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Contemporary Garden Design

Newbies Gardening Club

Newbies Gardening Club is a fun friendly way to learn about all the different aspect of gardening.  The classes are located at Donnington Grove Hotel, in the walled Japanese garden.  

Each month there is a different seasonal topic where you will learn both theory and practical gardening.  All members will receive notes each month on the subject along with a "what to do this month in the garden", plant of the month and a suggestion of gardens to visit.

Then classes  runs once a month on you can choose to come on a Monday or a Sunday.  They are 2hrs long and cost £20 per class.

classes for 2017

January 29 and January 30

House plants

February 20 and February 26


March 12 and March 27


April 23 and April 24


May 21 and May22

Weeds and soft wood cuttings

June 11 and June 19


July23 and July 24

Hedges, green wood cuttings

September 17 and September 18


October 29 and October 30 

lawns, semi ripe wood cuttings

November 26 and November 27

Trees, hard wood cuttings, root cuttings