Join Sarah Raven on the 8th November at Houghton Lodge for her classic course: The Cutting Garden.
Ideal for those who have been thinking about creating an intensive cutting garden, or just growing a few flowers. Hard facts on how to succeed with growing, combined with the best cut-and-come-again plant inspiration.
Learn how to prepare, plant, maintain and harvest buckets of flowers from your garden from March through to November. How to sow hardy and half-hardy annuals, biennials and sweet peas as well as spring planting of dahlias and summer-flowering bulbs. Whichever time of year you come, you will learn the best sowing and growing techniques so you can achieve easy yet brilliant results.
The day lasts from 10.30 till 3.30pm including tea/coffee on arrival, and a delicious 2 course lunch. You will also get a detailed course hand-out covering all the information of the day.
A full itinerary can be downloaded from here.
Sarah Raven is a woman of many talents: she has worked as a doctor at the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton and is now a broadcaster, teacher and writer. Since the publication of her first book The Cutting Garden she has led the way over the last two decades in introducing a new kind of productive gardening which fuses intense colour, elegance and do-ability, bridging all kinds of gardening from dark rich dahlia glories, to subtler smoky modern colours of poppies, roses, sweet peas, and all kinds of vegetable deliciousness. She runs her own gardening and cookery school at Perch Hill in East Sussex, and is the author of many books.