Design your own Border workshop

Event details

  • Saturday | March 18, 2023
  • All Day
  • Tuppenny Barn, Main Road, Southbourne PO10 8EZ
  • 01243 377780
  • FreeRegistration


Come to Tuppenny Barn and join us to learn how to design your garden to create year round seasonal interest. Learn about plant choices to make the most of your space no matter what size. Learn about the different plant types and the functions they can perform in your garden to give you year round beauty and delight. The course will be a mix of theory and practical

The course will cover:

  • The  principles of border design
  • How to maximise use of your planting space
  • The importance of seasonal interest.
  • The value of shape, texture and colour in plant choices

By the end of the course you will gain

  • Confidence to design your own border having started your design on the course
  • Understanding of  the principles of great design
  • Choosing the right plant for the right place

The course is suitable for beginners 

People who have some experience of gardening, who wish to create a new garden border or wish to breathe new life into a tired one.

Please bring with you

  • Clothing suitable for outdoors – we will use the Tuppenny Barn gardens for inspiration – sturdy footwear, warm layers, waterproofs and sun protection
  • Water bottle
  • Notebook and pen
  • Measurements of any border (ideally with photos) you have in mind to design