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  1. Add Growing Veg Indoors and Out to your Itinerary

    Growing Veg Indoors and Out

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    Workshop

    Exton, Oakham

    Are you a virgin veg grower? Want to learn which seedlings are weeds and what's a plant, or are you nervous about taking on more than you can dig? Join Sally Cunningham to find out how to start growing vegetables- even if your garden is small or...

  2. Add Garden Design Workshop to your Itinerary

    Garden Design Workshop

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    Exton, Oakham

    While many of us are more than competent to design and decorate our homes the ideas can often dry up as soon as we move outside. Just where is the best place for a patio or path, the shed, greenhouse or arbour? And of course the whole question of...

  3. Add Watercolour Painting: Garden Views to your Itinerary

    Watercolour Painting: Garden Views

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    Workshop

    Exton, Oakham

    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. You will have a chance to sit up close and watch detailed demonstration and then have...

  4. Add Pruning Shrubs to your Itinerary

    Pruning Shrubs

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    Workshop

    Exton, Oakham

    If the thought of pruning your shrubs brings you out in a cold sweat, then this is the course for you! Join Barnsdale's Head Gardener Jon Brocklebank as he tackles plants in the various pruning groups in two hours of easy-to-follow practical...

  5. Add Dry Stone Walling to your Itinerary

    Dry Stone Walling

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    Workshop

    Egleton

    A 2 day course run by local expert John Shone - you will have a brief introduction to this ancient craft and the language associated with it. You will then build your own stretch of wall.
    We provide all the tools and materials.
    You will need to...

  6. Add Christmas Wreath Workshop to your Itinerary

    Christmas Wreath Workshop

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    Exton, Oakham

    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...

  7. Add Watercolour Painting Day: 'Cow Parsley' to your Itinerary

    Watercolour Painting Day: 'Cow Parsley'

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    Exton, Oakham

    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. You will have a chance to sit up close and watch detailed demonstration and then have...

  8. Add Plant Propagation to your Itinerary

    Plant Propagation

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    Exton, Oakham

    Lots of plants can be had for free by swapping cuttings with friends and family, or propagating your own. If you're new to all this, or just want to learn more, then join Nick Hamilton to find out all about the different methods of stem, root and...

  9. Add Composting to your Itinerary

    Composting

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    Exton, Oakham

    Being able to compost all that free material that we generate at home and in the garden is an exciting thought. This course will show you how! Nick Hamilton takes a look at what can and cannot be composted, the requirements of a compost heap,...

  10. Add Willow Animal Workshop to your Itinerary

    Willow Animal Workshop

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    Exton, Oakham

    Grab your secateurs and join country craftsman Martin Keeley to learn all about willow and create something beautiful to take home. In the morning you'll learn the basics of weaving and make a simple fish, then after lunch in the Tea Room you can...

  11. Add Vegetables All the Year Round to your Itinerary

    Vegetables All the Year Round

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    Exton, Oakham

    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...

  12. Add Beginners Hedgelaying to your Itinerary

    Beginners Hedgelaying

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    Workshop

    Egleton

    On this 2 day course, run by local expert John Shone, you will have a brief introduction to & learn about the old language associated with this art at the same time as laying your piece of hedgerow in the local Midland style. You will be using...

  13. Add Beginners Hedgelaying to your Itinerary

    Beginners Hedgelaying

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    Workshop

    Egleton

    On this 2 day course, run by local expert John Shone, you will have a brief introduction to & learn about the old language associated with this art at the same time as laying your piece of hedgerow in the local Midland style. You will be using...

  14. Add Wildlife Lino Printing With Richard Jarvis to your Itinerary

    Wildlife Lino Printing With Richard Jarvis

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    Participatory Event

    Egleton

    Join wildlife artist and printmaker Richard Jarvis for a day of lino cutting and printing. Suitable for all abilities you will be shown how to create and transfer a design , cut a lino block and print your design using various methods.
    £60 per...

  15. Add Planting Design Workshop to your Itinerary

    Planting Design Workshop

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    Exton, Oakham

    If your garden is not achieving everything you envisaged and you're unsure what to do, then join internationally renowned garden designer David Stevens for this very special workshop. David will take you through all the basics; looking at specific...

  16. Add Introduction to Wood Carving to your Itinerary

    Introduction to Wood Carving

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    Exton, Oakham

    Come and learn the basics of wood-carving in a special workshop led by award-winning craftsman Glyn Mould; you'll learn all about safety and tool care while students will have a choice of projects from carving flowers to garden birds, and lunch in...

  17. Add Preparing Your Garden for Winter to your Itinerary

    Preparing Your Garden for Winter

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    Workshop

    Exton, Oakham

    In these days of global warming and changing weather patterns, the term putting your garden to bed for winter no longer really applies, but there are still plenty of jobs that need to be carried out before the cold weather really kicks in. Nick...

  18. Add Love Your Garden Bugs to your Itinerary

    Love Your Garden Bugs

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    Workshop

    Exton, Oakham

    Ever wondered exactly what some of those beasties are as you work in the garden? Sally Cunningham's course is an introduction to garden pests and predators, and the others which simply live in your garden minding their own business. You'll learn how...

  19. Add Composting to your Itinerary

    Composting

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    Workshop

    Exton, Oakham

    Being able to compost all that free material that we generate at home and in the garden is an exciting thought. This course will show you how! Nick Hamilton takes a look at what can and cannot be composted, the requirements of a compost heap,...

  20. Add Rose Pruning to your Itinerary

    Rose Pruning

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    Workshop

    Exton, Oakham

    Roses are notorious for being tricky to trim so if you're petrified of pruning, join Barnsdale's Head Gardener Jon Brocklebank for a morning of simple step-by-step demonstrations and learn exactly how and when to tackle each different type.

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