Gardening for beginners

SOLD OUT Develop green fingers whilst learning from the best in our one-day beginners course.

Camelia at Kew

Date and time


Thursday 3 September or Thursday 29 October 2020 

10.30am to 4.30pm


Kew Gardens


£80 (£70 Kew members)

Maximum capacity

25 places

This one-day gardening course is aimed at keen amateurs who wish to improve their knowledge of planting and maintaining plants in their garden.

You’ll learn about the essential conditions that ensure good growth, with a talk and demonstration on how to prepare soil before planting.

You’ll be given hints and tips on selecting plants, and how and when to plant trees, shrubs and herbaceous species.

Then we will cover maintaining established plants in the garden including elements such as pruning, feeding and identifying pests and diseases.

In just one day you'll get the basics to start preparing your own beautiful garden.

How to book 

Please email with a contact telephone number or call 020 8332 5641.

Our 2020 course brochure (PDF)