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Knoll Gardens

WE ARE OPEN...

We are delighted that both the nursery and garden are now open from Tuesdays to Saturdays 10am - 5pm. No pre booking or appointment is required. We appreciate our customers following the current social distancing guidelines.

We continue to be very busy with mail order and current turnaround times are around 7-14 working days.

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

 

There’s always something special to see or do at Knoll Gardens. Our event 2020 programme compliments the changing seasons, and runs from February through to December, providing opportunities for everyone to learn new skills, enjoy our wildlife and discover the way to a beautiful garden with great environmental credentials.

Alongside wildlife and creative events, Knoll’s owner Neil Lucas leads regular horticultural walks, talks and masterclasses in the garden. As the UK’s leading authority on ornamental grasses, Neil can also be found speaking and lecturing across the UK and overseas.

 

  • September

  • Bugs and Buds Class 8

    Knoll Gardens

    September 26, 2020

    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.
    To check availability and book please email; education@knollgardens.co.uk

    REGRET EVENT CANCELLED

    Find out about Knoll Gardens Foundation

  • October

  • Grass Masterclass 2

    Knoll Gardens

    October 1, 2020

    2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

    £35.00

    Spend the afternoon with the UK’s leading authority on ornamental grasses as Knoll Gardens owner, Neil Lucas shares his wealth of knowledge and draws from personal experience and Knoll’s stunning autumn displays to provide practical advice. From maintenance to design, Neil covers all you need to know about grasses and how to use them in a garden setting.

    Book Online

    To obtain special RHS MEMBERS PRICE of £28 please phone nursery direct and quote membership number.

  • Professional Grass Masterclass 2

    Knoll Gardens

    October 8, 2020

    2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

    £40.00

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

    Nationally recognised for our ‘specialist subject’, join this special masterclass as Knoll’s owner, Neil Lucas, the UK’s leading authority on ornamental grasses, shares his extensive horticultural knowledge together with the practical hands-on experience that has helped him to create Knoll Gardens’ stunning and constantly evolving naturalistic style

    Book Online

  • Willow Workshop 3 Round Baskets for Beginners

    Knoll Gardens

    October 10, 2020

    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 15, 2020

    2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

    £35.00

    Join Neil Lucas for a walk around his acclaimed garden at Knoll as he explains his ethos and some of the concepts and techniques that have gone into the creation of this naturalistic, wildlife-friendly garden. With virtually no deadheading, staking or spraying Neil also looks at the many benefits of the naturalistic style to the gardener, providing practical advice to help you bring Knolls stunning year-round effect to your own garden.

    Book online

  • Changing Seasons in the Garden with Neil Lucas Walk 4

    Knoll Gardens

    October 22, 2020

    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 9

    Knoll Gardens

    October 31, 2020

    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.
    To check availability and book please email; education@knollgardens.co.uk

    Find out about Knoll Gardens Foundation

  • November

  • Bugs and Buds Class 10

    Knoll Gardens

    November 28, 2020

    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.
    To check availability and book please email; education@knollgardens.co.uk

    Find out about Knoll Gardens Foundation

  • December

  • Succulent Wreath Workshop

    Knoll Gardens

    December 4, 2020

    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 11

    Knoll Gardens

    December 12, 2020

    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.
    To check availability and book please email; education@knollgardens.co.uk

    Find out about Knoll Gardens Foundation