Gardening for beginners

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

Camellia at Kew

Date and time

7 July 2022

10.30am to 4pm


Lady Sainsbury Lecture Theatre, Kew Gardens

Maximum capacity

25 places



£70 for Kew members

This one-day gardening course is aimed at keen amateurs who wish to improve their knowledge of growing 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.

Pick up hints and tips on selecting plants, and how and when to plant trees, shrubs and herbaceous species.

We will also cover maintaining 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.

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