Workshops and Speaker days at Sculpture by the lakes


For the next year in conjunction with the very beautiful gardens, set in the rolling Dorset countryside, we are running garden workshops and talks, both utilising the gardens onsite. Sculpture by the lakes highlights the stunning sculptures of Simon Gudgeon and with the ex fishing lakes now moulded into the beautiful site it is now, by his wife, the very talented Head Gardener Monique Gudgeon

During the next few months, we shall be doing the following workshops and talks

These workshops take full use of the gardens, utilising them to demonstrate each subject. 

The dates are as follows

November 24th 10.30-3.30 Winter propagation workshop 

January the 16th 11am. Choosing  companions for your Roses, a talk 

January the 16th 2.30pm. Everything you ever wanted to ask about roses, a talk 

January 26th 10.30-3.30 fruit tree pruning workshop

January the 30th 11am. Hardy Geraniums_ the backbone of every garden. a talk

January the 30th 2.30pm. Discovering winter plants to brighten your garden a talk 

February the 9th 10.30-3.30. Rose pruning workshop.

May the 9th 10.30-4.30. Creating and maintaining a wildflower meadow

June the 13th 10.30-4.30, Gardening for wildlife workshop  

July the 11th, 10.30-4.30 Creative pruning workshop 

The price for the workshops is £75 for the day, that includes a light lunch, tea, coffee and free entry to the Sculpture by the Lakes 

The talks cost £15 for 1 or £25 for both talks on the same day. This includes free entry to the Sculpture by the lakes 

For more details on the talks and workshops, please visit or phone 07720637808

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