Event Details

When? Wednesday 6th June, 10am – 4:30 pm

What? A full-day garden-based workshop with one of the most popular and ground-breaking experts in contemporary planting – Dr Nigel Dunnett of Sheffield University’s renowned landscape department.

Where? Yeo Valley Organic Garden

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This workshop will take a very personal look at Nigel’s planting design philosophy and approach, drawing key principles from his studies of the dynamics and character of beautiful and dramatic wild vegetation, and translating those principles into creating ever-changing plantings with year round appeal. He will explain his methods of using colour and structure in successional layers of planting. The workshop will be fully illustrated with a wide range of examples of Nigel’s work, from the large through to the very smallest, but all created with the aim of creating an intimate and immersive experience of ‘enhanced nature’. The day will include a tour of the gardens and meadow grassland. Students will have the opportunity to share and discuss their interests and experiences of naturalistic planting.

10.00 – 16.30 Coffee, 2 Course Lunch, and Afternoon Tea included

If you have a question, please call us on 01761 461655 or events@yeovalley.co.uk

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A Garden Masterclass – Dynamic Planting with Dr. Nigel Dunnett

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Ticket cost: £140 per person

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