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Pruning garden shrubs and climbers with Stephen Smith

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About this course

Pruning can often strike fear into the heart of the novice gardener, but rest assured this day covers formative, routine and renovation pruning for all types of shrubs and climbers. Learn why it is an essential part of garden maintenance and practice techniques in West Dean Gardens.


Stephen Smith

Stephen has tutored in horticulture for over 25 years, and has nearly 40 years experience of practical gardening under his belt. He began as an apprentice gardener and started his teaching career at Capel Manor. For 10 years he was Landscape Manager at the Grosvenor Estate in London.

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Come and find out what makes West Dean College such an amazing place to study. Explore the studios, take a tour with students, discuss your study options, and find out about funding at our next Open Day on Saturday 9 February 2019.

Suitable for Foundation Degree, Diploma and Masters.

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