Getting the layout of your garden right, is the key to enjoying it for years to come. In Part 1, Juliet will explain how to design your garden to get the most out of your space. In Part 2, you will learn to design a planting scheme for your a new garden layout
Get Ready for Summer 1: An Introduction to Designing your Own Garden
(see 1st April for Part 2)
In Part 1, Juliet will explain how to design your garden to get the most out of your space.
In Part 2, you will learn to design a planting scheme for your a new garden layout
Getting the layout of your garden right, is the key to enjoying it for years to come. Make sure that you have enough space for sitting, playing, relaxing and also make sure that your plants are in the right place, so they can thrive and perform to their best.
With illustrated talks & drawing exercises, Juliet will take you through a series of steps to creating a basic design with planting.
Subjects covered in Part 1:
The Design Process
Surveying and analysing your site
Your garden brief
Putting everything in the right place (a functional layout plan)
Hard landscaping materials
Getting your garden built
Who is the course for?
Beginners and garden enthusiasts are welcome.
This course for anyone who wants to re-design their own garden space; choose hard landscaping materials and then develop a basic planting scheme.
By the end of the day you will:
Understand how to survey and analyse your garden site
Have completed a basic design layout exercise, which you can then apply to your own garden
Considered suitable hard landscaping materials for your garden
South Downs Nurseries Venue:
South Downs Nurseries are a short walk from Hassocks railway station. It is the largest of the Tates garden centres, where you can see one of the widest varieties of plants in Sussex.
The Heritage Centre hosts local artisan food and gift suppliers, as well as
The Barn Coffee Shop and Restaurant offering a varied menu with a focus on creating fresh produce, cooked to order.
We will be an informal group. Juliet teaches in an accessible, workshop style with illustrated ‘info-bites’ and relevant exercises for you to think about your own garden.
As well as being an award-winning garden designer, Juliet has been teaching gardening to professionals and enthusiasts for over 15 years.
Free soil testing
A Tates discount voucher to use to buy plants in the garden centre
Early Bird Two Day Ticket £150 (The first 8 tickets sold)
Standard Two Day Ticket £170
Date and Time:
Weds 25th March
10.30am – 3.30pm
NOTE: This is a two-day course. You will also need to attend Part 2 on Weds 1st April.