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  1. Add Watercolour Painting Day: 'Potting Shed' to your Itinerary

    Watercolour Painting Day: 'Potting Shed'

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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'll have a chance to sit up close and watch a detailed demonstration and then have...

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    23 Aug 2018Open 10:30 - 16:00
  2. Add Garden iPhoneography to your Itinerary

    Garden iPhoneography

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    Workshop

    Exton, Oakham

    Join our award-winning botanical, garden and landscape lensman Hemant Jariwala and learn to take great garden photos with your smartphone. You'll begin by getting to grips with smartphone technology, from its limitations to its numerous advantages....

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    26 Aug 2018Open 10:00 - 12:30
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    26 Aug 2018Open 13:30 - 16:00
  3. Add Dry Stone Walling - Weekend Course to your Itinerary

    Dry Stone Walling - Weekend Course

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    Participatory Event

    Oakham Road,, Hambleton

    Dry Stone walls can stand for decades. This two day course will give you the basic principles of the craft of dry stone wall building & repair and give you an understanding of the construction of a field wall. John Shone of Rutland Willows will be...

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    15 Sept 2018to16 Sept 2018Open 09:45 - 16:00
  4. Add Preparing Your Garden for Winter to your Itinerary

    Preparing Your Garden for Winter

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    Learning

    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...

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    18 Sept 2018Open 10:00 - 12:30
  5. Add Composting to your Itinerary

    Composting

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    Learning

    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,...

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    19 Sept 2018Open 10:00 - 12:30
  6. Add Watercolour Painting Day: 'Sunlight Through Trees' to your Itinerary

    Watercolour Painting Day: 'Sunlight Through Trees'

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    Workshop

    Exton, Oakham

    Join local artist Sandra Peck for another really enjoyable, relaxed and informative day, painting this lovely scene of light amongst the trees in the Avenue, on the approach to Barnsdale. It doesn't matter whether you are a beginner or have been...

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    20 Sept 2018Open 10:30 - 16:00
  7. Add Rose Pruning to your Itinerary

    Rose Pruning

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    Learning

    Exton, Oakham

    Roses are notorious for being 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 exactly how and when each type of...

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    27 Sept 2018Open 10:00 - 12:30
  8. Add Introduction to Organic Vegetable Growing to your Itinerary

    Introduction to Organic Vegetable Growing

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    Learning

    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,...

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    1 Oct 2018Open 10:00 - 16:00
  9. Add Garden Design Workshop to your Itinerary

    Garden Design Workshop

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    Workshop

    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...

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    6 Oct 2018Open 10:00 - 16:30
  10. Add Willow Trug Workshop to your Itinerary

    Willow Trug Workshop

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    Workshop

    Exton, Oakham

    Grab your secateurs and join country craftsman John Shone to learn the art of basket weaving and create a beautiful garden trug to take home.

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    10 Oct 2018Open 10:00 - 16:00
  11. Add Pruning Shrubs to your Itinerary

    Pruning Shrubs

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    Learning

    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...

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    10 Oct 2018Open 10:00 - 12:30
  12. Add Vegetables All the Year Round to your Itinerary

    Vegetables All the Year Round

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    Learning

    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...

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    From:
    17 Oct 2018Open 10:00 - 16:00
  13. Add The Fruitful Garden to your Itinerary

    The Fruitful Garden

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    Learning

    Exton, Oakham

    If it's a blasted heath or a sunny cliff top, an urban pocket handkerchief or just a tiny patio, whatever the size and site of your garden there's a fruit that will love growing there. Join Sally Cunningham for a tour of the possibilities of fruit...

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    18 Oct 2018Open 10:30 - 16:30
  14. Add Dry Stone Walling - Weekend Course to your Itinerary

    Dry Stone Walling - Weekend Course

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    Type:

    Workshop

    Oakham Road,, Hambleton

    Dry Stone walls can stand for decades. This two day course will give you the basic principles of the craft of stone wall building & repair and give you an understanding of the construction of a field wall. John Shone of Rutland Willows will be your...

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    From:
    20 Oct 2018to21 Oct 2018Open 09:45 - 16:00
  15. Add Planting Design Workshop to your Itinerary

    Planting Design Workshop

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    Workshop

    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...

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    20 Oct 2018Open 10:00 - 16:30
  16. Add Watercolour Painting Day: 'Clematis' to your Itinerary

    Watercolour Painting Day: 'Clematis'

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    Workshop

    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'll have a chance to sit up close and watch a detailed demonstration and then...

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    25 Oct 2018Open 10:30 - 16:00
  17. Add Plant Propagation to your Itinerary

    Plant Propagation

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    Learning

    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...

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    31 Oct 2018Open 10:00 - 12:30
  18. Add Hedgelaying Weekend Course - Beginners to your Itinerary

    Hedgelaying Weekend Course - Beginners

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    Workshop

    Oakham Road,, Hambleton

    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...

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    24 Nov 2018to25 Nov 2018Open 09:45 - 16:00
  19. Add Hedgelaying Weekend Course - Beginners to your Itinerary

    Hedgelaying Weekend Course - Beginners

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    Workshop

    Oakham Road,, Hambleton

    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...

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    From:
    8 Dec 2018to9 Dec 2018Open 09:45 - 16:00

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