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Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

Workshop/Course, Thu 24 Oct 2019

Address

Kew,
Richmond,
Surrey,
TW9 3AB

Also at this Venue

Events at this Venue

date event
Fri 1 Feb - Fri 20 Dec Introduction to the Gardens
Sat 13 Apr - Sun 27 Oct Chihuly at Kew: Reflections on nature
Sat 13 Apr - Sun 27 Oct Exotica
Wed 3 Jul - Sun 29 Sep Climb the Great Pagoda
Tue 17 Sep Health walks for people living with dementia
Tue 17 Sep Mindfulness

Details

A gardening course aimed at keen amateurs who wish to improve their knowledge of planting and maintaining plants in their garden. You’ll begin by learning about the essential conditions to ensure good growth, followed by a talk and demonstration on how to prepare soil before planting. You’ll be given hints and tips on selecting plants, and how and when to plant trees, shrubs and herbaceous species. The second part of the course will cover maintaining established plants in the garden including elements such as pruning, feeding and identifying pests and diseases.

Coach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPostboxPublic toiletsWheelchairs available

Event details

Dates Times
Thu 24 Oct 2019 10:30 to 16:30

Prices

Course fee: £80 (£70 Concessions, Kew members)
(maximum capacity 25 places)

Location

Directions

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Map reference: TQ 187773  Lat: 51.48254 Long: -0.29120

Public transport is very convenient and there is limited parking. Victoria Gate is on Kew Road (A307) and is a 7 minute walk from Kew Gardens Station.
TUBE: Kew Gardens
TRAIN: Kew Gardens and Kew Bridge
BUS: 65, 237, 267, 391
CAR: Coming from the south or west on the A316 or M3 motorway (which becomes the A316) turn left at the Richmond roundabout onto Kew Road (A307). You will see the Pagoda to your left - park in a permitted place, alongside the Gardens, on Kew Road.
For further information visit www.tfl.gov.uk

Parking: with charge

Facilities

  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • PostboxPostbox
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available