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Knoll Gardens

COVID UPDATE...

The Nursery and Garden are open to onsite visitors Tuesday to Saturday 10am to 5pm. Wearing a mask is now optional but we encourage the use of masks within the buildings.

Due to current volume of orders being received order turnaround is taking up to 7 to 14 working days from date of order.

Orders can also be placed online for collection from the nursery but please do not travel until we have confirmed that your order is ready for collection.

Events And Classes

 

2021; Government restrictions permitting we intend to run our garden events listed below.

It is quite likely that further events may be added as the season progresses, and that the number of places available for each event will be lower than in previous years in order to create a safe as practical environment for both attendees and our staff.

 

  • September

  • Outdoor Yoga

    Knoll Gardens

    September 23, 2021

    9:00 am - 10:00 am

    £10.00

    Come and enjoy outdoor yoga in the tranquillity of Knoll’s glorious naturalistic garden before it opens to the public.  Depending on the weather classes may be; on mats on the lawn if warm and sunny, a yoga walk around the gardens if chilly, or under the marquee if a little wet.  With over 20 years of experience as a yoga teacher, Jackie’s classes are varied and may include flowing movements with the breath, standing postures, breath work, guided relaxation and meditation. Classes are suitable for all levels and abilities.

    Jackie Hayfield is a qualified Yoga Teacher, CNHC Registered Yoga Therapist, & Meditation Teacher

    More information and booking: Jackie Hayfield 07955 587772 or Jackie.hayfield@sky.com

  • Grass Masterclass 2

    Knoll Gardens

    September 23, 2021

    2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

    £45.00

    In this exclusive masterclass,from 2pm – 4.30pm, learn from leading authority on ornamental grass Neil Lucas, how his practical naturalistic planting and stunning designs can be replicated, creating low maintenance year-round displays that benefit the environment, attract wildlife and provide drama, shape and texture throughout the year.

    Book Online

    To obtain special RHS MEMBERS PRICE of £36 please phone nursery direct and quote membership number.

  • Foundation Friday; NGS Open Day

    Knoll Gardens

    September 24, 2021

    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Normal Admission charges

    The National Garden Scheme is the most significant charitable funder of nursing charities in the country having donated over £50m to date. Your visit today will help its work.

    No booking required; but normal admission charge applies which will be donated to the NGS.

  • Bugs and Buds Class 9

    Knoll Gardens

    September 25, 2021

    10:30 am - 12:00 am

    £5.00

    Organised by the garden’s charity – the Knoll Gardens Foundation, our Saturday morning monthly toddler club aims to inspire a love of nature from a young age, encouraging interaction with the garden’s many wildlife inhabitants as well as its trees and flowers.

    Book Online

    Find out about Knoll Gardens Foundation

  • Garden Masterclass with Neil Lucas at NBG of Wales

    National Botanic Garden of Wales, SA32 8HN

    September 29, 2021

    10:00 am

    £130.00

    Using grasses and perennials in the modern garden

    Spend the day with the Britain’s leading authority on ornamental grasses as he explores the use of grasses and perennials in the modern garden to provide stunning design, easy maintenance and hugely enjoyable green spaces. This event sees him expand upon his specialist subject to include the major role that perennials can play in the garden: their vivid colour and vital food for pollinating insects, providing the perfect foil to the tactile nature, movement and lithe beauty of grasses. This day will provide practical advice and inspiration as participants come to understand how grasses and perennials can form a near perfect partnership.

    For more information and to book

     

  • Outdoor Yoga

    Knoll Gardens

    September 30, 2021

    9:00 am - 10:00 am

    £10.00

    Come and enjoy outdoor yoga in the tranquillity of Knoll’s glorious naturalistic garden before it opens to the public.  Depending on the weather classes may be; on mats on the lawn if warm and sunny, a yoga walk around the gardens if chilly, or under the marquee if a little wet.  With over 20 years of experience as a yoga teacher, Jackie’s classes are varied and may include flowing movements with the breath, standing postures, breath work, guided relaxation and meditation. Classes are suitable for all levels and abilities.

    Jackie Hayfield is a qualified Yoga Teacher, CNHC Registered Yoga Therapist, & Meditation Teacher

    More information and booking: Jackie Hayfield 07955 587772  Jackie.hayfield@sky.com

  • October

  • Garden Photography – Class 1

    Knoll Gardens

    October 2, 2021

    10:00 am - 3:00 pm

    £40.00

    A commercial photographer for over 30 years, Dave Peckham is passing on his vast knowledge and experience through a series of workshops in the gardens at Knoll.

    Learn how best to capture on camera the glorious autumn vistas that the trees, shrubs, grasses and striking perennials at Knoll create through a naturalistic approach to planting, at this most stunning time of year in the gardens.

    Bring a packed lunch to enjoy while chatting over the morning’s events with Dave.

    Further enquiries to: davepeckham@mac.com

    Tickets are non refundable unless event cancelled by Knoll Gardens.

    Book Online

  • Professional Grass Masterclass 2

    Knoll Gardens

    October 7, 2021

    2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

    £60.00

    Exclusive ornamental grass course for Garden Designers and other Trade Professionals.

