Learn to Garden Course

12 September 2019 - 28 November 2019
09:30 am - 12:00 noon


The course is taught through talks; demonstrations and a range of activities both in the classroom and out in the gardens (weather permitting).  Please come dressed in suitable clothing for the weather (i.e. waterproof jackets and wear suitable shoes). Also bring pen and paper.

Week 1 - What is a plant and understanding their names

Week 2 - Understanding your garden

Week 3 - Looking after your soil

Week 4 - Choosing plants

Week 5 - Planting and aftercare

Week 6 - Pruning

Week 7 - Keeping your plants healthy

Week 8 - Propagation

Week 9 - Happy Lawns

Week 10 - Containers & Hanging baskets

Course fee

Members £65 (Non Members £75).

Friends of Ness Gardens

Course duration

10 weekly sessions (No teaching Thursday 3 & 31 October).

Suitable for

18+. There are no formal entry requirements; all you need is an interest in plants. No previous experience needed.

Book your place

Book a place via our online store, on your next visit to the gardens at the Admissions Desk or contact us on 0151 795 6319 (Daily from 10am-4pm).

Venue details

The Bulley Room & the gardens