Adding Sparkle: superblooms and dynamic planting for gardens or landscapes. Garden Lecture with Nigel Dunnett

Ref: SGL33684

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About this course

We will look at how to create and manage dynamic planting through seeding, planting and combinations of seeding and pla n ting. We will delve into the world of annuals, biennials, short-lived perennials and dynamic self-seeders, and their use and role in designed plantings.


Timetable for Garden Lectures

Students should arrive by 9.30am for registration.

Classes are from 10am - 3pm.

Lunch is included.


Nigel Dunnett

Nigel Dunnett is Professor of Planting Design and Urban Horticulture in the Department of Landscape Architecture at the University of Sheffield, and is one of the world's leading voices on innovative approaches to planting design. He is a plantsman, designer and pioneer of the new ecological approach to planting gardens and public spaces. His work revolves around the integration of ecology and horticulture to achieve low-input, high-impact landscapes that are dynamic, diverse, and tuned to nature.


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