Gardening Workshops



In 2016 the Gardening Workshops will combine expert-led sessions and practical sessions led by Members of the Society. In this way we hope to meet the needs of all gardeners and to benefit from a wide range of experience. Anyone wishing to express an interest should register with Lindy Bates (01580 764505 ).

A small charge of £2 will be made for the March, April and July workshops to cover expenses. Workshops in June and October, to be led by Jo Arnell, our horticultural expert, will be charged at £10 each. The cost for all 5 workshops is £24.

Wednesday 2nd March 10am – 12noon 

Getting Started 

Sharing information on seeds, compost and growing conditions.

Venue: Hibbsden House, Rolvenden Road, Tenterden TN30 6TT

Wednesday 13th April 10am – 12noon 

All About Flowers

Sharing information on annuals, biennials and perennials – their flowering periods and habits.

Venue: Townland, Sixfields, Tenterden TN30 6EX

Wednesday 15th June 10am – 12noon 


A workshop led by Jo Arnell.

Venue: Sissinghurst Castle Gardens

Wednesday 20th July 10am – 12noon 

Keeping the Garden Going 

How to extend the flowering season, pruning of soft fruit, general problem solving.

Venue: Oak Tree Cottage, Swan Road, Tenterden TN30 6SN

Wednesday 5th October 10am – 12noon 

Making the most of foliage

A workshop led by Jo Arnell

Venue: Hornbrook Manor Farm, Woodchurch TN26 3TH