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Garden Pot Displays

with Rachael Dodd, £80, Weds 13 June

Garden Pot Displays

A full day workshop with Rachael Dodd 

at the Walled Garden Treberfydd on Wednesday 13 June 2018

Plants for hot sunny terraces and cool shady courtyards, seasonal succession or a one off event, designing plant combinations for colour, form, texture - Garden Pot Displays allow you to tackle and trial all these situations.

This workshop considers which plants to choose for displays and how to grow them, the selection of pots or containers, the compost and nutrition requirements for potted plants, potting technique, succession within pot displays, seasonal planting, and creating larger displays. All with a focus on using plant combinations to best effect.

The workshop will run from 10am to 4pm including a two course lunch. Coffee will be available beforehand from 9.30am and tea and cake afterwards from 4pm, so there will be plenty of time to wander around the Walled Garden and buy plants, herbs, vegetables, flowers and fruit trees.

Cost £80 per head

Rachael Dodd has gardened professionally for over 11 years, most recently working at Great Dixter gardens and nursery for 5 years where she created and ran workshops and courses. Today she runs Peregrine Gardens where she specialises in planting design, pot displays, teaching and making gardens. A broad and deep experience of horticulture informs her work, bringing a sensitivity to plants and the environment.  Rachael has trained at Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh, Tresco Abbey Garden and Cambridge University Botanic Garden.