Welcome to the Sussex Garden School

Get to know your garden better!

Join award-winning garden designer and experienced plantswoman,

Juliet Sargeant for fun & informative garden days.

Choose from our wide range of talks and courses at different

Sussex garden venues.

“With our Easy Garden Courses & Have-A-Go Gardening Days, you will feel inspired, enthused and equipped, to make the most of your garden space.”

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Our Latest Courses

Our ‘Easy Garden Courses’, ‘Have-A-Go gardening Days’ and ‘Tasty Garden Talks’ are a great way to learn more about your garden.

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Who are we?

Award-winning designer and TV presenter, Juliet Sargeant has 20 years of experience in delivering entertaining & informative garden talks & workshops.

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Where you can learn

We have chosen inspirational Sussex garden venues, to give you lots of ideas and a great day out.

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Gift Vouchers

Our wide range of garden talks & courses make a great gift for garden lovers and foodies. Treat your friends and loved ones with a gift voucher that they can reclaim against any event.

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Upcoming Courses & Talks

Blue, pruple and pink Summer Planting Scheme

Create your own summer border with colour, impact & ‘wow’ factor. Includes lunch & refreshments

August 6 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

The English Wine Centre Alfriston
Alfriston Road
United Kingdom
07934 496 118
Sun shining through grasses in a prairie style planting

Prairie gardens like Sussex Prairie are stunningly seductive, but can it be done on a smaller scale? And how would you do it anyway? Juliet will introduce you to the stalwarts of a successful prairie garden and explain the design tips for this unique style of garden.

August 20 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

Sussex Prairie Gardens
Morlands Farm, Wheatsheaf Road (B2116)
United Kingdom
01273 495902
a small town garden with bubbling pot water feature and wooden bench

Save money & create your own design. A 2-day illustrated, step-by-step design course to take you through the process of designing your own garden. Includes lunch & refreshments Note- you need to book Parts 1& 2 to take full advantage of this course. A follow-on course ‘Successful Planting for Small Spaces’, is available Spring 2021

September 10 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

The English Wine Centre Alfriston
Alfriston Road
United Kingdom
07934 496 118


Learn with Us

Border Planting

Learn some quick tips for creating a beautiful garden border. Which plants to choose and how to combine them for maximum impact.

All Seasons

Avoid those dreary down-times in your garden. With a few professional secrets you can make your garden interesting all year round.

Prairie Planting

Elegant grasses and colourful prairie flowers can be combined in even the smallest space. Learn how to achieve that enviable look in your own garden.

Low Maintenance

The Holy Grail of gardening….it is possible; with careful planning. Learn how to choose the right plants and design your garden for maximum impact and minimal fuss.

Kitchen Gardens

Learn how to plan and plant your ideal kitchen garden. With lots of tips from her garden at the RHS Hampton Court Show, Juliet will show you how.