Crocus Garden School

Crocus Garden School

Gardening courses & talks 2018

Growing an Annual Cut Flower Garden

Growing an Annual Cut Flower Garden

Learn how to make a cut flower garden from scratch with Rachel Siegfried, British flower grower and florist of Green & Gorgeous. Learn which varieties to grow, how to sow and how to propagate. You'll also make a hand-tied bunch of beautiful early summer annuals during the workshop to take home. Cost includes all materials.

Wednesday 4th April
10.15am-12.45pm £60.00
Bulbs in the Cutting Garden & Floristry Workshop

Bulbs in the Cutting Garden & Floristry Workshop

Bulbs provide some of the most spectacular flowers for cutting. Learn how to use bulbs to maximum advantage in the cutting garden with Rachel Siegfried. You'll make a large hand-tied bunch using your choice of beautiful spring stems to take home. Cost includes all materials.

Wednesday 11th April
10.15am-12.45pm 60.00
Stylish Summer Containers

Stylish Summer Containers

The end of May is the ideal time to refresh your container planting. With a bit of planning you can have a wonderful display which keeps going but changes too, with something interesting happening through six months, to the first frosts.

Wednesday 16th May
10.15am-12.45pm £55.00
Better Borders: Planning, Planting and Plant Maintenance

Better Borders: Planning, Planting and Plant Maintenance

Mid-May is the ideal time to think about gaps in the border and other ways in which the planting design could be improved.

Saturday 19th May
10.15am-12.45pm £40.00
Better Borders: Staking, Training, Shaping and Border Maintenance

Better Borders: Staking, Training, Shaping and Border Maintenance

Discover how to use shaping, thinning and staking techniques to prolong the flowering and encourage optimal size and form of your border plants. You will learn how to limit the size and control the flowering time of herbaceous perennials using the “Chelsea Chop” method. We will show staking methods using different materials and you will learn how to make your own plant supports, taking home a wigwam which you have made in the workshop for use in your own garden.

Saturday 19th May
1.45pm-4.15pm £40.00

Dorney Court Kitchen Garden

Crocus at Dorney Court,
Court Lane,
Dorney,
SL4 6QP

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01628 669999

Opening times: 9am – 5.30pm 7 days a week