Living Medicine: The Whole Body

This award-winning five-day course, spread over 2019 is for anyone interested in healing plants and foods, health, gardening or working with communities. It includes discussion, tasting and identifying healing plants, practical remedy making and assessing your own health and diet.Read more

Living Medicine: Self-Care Basics

This one-day workshop is the first of a five-part course to give you a grounding in self care using foods and herbs. It will cover the basics of: herbal therapeutics, identifying mint and other plant families, basic food self care, remedy making, herb chewing, herbal tea, breakfast smoothie and herb crush. Read more

Mother’s Day British Academy of Floral Art collaboration

New for 2019, award-winning Floristry Masters Julie Collins and Tina Parkes bring their unique, independent and inspirational workshops to the Garden. Make something beautiful for Mother's Day, or bring her along for the perfect treat!Read more

Mother's Day kokedama making

Join our special Mother's Day kokedama making classes! Read more

Behind the Scenes Tour - April

Join our Head of Plant Collections, or another member of the senior gardening team to explore areas of the Garden not usually open to the public. Read more

Lotions and Potions - Introduction to herbal medicine for a spring boost

Can a food be a medicine? Can a poison be a medicine? Explore a brief history of medicine, find out about the amazing power of plants to heal and soothe and plant a mini medicinal garden to take-away. For ages 8+ Read more

Dinner with Dinosaurs

Studio Cultivate Play Green are back with a Triassic treat for 2019! Use our Garden map and dino profiles to find the living fossils that these magnificent reptiles wolfed down for breakfast, lunch and dinner. For ages 5 - 12 Read more

Chocolate Tuesday

Learn about the history, geography and science of chocolate and celebrate this very special plant-based food. The day includes craft activities, a Garden tour, chocolate tasting and the chance to create your own mixtures to take away. For ages 6 - 11 Read more

Smartphone Photography in the Garden

Capture the Garden in striking and unusual ways on your smartphone, with top tips for lighting, composition, texture and form. Learn how to photograph wildlife, make plant portraits and turn your pictures into great gifts. For ages 12 - 17Read more

Propagation for Beginners - April

Are your seedlings long and spindly? Do your cuttings sit and sulk for ages and then die? Learn how to give your seeds and cuttings the best chance of turning into healthy plants with CPG's Head of Propagation or another senior member of the gardening team. Read more

Stunning spring flowers with British Academy of Floral Art

New for 2019, award-winning Floristry Masters Julie Collins and Tina Parkes bring their unique, independent and inspirational workshops to the Garden. Read more

Behind the Scenes Tour - May

Join our Head of Plant Collections, or another member of the senior gardening team to explore areas of the Garden not usually open to the public. Read more