Events & Courses

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Tour and talk with Tamsin

Wednesday April 25th (10-11.45am)

Join Tamsin for a tour of the four acre gardens. The morning starts in the class room with an illustrated talk and then you will head out to the garden with Tamsin where she will share practical gardening techniques and pick out plants of the season.
You are welcome to stay in the garden for the rest of the day. Ideal for amateur or intermediate gardeners.

£18 per person (includes entry to the garden).
To book call Tamsin on 07880 712649 or email twstocktonbury@outlook.com

GARDEN PHOTOGRAPHY WITH PHILIP SMITH – SATURDAY MAY 5TH 10-4PM

Be inspired to take your photography to new heights.
Philip Smith has twenty years’ experience of professional photography of gardens and plants, including running International Garden Photographer of the Year in association with Kew Gardens.
This workshop is a unique opportunity to learn from the best, in a wonderful garden setting. The day is informal, with a group talk followed by practical work in the garden. You can explore on your own, but Philip will be on hand to offer one to one tuition, so that you can discuss with him any aspect of your photography.
Philip aims to provide you with tips and techniques to help you improve your photography, whether you are experienced or a beginner.
What to bring: your normal camera setup, along with any bits you perhaps rarely use, including a tripod. Fully charge your batteries and bring your camera’s manual if you are struggling with its controls. Dress appropriately for the outdoors and bring gardening kneelers if you have them.

Price £69 (includes garden entry, refreshments and light lunch). Places limited
To book call 07880 712649

 

COUNTRY GARDENERS DAY – SUNDAY MAY 27th 10-4pm.

Local plants stalls, garden accessories, container planting demonstrations and more.
This charming event is now in its 5th year.
Normal garden entry prices apply. Season ticket holders free entry.
Buy tickets on the day or in advance by copying and pasting the below link.

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Tour and talk with Tamsin

Thursday June 7th 10am-11.45am.

Join Tamsin for a tour of the four acre Stockton Bury Gardens in Herefordshire. The morning starts in the class room with an illustrated talk and then you will head out to the garden with Tamsin where she will share practical gardening techniques and pick out plants of the season.

You are welcome to stay in the garden for the rest of the day. Ideal for amateur or intermediate gardeners.

£18 per person (includes entry to the garden).

To book call Tamsin on 07880 712649 or email twstocktonbury@outlook.com

 

SUCCESSFUL HERB GROWING – SATURDAY JUNE 9th 10.30-12.30pm

With so many uses, herbs are an essential part of any windowsill or garden, but how can you keep them growing so you have enough to pick? Packed with inspiring ideas for using and growing herbs, together with advice from horticultural expert David Hurrion, this guide to growing will help you succeed whether it’s getting basil to germinate or pruning an unruly rosemary. You’ll also learn how to grow herbs from seed and make more of your favourites. This simple course will suit all abilities from budding gardeners to seasoned cooks.

Includes entry to the beautiful gardens at Stockton Bury, created over 30 years by Raymond Treasure and Gordon Fenn.

Numbers limited on this popular course, so early booking recommended. Price £37.16
Copy and paste the below link to book
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/successful-herb-growing-morning-tickets-40933631594

 

SUCCESSFUL HERB GROWING – SATURDAY JUNE 9th 2.30-4.30pm

See above for course details
To book copy and paste this link
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/successful-herb-growing-afternoon-tickets-41053714766

 

HOW TO PRUNE IN SUMMER – JULY 19 10.30-12.30PM

Often seen as one of the most difficult gardening skills to master, pruning is always a popular subject in the autumn and winter months, but there are huge benefits to summer pruning that are often overlooked. This course by gardening expert David Hurrion will show you easy-to-master skills that will get the best results from your garden. So whether it’s wisteria, fruit bushes, shrubs or apple trees, you’ll discover all you need to know to make the right cuts every time.

Please bring your own secateurs.

Includes entry to the gardens

Numbers limited on this popular course, so early booking recommended. Price £37.16
Copy and paste the below link to book
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/how-to-prune-in-summer-morning-tickets-41074209065

 

HOW TO PRUNE IN SUMMER – JULY 19 2.30-4.30PM

See above for course details.
To book copy and paste this link
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/how-to-prune-in-summer-afternoon-tickets-41074334440

 

PLANT FOR FREE – AUGUST 11 10.30-12.30PM

Whether you’re planting a garden from scratch, making a new border or simply want more of your favourite plants, saving money in these cash-strapped times is always popular. But there’s also so much satisfaction to be had from propagating new plants and this course is the way to refine your skills. Growing from seed and cuttings, as well as plant division are all covered in this fascinating session with David Hurrion, one of the country’s leading practical gardening tutors.

Includes entry to the gardens.
Numbers limited on this popular course, so early booking recommended. Price £37.16
To book copy and paste this link
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/plants-for-free-morning-tickets-41074004453

 

PLANTS FOR FREE – AUGUST 11 2.30-4.30PM

See above for course details
To book copy and paste the link
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/plants-for-free-afternoon-tickets-41073708568

 

Workshops

We are running many workshops and talks in the spring and summer of 2018. To find out more and book a place copy and paste this link https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/d/united-kingdom–bridgnorth/stockton-bury/ or visit www.eventbrite.co.uk and search for Stockton Bury

 

Bespoke courses

Tamsin Westhorpe (garden writer and lecturer) is offering bespoke courses to groups of over five and up t0 20 in number. If you and your friends are keen to know about perennials, propagation, border planning, garden design or seasonal plants she can design a course for you. Call her on 07880 712649.

 

 

 

Stockton Bury has a garden studio available to rent. Seating 25, it is the perfect venue for talks and demonstrations. To come and view the facilities please call Tamsin 07880 712649. Tamsin is also available to give talks about the garden or subject of your choice and will travel to venues in nearby counties.