The first sessions are on 9, 10 and 11 March, and there will be further one-day courses in May, June and September ( pounds 37 per day). There will also be two-day courses in May and September ( pounds 70). And there is the annual Snowdrop Spectacular, date depending on the weather (usually late February/early March; admission pounds 1.50). Further information on 0909 591204.Reuse content
THE historic gardens at Hodsock Priory, Blyth, Nottinghamshire include a Grade 1 listed gatehouse of the early 16th century and a moat. The grounds cover about five acres with some fine trees: a huge cornus, a catalpa, tulip tree and swamp cypress. This year for the first time, the owners, Sir Andrew and Lady Buchanan are running day-long gardening courses at the priory. Learn about Basic Garden Design, the Mixed Border, Foliage Plants, the Winter Garden.