Mini Classes

Each Tuesday from May onwards, owner Chris will give a talk lasting 20-30 minutes on one aspect of gardening, usually in the garden itself. Then have a free tea or coffee in Fieldcrest’s lovely Garden House.

  • Tuesdays from 29th May
  • 2pm
  • Cost: £4 per talk
  • Contact us to book your place (booking essential as talks dependant on numbers)

Our provisional schedule is below – please contact us in advance if you are interested in a particular topic as the schedule may be subject to change depending on weather or seasonal changes!

1st May Planting up spring containers

8th May Dividing primulas and polyanthus and taking seeds

15th May Lawn care

22nd May Clipping hedges

29th May Seed sowing

5th June Best annuals for the cutting garden

12th June Plant supports

19th June Grow your own salads

26th June Seed sowing and cuttings

3rd July Half hardy annuals for the garden and the vase

10th July Sweet peas

17th July Mediterranean herbs and their uses

24th July Edible flowers

31st Aug Sages – herbs and scented salvias

4th Sept Sowing seed for next year

11th Sept Pruning soft fruit and fruit trees

18th Sept Good Perennials for the garden and for cutting

25th Sept Dahlias

2nd October Clip hedges and herbs

9th October Autumn containers

16th October  Late flowering perennials and grasses

Contact us for more information or to sign up