Gardening : Be your own Garden Designer
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The aim of this interesting, informative and enjoyable course is to nurture inspirational ideas from the students which would enable them to put together a creative design for their own garden.
How to measure and take a survey of a garden. How to choose a style and scheme of a garden. Which type of hard or soft landscaping materials to use. Drawing up the garden design. How to put together a planting plan, incorporating some finishing touches.
This course is suitable for anyone interested in learning how to go about designing a garden.
Start Date: 27th April 2017 x 5 weeks – 18:30-21:00
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What do I need to bring to the course? Tape measure, A4 notebook, pen, pencils, black felt-tip pens, eraser, compass for drawing, set square, protractor, circle template, metric scale rule (to include 1:1, 1:50, 1:100, 1:200), masking tape, string and photographs/pictures of the garden/area they wish to design.
Practical help and advice is also provided to assist students with any kind of disability or individual need, including people for whom English is not their first language. Please contact our Centre staff to discuss your needs prior to starting your course.