Workshops & Courses

Vegetables All the Year Round

19/05/2020

Aimed at both experienced and novice growers, Nick Hamilton’s course will show you the many ways you can extend your growing season; learn all about different vegetable varieties, propagation by seed, growing in beds, storage, and the importance of catch crops. Lunch in the Barnsdale Gardens Tea Room is included and by the end of the day you’ll be able to plan your own planting programme to give you home-grown vegetables on the dinner table all year round.

Price from £80

Growing Veg Indoors and Out

21/05/2020

Are you a virgin veg grower? Want to learn what seedlings are weeds and what’s a plant?
Nervous about taking on more than you can dig?

Price from £77.50

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Spring Veg Week

18/05/2020 - 24/05/2020

If you love growing your own food then Barnsdale is the place to be this week. We’ll be opening up all the productive areas that are normally off-limits to visitors, providing demos/walks and our expert growers will be available to advise you on your own veggie production and chat about their favourite subject!

Price from £6

Flower Arranging- Summer Hand Tied Posy

06/06/2020

Come and enjoy a flowery afternoon learning how to create a pretty hand tied posy, using seasonal flowers freshly picked from the Barnsdale cutting garden. This is a versatile technique which can be used to present flowers as a gift, bridal bouquet or as a beautiful arrangement for the home.

Price from £50

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Watercolour Painting: ‘Wet-into-Wet Roses’

11/06/2020

Join local artist Sandra Peck for a really enjoyable, relaxed and informative day. It doesn’t matter whether you are a beginner or have been painting for a while.

Price from £77.50

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Plant Medicine for a Positive Mood

04/07/2020

Nicola Fenton is a Medical Herbalist whose main aim is to use the power of plants to nurture and improve people’s health and wellbeing. During this workshop you will discover plant remedies that can have a positive effect on your mood.

Price from £34

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Watercolour Painting: ‘Drippy Delphiniums’

23/07/2020

Join local artist Sandra Peck for a really enjoyable, relaxed and informative day. It doesn’t matter whether you are a beginner or have been painting for a while.

Price from £67.50

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Gardening in Shade

10/08/2020

Discover a range of plants that are perfect for the shady areas in your garden and clever ways to improve growing conditions and broaden your scope for planting. Nick Hamilton’s morning course combines indoor tuition with an outdoor exploration of Barnsdale’s beautiful Gardens in search of some of the shade-loving plants that grow there.
Price includes tea/coffee on arrival and enrty to the Gardens

Price from £35

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Summer Vegetable Weekend

15/08/2020 - 16/08/2020

If you love growing your own food then Barnsdale is the place to be this weekend.

Price from £6

Watercolour Painting: ‘Dahlias’

20/08/2020

Join local artist Sandra Peck for a really enjoyable, relaxed and informative day. It doesn’t matter whether you are a beginner or have been painting for a while.

Price from £67.50

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Vegetables All the Year Round

arnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Exto, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 8AH, United Kingdom

Growing Veg Indoors and Out

Barnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Exton, Oakham, LE15 8AH

Spring Veg Week

Barnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Exton, Oakham, LE15 7WL

Flower Arranging- Summer Hand Tied Posy

Barnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Exton, Oakham, LE15 8AH

Watercolour Painting: 'Wet-into-Wet Roses'

Barnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Exton, Oakham, LE15 8AH

Plant Medicine for a Positive Mood

Barnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Exton, Oakham, LE15 8AH

Watercolour Painting: 'Drippy Delphiniums'

Barnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Exton, Oakham, LE15 8AH

Gardening in Shade

Barnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Exton, Oakham, LE15 8AH

Summer Vegetable Weekend

Barnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Exton, Oakham, LE15 8AH

Watercolour Painting: 'Dahlias'

Barnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Exton, Oakham, LE15 8AH