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Gardening Skills for Volunteers - 6 session course

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Thank you for your booking. If you have any questions please email parkvolunteers@bristol.gov.uk We look forward to welcoming you to Ashton Court on 19th September. Best wishes, Ella Volunteer Coordinator, Bristol Parks.

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Thank you for your booking. If you have any questions please email parkvolunteers@bristol.gov.uk We look forward to welcoming you to Ashton Court on 19th September. Best wishes, Ella Volunteer Coordinator, Bristol Parks.
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Are you involved in your local park or green space? Would you like to improve you horticultural knowledge? Then join us at Ashton Court.

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Throughout Autumn 2019, Susan Barker RHS Community Outreach Advisor, is offering free focused sessions to help you make the best of your green space. These free sessions are offered to anyone involved in their local green spaces or other community green spaces or garden.

Where: Ashton Court Gardens

When: Thursday 1-3pm, on the following dates:

Session 1 - September 19th

The root of the matter: soil, compost and fertility

Session 2 - October 3rd

Beginning a design for your space: what to consider when assessing your green space

Session 3 - October 10th

Right plants for the right place

choosing plants that will thrive

Session 4 - October 17th

Weeds or wildflowers? Growing for wildlife

Session 5 - November 7th

Gardening through the seasons - plants and activities for the garden all year round

Session 6 - November 28th

Practical pruning - an introduction to pruning techniques

As these sessions are provided free of charge we are keen to ensure that attendance is high in order to allow as many people to benefit from this excellent opportunity. Please consider whether you are able to make the sessions before booking and let us know if there are some that you cannot make.

There will be plenty of chance to discuss ideas and ask questions at each session, as well as practical elements.

In wet or very cold weather we will have access to indoor spaces in the poly tunnels at Ashton Court.

All training material will be provided but please bring appropriate clothing (it can get chilly even inside the polytunnel!

If you have any concerns or questions about the training, please email parkvolunteers@bristol.gov.uk or call Ella on 07584342739

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