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Garden Design Workshop | July 2018 | DEPOSIT
July 7 @ 10:00 - July 8 @ 17:30£60
Be inspired and get creative with ideas for your own outdoor space. Find out about design, planting, colour, materials and more… for beginners and anyone who wants to bring their love of gardens to life.
This weekend workshop will take you through the basic garden design principles, showing you ‘how’ with a step by step guide for a new layout, for a small or larger space, or a part of your existing garden, designing a new border for example.
Perhaps you already have lists, images and ideas that you’ve gathered. Bring these along and you’ll get plenty of 1 to 1 help and professional advice, putting them together into a balanced whole. This workshop offers a cost-effective way to get your ideas flowing – you’ll take away the inspiration, information and confidence to get your garden project started.
DAY 1: We’ll start by using examples and photos covering designs for different spaces. Also aspect, soil, views and working with shapes and structures. We’ll also look at ways to work with the challenges that some gardens present, and how to turn them to your advantage. Later there’ll be time to start using this knowledge, by creating a new layout of your own.
DAY 2: Building on your design notes pack, we’ll start the day focusing on plants. Plants add the real beauty so it’s essential to know which to choose and why. We’ll look at form, colour and planting combinations, with some hands-on time creating a small seasonal planter to take home. We’ll wrap up the day touching on the deeper connection we can all make with outdoor spaces.
So, book your place to join a small group and friendly atmosphere in our garden studio room.
The full price of the workshop is £235.00. You can secure your place by paying a £60.00 deposit online now.
If you would like to pay in full, contact Kathryn Gilmour on:
- 01458 832755
- 07817 311336
Please note, deposits are non-transferable and non-refundable. The remaining balance of £175.00 is due by 23 June 2018, two weeks before the event.
Your ticket price includes 2 full days tuition (10.00am – 5.30pm), materials, design notes pack and planter to take home. There’s also a selection of teas, fruit juices, coffee and biscuits at breaks. Bring a light lunch and sit in the garden or explore Glastonbury High Street during your lunch hour.
For those travelling from further away, there’s plenty of accommodation in town, all within walking distance. Enjoy making a weekend of it by staying locally, with a range of choices for evening meals, and also some fascinating places to visit if you wish to stay longer.
With over 35 years working within art and design Kathryn brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to her current garden design practice. Starting out in illustration with a BA (Hons) in Fine Art, she designed exhibitions and graphics, winning some professional awards over the years.
A long-term love of gardens led her to combine skills with training to work professionally as a garden designer. This direction took off when she won a regional garden design competition with the BBC in 2004. She went on to train with KLC School of Design in London, was awarded a distinction and completed RHS general horticultural training. Kathryn has worked for over twelve years with garden owners all over the South West and beyond.
This workshop is also running:
- 12/13 May 2018
- 9/10 June 2018
- 8/9 September 2018
- 6/7 October 2018