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  1. 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...

  2. Add Basics of Organic Vegetable Growing to your Itinerary

    Basics of Organic Vegetable Growing

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    Exton, Oakham

    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, soil types, organic fertilisers,...

  3. Add Dry Stone Walling to your Itinerary

    Dry Stone Walling

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    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...

  4. Add Watercolour Painting: 'Little Things' to your Itinerary

    Watercolour Painting: 'Little Things'

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    Exton, Oakham

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

  5. Add Photography Workshop: 'Point & Shoot' to your Itinerary

    Photography Workshop: 'Point & Shoot'

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    Exton, Oakham

    Learn how to take the perfect picture with award-winning botanical and garden photographer Hemant Jariwala. This inspiring workshop covers the use of light, composition and colour and includes lots of useful tips and new techniques which will change...

  6. 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...

  7. Add Willow Weaving - Plant Supports to your Itinerary

    Willow Weaving - Plant Supports

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    Egleton

    Come along and learn how to make your own willow obelisk - a sculptural masterpiece for your climbing plants!
    Price includes all materials.

  8. Add Love Your Garden Bugs to your Itinerary

    Love Your Garden Bugs

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    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...

  9. Add Preparing Your Garden for Winter to your Itinerary

    Preparing Your Garden for Winter

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    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...

  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 Photography Workshop: 'Point & Shoot' to your Itinerary

    Photography Workshop: 'Point & Shoot'

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    Exton, Oakham

    Learn how to take the perfect picture with award-winning botanical and garden photographer Hemant Jariwala. This inspiring workshop covers the use of light, composition and colour and includes lots of useful tips and new techniques which will change...

  12. Add Willow Weaving - Plant Supports to your Itinerary

    Willow Weaving - Plant Supports

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    Egleton

    Learn how to create your own individual willow obelisk - a functional masterpiece for your garden!

  13. 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...

  14. Add Watercolour Painting: 'Lighting and Layering' to your Itinerary

    Watercolour Painting: 'Lighting and Layering'

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    Exton, Oakham

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

  15. Add Watercolour Painting Day: 'Green Door' to your Itinerary

    Watercolour Painting Day: 'Green Door'

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    Exton, Oakham

    Join local artist Sandra Peck's for a really enjoyable, relaxed and informative day. It doesn't matter whether you are a beginner or have been painting for a while. Follow a step-by-step demonstration to paint a garden door in loose watercolour,...

  16. 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,...

  17. 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...

  18. Add Beginners Hedgelaying to your Itinerary

    Beginners Hedgelaying

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    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...

  19. Add Rose Pruning to your Itinerary

    Rose Pruning

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    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.

  20. Add Watercolour Painting: 'Beautiful Backgrounds' to your Itinerary

    Watercolour Painting: 'Beautiful Backgrounds'

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    Exton, Oakham

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

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