Sussex Prairie Garden is now closed until Saturday 1st June 2024. Our normal opening hours from 1st June will be Wednesday to Sunday 1pm until 5pm , closed Mondays and Tuesdays . On Sunday 2nd June we shall be holding our Early Summer Plant fair (30 exhibitors plus !) opening time 12 noon until 5pm - lots of plant nurseries , refreshments and music !

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Events & Courses

Ecoprint on Paper with Amanda Duke


Wednesday 16th August 2023 | 9:00am - 2:00pm

Ecoprint on Paper with Amanda Duke

Ecoprint on Paper


1 day – Wednesday 16th August  OR Thursday 17th August 2023    9am – 2pm


Make 15 handmade note cards on 350gm watercolour paper

Suitable for beginners



Course fee £85 including all materials and coffee, tea, biscuits will be provided free of charge this year. Cake will still be available in the café and you may wish to bring a sandwich or similar for lunch.

What to expect on the day?

You will make 15 handmade high-quality notecards/blank for messages cards. This is a fascinating way to explore botanical forms on paper. You will use local and familiar flowers and leaves with a contact printing method that allows them to transfer their colour, texture, and patterns to your papers. The effects and results you can get from a range of plants is quite magical. You will learn the process of layering plants, mordants and paper together before steaming your bundles in a steel pot. Your outcomes will reveal surprising and exciting effects that you will allow to dry at home after the course. All card stock and tape preparation will be completed on the day so that when your prints have dried at home it will take you just 30 minutes to complete the finished notelets/cards. The aim will be to equip you with sufficient skills to get started with Eco printing at home. Detailed notes will be sent to you after course completion.


What to bring with you?

Please wear clothes suitable for messy work and bring an apron and a waterproof bag/sheet with you for transporting your damp samples home.


For further details please contact Amanda via her website : or via email


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Morlands Farm, Wheatsheaf Road (B2116),
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, West Sussex, BN5 9AT

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    1. Sussex Prairie Garden
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      Fraser BishopFraser Bishop
      10:50 11 Jul 22
      Wonderful garden well worth a visit. Great variety of plants showing so many ways of portraying a garden layout. Must comment on the great tea and cakes selection, our dog loved the doggy ice cream!
      Joan DaniellJoan Daniell
      15:13 06 Jul 22
      Beautifully planted area, in which you are encouraged to walk along paths between the plants so can be completely surrounded by foliage - a lovely effect.
      Peter WardPeter Ward
      08:40 28 Jun 22
      Beautiful garden, very relaxing, and bigger than you might think. Cafe is nice too
      Mike CleggMike Clegg
      16:07 08 Jun 22
      Tea room not brilliant nice cake but coffee in paper cup. No other options other then tea coffee and cake. Opening times short 1 to 5 but gardens beautiful