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 


Attendees have been contacted about Study Days that were postponed due to Coronavirus. The remaining Study Days in 2020 are scheduled to go ahead – please refer to information on individual events. If you have a question please email

Study Day subjects in 2020

  • Getting the Garden Ready on 24th Feb
  • Succession Planting on 9th Mar | 4th May | 15th Jun
  • Good Planting on 24th Mar | 11th May
  • Nursery Propagation 20th Apr | 17th Aug
  • Meadow Gardening 1st Jun
  • Exotic Gardening 7th Sept
  • Integrating and Using Bulbs 28th Oct

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.

Book a Study Day now using our online shop.