PART TIME GARDEN DESIGN COURSES

2018-2019

The following garden design courses aim to cover most aspects from designing your own garden to becoming a professional Garden designer. There are courses to improve your plant knowledge and show you how to paint a pallet of colour for your borders. There are also courses to help you draw up a plan both by hand and using a computer. Should you wish to join a course please email me at nigel@nigelphilips.co.uk and I will help you choose.

PROFESSIONAL DIPLOMA IN GARDEN DESIGN

Duration: Fridays from 20th September 2019 to 3rd July 2020 Time: 9.30am - 4.30pm Tuition fee: Full fee £5,450.00 (10% discount available if pay by 31 July 2019) Location: Brinsbury College For further details email: nigel@nigelphilips.co.uk

The Professional Diploma Course provides training for those who wish to learn the necessary skills to become a practicing Garden Designer. Based on the suggested content for a garden design course by The Society of Garden Designers (SGD) the course is a balanced to give you maximum information in a relatively short space of time.

DRAWING COURSE FOR GARDEN DESIGNERS

Duration: Monday 2nd - 6th September 2019 Time: 9.30am - 4.15pm Tuition fee: Full fee £450.00 (10% discount available if attending the Professional course) Location: Brinsbury College For further details email: nigel@nigelphilips.co.uk

Those attending the Professional course must consider this essential course. Open to other professionals and those seeking to brush up their skills, it is a week long course of drawing up a garden design plan with all the necessary accompanying drawings to make it workable and aestetic.

DESIGN YOUR GARDEN part ONE - design principles

Duration: Monday mornings for 10 weeks from 23rd September 2019 Time: 10.00am - 1.00pm Tuition fee: £450.00 Location: The Beeches, Barcombe, BN8 5TS Email: nigel@nigelphilips.co.uk

This introductory class on garden design will explain what is required to design a garden. Designs for patios and walls to choices on various plants for all situations will be explored. Some draughting and an explanation of the design principles will give you a good start in designing the garden of your dreams.

DESIGN YOUR GARDEN part TWO - survey & design

Duration: Monday mornings for 10 weeks from 13th January 2020 Time: 10.00am - 1.00pm Tuition fee: £450.00 (10% discount if attended DESIGN YOUR GARDEN part ONE) Location: The Beeches, Barcombe, BN8 5TS Email: nigel@nigelphilips.co.uk

For the second term, we will look at drawing up a plan of your garden. This will involve how to take measurements of a garden and the best way relaying this onto a plan. Developing the design and exploring the choice of plants are the main ingredients for this term's course. Laurie Macmillan will be helping with this and showing you how to draw up a planting plan.

DESIGN YOUR GARDEN part THREE - garden visits

Duration: Monday mornings for 10 weeks from 29th April 2019 Time: 10.00am - 1.00pm Tuition fee: £200 (20% discount if attended DESIGN YOUR GARDEN part ONE & TWO) Location: The Beeches, Barcombe, BN8 5TS Email: nigel@nigelphilips.co.uk

What better than to spend Monday morning visiting gardens and gaining inspiration and enjoyment from some of the most beautiful gardens in the world. The gardens are local (within an hour of The Beeches) and will include Sissinghurst, and others. Where possible the owner or head gardener will act as our guide.

GARDEN DESIGN DAY

Saturday 6th July 2019

Why not treat yourself or a friend or member of the family to a memorable day out on a garden design day at Plumpton College. It can be the first step to creating a beautiful garden. The day will include lunch and a trip out to visit a local garden with expert guidance by garden designer Nigel Philips.

COST £45.00