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  1. Lawncare Course at Barnsdale Gardens

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    Workshop

    Oakham

    Friday 14 October, 10am-12.30pm.

    Beds and borders of all kinds look their best against an area of lush green grass, so join Jon Brocklebank to learn how to create the perfect lawn by seeding or laying turf, and keep it in tip-top condition by...

  2. Pruning Shrubs at Barnsdale Gardens

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    Workshop

    Oakham

    Wednesday 12 October, 10am-12.30pm.

    Barnsdale’s Head Gardener Jon Brocklebank demonstrates this most feared of gardening tasks in a practical two-hour session- learn how to tackle each of the various pruning groups and you’ll soon be shearing...

  3. Add Cookery Demonstrations at The Olive Branch to your Itinerary

    Cookery Demonstrations at The Olive Branch

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    Food & Drink

    Clipsham

    Tuesday 15th November & 13th December

    Sean's seasonal Cookery Demonstrations at The Olive Branch - an enlightening and amusing 2 hour demonstration followed by a wonderful 3 course lunch.

    The day begins at 10am with coffee, after which...

  4. Terry’s Friday Birdwatching Walk

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    Workshop

    Oakham

    One Friday each month. 9.30 - 12.30

    These 3-hour walks are led by Terry Mitcham, the bird recorder of Rutland Natural History Society, and a very experienced birdwatcher. He regularly runs bird identification courses and has written several...

  5. Add Landscape Photography & Panorama to your Itinerary

    Landscape Photography & Panorama

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    Workshop

    Lyndon Hill

    Saturday 24th September 2016 - 10:00am- 4:00pm

    This course, led by photographer and tutor Pete Murray, shows you how to use your digital camera to take better landscape photographs.

    You will learn the important components of composition and...

  6. Add Introduction to Organic Vegetable Growing at Barnsdale Gardens to your Itinerary

    Introduction to Organic Vegetable Growing at Barnsdale Gardens

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    Workshop

    Oakham

    Monday 3 October, 10am-4pm.

    Led by Nick Hamilton, this course is aimed at both gardening novices and those who want to find out more about growing and ‘pest-proofing’ their vegetables the natural way. You’ll learn all about organic principles,...

  7. Summer Flower Photography at Barnsdale Gardens

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    Workshop

    Oakham

    Saturday 1st June, 9.30am-4.40pm

    Hemant Jariwala returns to Barnsdale with his popular flower photography course, this time focusing on subjects that are at their prime in the summer.

  8. Add Growing Superior Fruit workshop at Barnsdale Gardens to your Itinerary

    Growing Superior Fruit workshop at Barnsdale Gardens

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    Exton

    Thursday 27 October, 10.30am-4.30pm.

    With more varieties of all sorts of fruit, from bananas to apples, now available to the gardener than at any time since the Victorians, how do you pick what's right for your plot? Come and learn how to...

  9. Vegetables All the Year Round course at Barnsdale Gardens

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    Oakham

    Wednesday 19 October, 10am-4pm.

    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...

  10. Add Medieval Crafts at Oakham Castle to your Itinerary

    Medieval Crafts at Oakham Castle

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    Workshop

    Oakham

    Sunday 20th November  12.30pm – 3.30pm, drop in.

    Medieval Crafts workshops. You can try your hand at making a Christmas wreath using fresh greenery, (£5) or gild a decoration to hang on your Christmas tree or little trinket (£5) , or even make...

  11. Willow Trug Workshop at Barnsdale Gardens

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    Oakham

    Wednesday 12 October, 10am-4pm.

    Grab your secateurs and join country craftsman John Shone to learn the art of basket weaving and create a beautiful garden trug- perfect for carrying in your cut flowers.

    Price £74, including Garden entry,...

  12. Add Rose Pruning at Barnsdale Gardens to your Itinerary

    Rose Pruning at Barnsdale Gardens

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    Workshop

    Exton

    Thursday 29 September, 10am-12.30pm.

    Roses are notoriously tricky to trim so if you're petrified of pruning, we've got just the course for you! In this easy-to-follow, practical session, Barnsdale's Head Gardener Jon Brocklebank will show you...

  13. Add Watercolour Painting Day: Sunlit Garden to your Itinerary

    Watercolour Painting Day: Sunlit Garden

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    Exton

    Thursday 23 February, 10.30am-4pm.

    Follow local artist Sandra Peck’s step-by-step demonstrations to paint a lovely garden scene with sunshine and shadows. An afternoon cream tea is included in the price and everyone is welcome, from the more...

  14. Add Willow Animal Workshop at Barnsdale Gardens to your Itinerary

    Willow Animal Workshop at Barnsdale Gardens

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    Oakham

    Tuesday 21 February, 9.30am-4pm.

    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...

  15. Plant Propagation Course at Barnsdale Gardens

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    Workshop

    Oakham

    Wednesday 2nd November, 10am-12.30pm.

    Get new plants for free by learning the different forms of vegetative plant propagation; stem, root and leaf cuttings, division and layering. Nick Hamilton’s in- and outdoor practical demonstrations include...

  16. Add Watercolour Painting Day - Northern Lights to your Itinerary

    Watercolour Painting Day - Northern Lights

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    Workshop

    Exton

    Thursday 1 December, 10.30am-4pm.

    Enjoy tipping colours onto wet paper to create spectacular skies in a snow scene with a difference, perfect for making your own unique Christmas cards. Sandra Peck welcomes everyone on her special painting...

  17. Add Growing in Raised Beds at Barnsdale Gardens to your Itinerary

    Growing in Raised Beds at Barnsdale Gardens

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    Workshop

    Exton

    Tuesday 28 February, 2pm-4pm.

    Nick Hamilton takes a look at the benefits of growing in raised beds and the vegetables that are particularly suited to this environment. Learn all about the best materials to use, bed construction, soil types and...

  18. 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

  19. Discovering Bats

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    Guided Walk

    Oakham

    27th & 28th August | 8pm-10.30pm

    Do you like Bats? Or do you have a detector? Or perhaps you just want to find out more about these fascinating creatures. Join us for the afternoon and evening workshop on British bats.

    The evening session...

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