Learn a New Skill for the New Year at RHS Garden Harlow Carr

Written by: Elmtree Press

If you’re planning to learn a new skill for the new year, RHS Garden Harlow Carr offers a wealth of courses and workshops including a choice of more than 30 brand new courses for 2017.

•     Choose from more than 70 adult education courses and workshops, including 37 new courses
•     Learn skills including garden design, photography, creative crafts and horticulture
•     Make your own natural beauty products or learn how to build a dry stone wall

Harlow Carr’s packed 2017 adult education programme includes opportunities to learn how to make your own natural beauty products, build a dry stone wall or develop your photography skills in the beautiful surroundings of the most northerly RHS garden in Harrogate. New for 2017 are Medicinal Herbs, Herbs for Wellbeing, Spoon Carving as well as opportunities to study Kitchen Garden Design or Gardening for Low Maintenance.

Many of the courses and workshops offer an opportunity to enhance your experience and understanding of plants and gardens and learn alongside RHS horticulturists and experts in the amazing, unique setting of RHS Garden Harlow Carr. Many involve both classroom and practical outdoor sessions.

Gill Owen, Education & Learning Manager at Harlow Carr said: “We’re offering a huge range of courses and garden walks throughout 2017, ranging from one-day tasters to a series of seasonal workshops, so whether you enjoy short courses for building your practical skills and gardening knowledge or creative days out, we’re sure you’ll find something to suit.

“They’re also a fantastic opportunity to meet new and like-minded people; many of our regulars come back time and again and have made life-long friends.”

Harlow Carr’s 2017 Courses and Workshops brochure can be downloaded from the RHS website, or email adultlearning@rhs.org.uk to request a pdf or posted copy. A full programme of adult education courses also runs at RHS Garden Wisley, RHS Garden Hyde Hall and RHS Garden Rosemoor. To book a place on any of the 2017 courses, call 020 3176 5830.