine your Garden: design principles, ideas and inspiration.
Session 2 (28 Sep 2019) Measure and record: simple surveying and scale drawing.
Session 3 (12 Oct 2019) What goes where: developing a basic layout plan for your garden.
Session 4 (2 Nov 2019) Right plant, right place: the basics of creating planting plans for year round structure and interest.
Join RHS medal-winning garden designer Paul Herrington, for a fun and relaxed course over four one-day sessions to help you design or re-think your own garden. Paul will share his top tips and skills to help you to make a start designing your own garden. You will take inspiration from the extraordinary surroundings of the Botanic Garden, with walk and talk sessions out in the Garden as well as discussions and practical talks in the Classroom. The course is designed for absolute beginners.
Paul Herrington has designed and created many private, public and health-care gardens over the past 30 years. He co-ordinates the Cambridge branch of ‘alternative’ garden festival, the Chelsea Fringe, and therapeutic horticulture projects for people with physical and psychological health issues.
The price is for all 4 sessions which cannot be booked individually.
Please take the time to read our course cancellations and refunds policy.