    An exclusive, practical session with Neil Lucas, the UK’s leading authority on ornamental grasses. Learn how Knoll’s world renowned displays are created through naturalistic planting schemes perfectly suited to conditions, as he shares expert knowledge and demonstrates innovative projects such as his new, dry meadow garden.

    Book Online

  • Willow Workshop 3 Round Baskets for Beginners

    Knoll Gardens

    October 9, 2021

    10:00 am - 4:30 pm

    £65.00

    Spend a day in the garden with Tracey Standish learning traditional basketry techniques and weaving a useful and beautiful, round basket from willow. Firstly get to grips with making a round base before securing the uprights, weaving up the sides and finishing off with a simple border. Finally, a handle can be added if desired.

    This workshop is suitable for beginners and you will go home with a finished piece. We will be weaving in the garden under a marquee, so please dress appropriately for the weather and bring your own lunch.

    Book Online

  • Designing in the Naturalistic Style Class 3

    Knoll Gardens

    October 14, 2021

    2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

    £45.00

    Learn how to garden with grasses and perennials in the wildlife-friendly naturalistic way, planting in drifts with virtually no spraying or staking, creating habitats for many species.  Using Knoll Gardens as your classroom and following owner Neil Lucas’ ethos of ‘Right Plant, Right Place’, understand how the right plants can thrive in your garden, and even help deal with extreme weather conditions.

    Book online

  • Garden Photography – Class 2

    Knoll Gardens

    October 20, 2021

    10:00 am - 3:00 pm

    £40.00

    A commercial photographer for over 30 years, Dave Peckham is passing on his vast knowledge and experience through a series of workshops in the gardens at Knoll.

    Learn how best to capture on camera the glorious autumn vistas that the trees, shrubs, grasses and striking perennials at Knoll create through a naturalistic approach to planting, at this most stunning time of year in the gardens.

    Bring a packed lunch to enjoy while chatting over the morning’s events with Dave.

    Further enquiries to: davepeckham@mac.com

    Tickets are non refundable unless event cancelled by Knoll Gardens.

    Book Online

  • Changing Seasons in the Garden with Neil Lucas Walk 4

    Knoll Gardens

    October 21, 2021

    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    £10.00

    The last of a series of four bimonthly garden walks offering a unique opportunity to spend time with Neil Lucas in the garden. Each individual walk will focus on the garden’s changing seasonal highlights; from spectacular individual plants to mass plantings of Knoll’s acclaimed grasses, and the rare and unusual trees and shrubs that form the backbone of the garden. En route you’ll also find out a little more about Neil’s work at Knoll, his aim to have a flower in bloom on every day of the season, and how he is looking after the garden’s wildlife.

    Book on to all four walks to have the further opportunity of experiencing at first hand the spectacular seasonal changes that take place every year at Knoll, watching grasses come from ground level to five or six feet high in a matter of weeks and enjoying the garden’s annual journey from the first spring shoots of bright greens to the stunning glow of autumn colour.

    Book online

  • Bugs and Buds Class 10

    Knoll Gardens

    October 30, 2021

    10:30 am - 12:00 am

    £5.00

    Organised by the garden’s charity – the Knoll Gardens Foundation, our Saturday morning monthly toddler club aims to inspire a love of nature from a young age, encouraging interaction with the garden’s many wildlife inhabitants as well as its trees and flowers.

    Book Online

    Find out about Knoll Gardens Foundation

  • November

  • Bugs and Buds Class 11

    Knoll Gardens

    November 27, 2021

    10:30 am - 12:00 am

    £5.00

    Organised by the garden’s charity – the Knoll Gardens Foundation, our Saturday morning monthly toddler club aims to inspire a love of nature from a young age, encouraging interaction with the garden’s many wildlife inhabitants as well as its trees and flowers.

    Book Online

    Find out about Knoll Gardens Foundation

  • December

  • Succulent Wreath Workshop

    Knoll Gardens

    December 4, 2021

    10:30 am - 12:30 pm

    £50.00

    Create a stunning succulent wreath in time for Christmas! From 10.30am to 12.30pm Tracy will guide you through weaving a simple wreath from willow before you turn it into a beautifully unique festive decoration using moss, ivy and succulents. The wreath will partially be covered allowing the willow hoop to show through.
    Your wreath will need a few days to ‘sit’ before it can be hung, allowing the succulents to bed into the moss, and the moss should be kept damp over the festive period. In the new year you can remove the succulents and pot them up whilst the wreath can be dried out and used again the following year.

    Please note we will be working under the shelter of a marquee, so please dress appropriately for the weather.

    Book Online

  • Bugs and Buds Class 12

    Knoll Gardens

    December 11, 2021

    10:30 am - 12:00 am

    £5.00

    Organised by the garden’s charity – the Knoll Gardens Foundation, our Saturday morning monthly toddler club aims to inspire a love of nature from a young age, encouraging interaction with the garden’s many wildlife inhabitants as well as its trees and flowers.

    Book Online

    Find out about Knoll Gardens Foundation