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The Botanic Garden has taken the decision to cancel this event; taking into consideration the age of our volunteers and the numbers of people who visit the festival, we have decided that a cancellation is the only responsible course of action. Carboniferous limestone giants striding through a prehistoric forest, the delicate sounds of ceramic Zen […]
This 21 week course with senior associate Jenny Brooks Dip.AD, ATC is suitable for beginners as well as returning students. Progress is via the steady development of drawing skills, observational drawing from plant specimens and water colour techniques, using sketchbooks for preparatory work. More advanced students carry out monthly assignments of increasing complexity to further […]
Join Christine Pritchard for an informal and supportive workshop with lots of opportunities to discuss aspects of the garden that are relevant to the coming gardening season. This might range from pruning and propagation to lawn maintenance. You will be introduced to a range of plants that will make your garden more beautiful every summer. […]
The National Garden Scheme (NGS) open day returns to the Botanic Garden in July this year where you can see the Garden in all its summer glory. The NGS has been running since 1927 initially to support district nurses; there are now over 3500 gardens across the country open as part of the scheme which […]
Oxford Botanic Garden is hosting a free, online symposium to explore the vital role played by Botanic Gardens around the world. Welcoming renowned speakers to this international arena, the talks […]
This is a one-day course to introduce and develop understanding of ferns and to develop skills in their identification. It is aimed at beginners. The number of species in this group and the apparent similarity between many of them can make them daunting. The terminology itself can seem impenetrable. However, this course is intended to […]
Fergus is Head Gardener at Great Dixter House and Gardens. Born in Brighton to an English father and Turkish mother, Fergus spent his formative years in Istanbul, Turkey. On returning […]
James Golden is a garden-maker of international repute whose garden,Federal Twist, has featured in The New York Times, Gardens Illustrated,Horticulture, Better Homes and Gardens, Elle Décor and several books.Monty Don […]
The Bee and Pollination Festival returns, and incorporates the Bristol Beekeepers 93rd annual Honey Festival. The Botanic Garden will be in its full late summer colours with displays, demonstrations, and […]