Study Days

Study Days at Great Dixter with Fergus Garrett

Fergus Garrett
Study Days are led by Head Gardener Fergus Garrett and held at Great Dixter House and Gardens. Developed by Christopher Lloyd and Fergus Garrett, this programme is in its fifteenth year. Each Study Day includes a lecture in the house as well as talks and demonstrations in the garden. Subjects are tailored to provide insight into the Great Dixter ethos of gardening. Refreshments and lunch are provided and there is a 10% discount to attendees on plant sales in the nursery on the day.

Other tutors:

Michael Morphy 

Study Day subjects in 2021

  • Getting the Garden Ready
  • Succession Planting
  • Good Planting
  • Nursery Propagation
  • Meadow Gardening
  • Exotic Gardening
  • Integrating and Using Bulbs

Study day dates for 2021 will be released when we have a better understanding of the COVID-19 situation. If you have a Study Day Voucher and wish to book a date please email

Visit our What’s on page and filter events for ‘Study Days’ for further details and to book, or contact Perry Rodriguez on tel: 01797 252878 ext. 3.

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