Gardening lectures and talks

A garden design masterclass with James Alexander-Sinclair

Ref: SGL08599

Suitable for all


About this course

James will discuss the principles of good garden design and how to strike the right balance between beauty and practicality. He will give an overview of the key principles of good garden design and will cover different styles of gardens from sleek modern designs to rustic cottage gardens. The day concludes with a Q&A and a chance to pick the brains of one of the UK's most respected garden designers.


James Alexander-Sinclair

James Alexander-Sinclair is one of the foremost garden designers in the United Kingdom. He has designed gardens from Cornwall to Western Isles and London to Moscow. He is an award-winning writer, a compelling speaker and broadcaster. He also leads the judging panel for the RHS at the various flower shows and is Chairman of the RHS Gardens Committee.


Residential option available. Find out accommodation costs and how to book here.

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Suitable for Foundation Degree, Diploma and Masters.

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