Design Your Own Small Town Garden – Part 1 & 2

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Design Your Own Small Town Garden – Part 1 & 2

October 5 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

a small town garden with bubbling pot water feature and wooden bench
£230 – £260

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. 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 Sat. 28th March 2020.

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.

Part 1 – CONCEPT & CONSTRAINTS
Subjects covered:
Drawing inspiration from your surroundings
Developing your brief
The design concept
Efficient use of space
Treatment of boundaries
Neighbours and the law
Managing small level changes
Colour & light in a small space

Part 2 – DESIGN & IMPLEMENTATION
Subjects covered:
Drainage in a small town garden
Detailing your design
Choosing hard landscaping materials
Logistics & practicalities
The design documents
Contracts & engaging a contractor

By the end of the 2 days you will have:
A labelled, scale drawing of your own design
Have chosen suitable hard landscaping materials
An understanding of the legal requirements & responsibilities
Confidence to instruct & engage a contractor to build your garden
Scaled planting area outlined (a follow-on planting design course will run Saturday 28th March  2020)

Includes:
Pre-course instructions for preparation
An illustrated booklet to work through, with comprehensive notes
Step-by-step guidance from ‘concept to contractor’
Max. 12 in the group

NOTE:
Both days (Part 1 & 2) must be attended to take full advantage of this course:
Part 1 – Saturday 5th October
Part 2 – Saturday 12th October

Early Bird Ticket £230 for both days (for sale until 24th Sept)
Standard Ticket £260 for both days

This course is suitable for small gardens (apprx. area 50sqm), with minimal level changes (max. level chnage of 50cm across the site)

Planting a Small Space will run on Saturday 28th March 2020

EMAIL to discuss if you an unsure if your garden is suitable:
[email protected]

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Details

Date:
October 5
Time:
10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Cost:
£230 – £260

Venue

Friends Meeting House
Ship Street
Brighton, East Sussex BN1 1AF United Kingdom
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Phone:
01273 770 258