Plantsperson Course with Jimi Blake
One Saturday a month for one year at Hunting Brook Gardens.
(12 classes in total)
Course dates are available at http://www.huntingbrook.com/courses-events/courses/
Indulge yourself over the four seasons in the beautiful surroundings of Hunting Brook Gardens.
Jimi Blake has presented this course each year since 2009. Its prime objective is to successfully introduce participants to a wide variety of plants; well known and not so common. All participants will learn to identify, grow, propagate & combine plants using ideas that can be easily translated to any garden. A key part of the course involves visits to some of the best Irish gardens and lectures by leading specialist in the field of horticulture.
The course is held at Hunting Brook Gardens, Blessington, Co Wicklow, acknowledged as one of Ireland’s most dynamic, interesting and innovative gardens. Widely covered in the gardening press the garden has become a mecca for gardeners and hosts visitors from around the world every year. The participants on the plants-persons course will gain an intimate understanding of the garden, see it through the seasons and become acquainted with all of the plants grown there.
The course covers the following in detail:
If you are enthusiastic about learning, interested in trying new ways of gardening and open to the possibilities of new plants, then this course is a good match for you. It’s important that you have a good basic knowledge of gardening and understand common garden techniques.
Since 2009 hundreds of gardeners have completed the course. Most are enthusiasts, some are professional gardeners looking to increase their knowledge.
At the end of the course you will:
The course costs €888 per year (€74.00 per class). This can be paid in three
installments over the year, €150 deposit, €369 to be paid on the first class and then the remainder is due in May.
The course runs from September 12th – September 24th 2016
One Saturday per month 10am – 4.00pm, 12 classes per year.
Call us to discuss further : 087 285 6601
Learn more: www.huntingbrook.com