Topiary tuition at Missenden Abbey 2017

Residential Course at Missenden Abbey – 24th & 25th August 2017

  •  Suitable for all age groups & all levels of expertise from garden enthusiasts with a passion for being creative with Topiary to Students who are studying garden design or horticulture, wishing to further their knowledge in a specific area of expertise.
  •  The format of the supervised “hands-on” workshop will give students a chance to demonstrate their creativity working with their own un-cut Buxus plant, with one to one guidance and tuition with James, encouraging design inspiration – you get to keep your newly shaped Topiary plant!!
  •  Please bring suitable clothing for outdoors.

The Topiary Tuition Day with James

  • Practical demonstration of Topiary
  • Technique and cutting
  • Inspiration of Topiary in the garden setting from embryo plants to finished Topiary
  • Tips on care and maintenance + pests and diseases
  • Shortcuts to creating good strong shapes
  • Presentation and discussion on Topiary
  • Hands on workshop and your own plant to take away.

Programme to include:

  • Residential course at Missenden Abbey
  • 3pm Arrival for afternoon tea and check into your accommodation
  • 5pm Welcome talk with James Crebbin-Bailey
  • 6pm Welcome drink with James followed by dinner
  • Overnight stay with full English breakfast
  • Topiary tuition day
  • Lunch
  • Practical hands on session
  • Depart after tea.

Topiary Arts Booking Form 2017

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