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  1. Add Watercolour Painting Day: 'Mini Garden Scenes' to your Itinerary

    Watercolour Painting Day: 'Mini Garden Scenes'

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    Demonstration

    Exton, Oakham

    Join local artist Sandra Peck for another enjoyable, relaxed and informative day, with a delicious afternoon cream tea included in the price. Try out some really useful watercolour techniques, from setting the scene by just dropping paint onto wet...

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    21 Sept 2017Open 10:30 - 16:00
  2. Add Rose Pruning to your Itinerary

    Rose Pruning

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    Workshop

    Exton, Oakham

    Roses can be tricky to trim so if you're petrified of pruning or just want to get more from your roses, we've got just the course for you! In this easy-to-follow, practical session, Head Gardener Jon Brocklebank will show you exactly how and when...

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    28 Sept 2017Open 10:00 - 12:30
  3. Add Introduction to Organic Vegetable Growing to your Itinerary

    Introduction to Organic Vegetable Growing

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    Demonstration

    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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    2 Oct 2017Open 10:00 - 16:00
  4. Add Pastel Art Day: 'Soft Pastel Skies' to your Itinerary

    Pastel Art Day: 'Soft Pastel Skies'

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    Demonstration

    Exton, Oakham

    Join our experienced and welcoming art tutor Lucy Ellis for a day learning to capture beautifully dramatic and realistic looking skies using the lovely medium of soft pastels. Ideal for beginners and those wanting to brush up on their techniques,...

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    3 Oct 2017Open 10:30 - 16:00
  5. Add Willow Trug Workshop to your Itinerary

    Willow Trug Workshop

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    Demonstration

    Exton, Oakham

    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.

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    11 Oct 2017Open 09:30 - 16:00
  6. Add Pruning Shrubs to your Itinerary

    Pruning Shrubs

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    Demonstration

    Exton, Oakham

    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 the shrubs in your own garden with...

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    11 Oct 2017Open 10:00 - 12:30
  7. Add Vegetables All the Year Round to your Itinerary

    Vegetables All the Year Round

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    Demonstration

    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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    18 Oct 2017Open 10:00 - 16:00
  8. Add Watercolour Painting Day: 'Beautiful Leaves' to your Itinerary

    Watercolour Painting Day: 'Beautiful Leaves'

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    Demonstration

    Exton, Oakham

    Leaves are beautiful just on their own or as part of your flower paintings, so join local artist Sandra Peck for a really enjoyable, relaxed and informative day learning to make them lift and turn, to shine or flood with colour. Follow the simple...

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    19 Oct 2017Open 10:30 - 16:00
  9. Add Planting Design Workshop to your Itinerary

    Planting Design Workshop

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    Demonstration

    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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    21 Oct 2017Open 10:00 - 16:30
  10. Add RHS Course: Vegetables All the Year Round to your Itinerary

    RHS Course: Vegetables All the Year Round

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    Demonstration

    Exton, Oakham

    This practical course is run by Nick Hamilton especially for the RHS and is aimed at both experienced and novice growers who want to learn how to extend their productive season. Including propagation methods, growing in beds, storage and the...

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    25 Oct 2017Open 10:00 - 16:00
  11. Add Growing Superior Fruit to your Itinerary

    Growing Superior Fruit

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    Demonstration

    Exton, Oakham

    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 select the best with Sally Cunningham, who will...

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    26 Oct 2017Open 10:30 - 16:30
  12. Add Plant Propagation to your Itinerary

    Plant Propagation

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    Learning

    Exton, Oakham

    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 a wide range of plants and at the end the...

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    1 Nov 2017Open 10:00 - 12:30
  13. Add Pruning Fruit Trees to your Itinerary

    Pruning Fruit Trees

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    Learning

    Exton, Oakham

    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...

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    7 Nov 2017Open 10:00 - 12:30
  14. Add Watercolour Painting Day: 'Buttercross in Pen and Wash' to your Itinerary

    Watercolour Painting Day: 'Buttercross in Pen and Wash'

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    Learning

    Exton, Oakham

    Join local artist Sandra Peck for a really enjoyable, relaxed and informative day, learning to capture characterful old buildings such as this lovely view of Oakham's Buttercross in gorgeous drippy watercolour with added pen detail. Sit up close and...

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    16 Nov 2017Open 10:30 - 16:00
  15. Add Christmas Art Day: 'Christmas Cards Using Simple Watercolour Techniques' to your Itinerary

    Christmas Art Day: 'Christmas Cards Using Simple Watercolour Techniques'

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    Workshop

    Exton, Oakham

    This workshop with our experienced and friendly art tutor Lucy Ellis is perfect for artists at all levels. Lucy will take you step by step through some simple but beautiful Watercolour techniques for portraying snowy skies, misty trees and wintery...

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    5 Dec 2017Open 10:30 - 16:00
  16. Add Watercolour Painting Day: 'Snow with Ivy' to your Itinerary

    Watercolour Painting Day: 'Snow with Ivy'

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    Workshop

    Exton, Oakham

    Come and join local artist Sandra Peck to try out some really useful watercolour painting techniques for showing old stone, snow and light shining on ivy leaves. You can sit up close and watch her detailed demonstrations before having a go at your...

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    14 Dec 2017Open 10:30 - 16:00

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