Workshops & Courses

Planting Design Workshop

17/10/2020

If your garden is not achieving everything you envisaged and you’re unsure what to do, then why not join internationally renowned garden designer David Stevens for this very special workshop. David will take you through all the basics, as well as looking at specific plants, showing how they work best in a garden, planting techniques, as well as preparing a planting plan.
David is in great demand as a designer and lecturer in garden design all over the world, so this day is a treat not to be missed!
Price includes tea/coffee, lunch and entry to the Gardens.
If you fancy doing both this and the Garden Desing course book on both for a special price

Price from £80

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Watercolour Painting: ‘Autumn Glory’

22/10/2020

Join local artist Sandra Peck for another 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 with Climate Change

29/10/2020

Our changing climate is creating a fast paced challenge for gardeners, but what are the right plants to grow and how do we dfeal with the soil type we have?
Sally Cunningham will lead you through basic techniques for gardening with a changing climate as well as a look at suitable plants that will more than fill your garden with colour throughout the year, in any climate!
Price includes tea/coffee, lunch and entry to the Gardens.

Price from £77.50

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Pruning Fruit Trees

03/11/2020

If you’ve got fruit trees in need of a haircut but no idea how to begin, then we have just the course for you! Nick Hamilton’s easy-to-follow tutorial accompanied by practical demonstrations will give you the basic knowledge and confidence you need to train and prune a wide range of fruiting trees, whether they be the usual apples, pears, plums and cherries, or even peaches, apricots, nectarines and figs.

Price from £37.50

Christmas Wreath Making 2020

05/12/2020

In this relaxed and fun workshop, Maria from The Flower Patch, will teach you how to create your own traditional moss based 18 inch (45cm) festive wreath to take home. You will use freshly gathered foliage, seed heads and other floral treasures from the Gardens here at Barnsdale to embellish your wreath, creating your own unique design.

Price from £67.50

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Planting Design Workshop

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

Watercolour Painting: 'Autumn Glory'

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

Gardening with Climate Change

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

Pruning Fruit Trees

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

Watercolour: 'Winter Birch'

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

Christmas Wreath Making 2020

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