Topiary Course with Jake Hobson
10.00: Introduction & coffee
Illustrated talk on Niwaki in Japan, and how the same techniques can be applied to English gardens. Q&A session
Tour around the garden at Harvard Farm, looking at the topiary and Japanese pruning
Lunch in the barn
Tour of the nursery area, where we are field growing a small but unique collection of trees trained and shaped in Japanese styles.
Practical demonstrations on trees, including training & clipping
This is a practical day: please bring secateurs and appropriate outdoor clothing.
Numbers are limited to around 12 per day.
£120.00 for the day, including lunch
at Harvard Farm BA22 9SZ
Wednesday 12th June 2013 SORRY, ALL PLACES BOOKED
Tuesday 24th September 2013
Jake also does private visits for small groups in your garden if you're interested.
More info at http://www.jakehobson.com/#page_workshops