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Planting a Prairie Garden -large or small with Juliet Sargeant

Thursday 20th August | 10:30am - 3:30pm

Planting a Prairie Garden -large or small with Juliet Sargeant
Planting a Prairie Garden – Large or Small

Prairie gardens like Sussex Prairie are stunningly seductive, but can it be done on a smaller scale? And how would you do it anyway? Juliet will introduce you to the stalwarts of a successful prairie garden and explain the design tips for this unique style of garden.


Subjects covered:

What is the Prairie Garden Style?

Great plants for creating a prairie garden

How to combine plants to give that unique prairie feeling

Tips for a small scale planting


Who is the course for?

Beginners and garden enthusiasts are welcome.

This course for anyone who is loves the informal, naturalistic style like Sussex Prairies Garden and would like to achieve the same at home./


By the end of the day you will have:

An understanding of the preparation for and maintenance of prairie style planting
A list of plants suitable for a prairie style planting

A knowledge of how to combine the plants in large or small gardens


Sussex Prairie Gardens Venue

The course is held at one of the most beautiful gardens in Sussex – where you will have free entry and the opportunity to enjoy the garden as well as purchase refreshments in the tea shop.


The Group

We will be an informal group. Juliet teaches in an accessible, workshop style with illustrated ‘info-bites’ and relevant exercises for you to think about your own garden.

As well as being an award-winning garden designer, Juliet has been teaching gardening to professionals and enthusiasts for over 15 years.


Free garden entry until 5pm

Illustrated handouts


Early Bird Ticket £80 (for sale until 17th July)

RHS Discount 20% £72
Standard Ticket £90


Date and Time:

Thursday 20th August

10.30am – 3.30pm

Learn more and book online at www.sussexgardenschool.com




Early Bird Ticket £80 (for sale until 5th June) Standard Ticket £90


RHS Discount 20% £72

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