Countryside Classroom

The Teasses ‘Countryside Classroom’ has been developed as a series of workshops aimed at sharing our team’s botanical and  gardening knowledge with the wider public. We also run events focused on estate management topics and creative arts such as photography. The ‘Countryside Classroom’ offers a range of workshops to include beginners’ classes, garden design and seasonal themes. More information on our current workshops, is available below – please don’t hesitate to get in touch with any questions, suggestions or enquiries.

©Andrea Jones

Plant Propagation

APRIL – Dates TBC
GROUP SIZE : 12

A workshop led by our Head Gardener Craig in our Walled Garden. Ever wondered how to get plants quickly and for low cost? Join Craig on his plant propagation workshop to learn how to take a variety of cuttings, grafting, and collecting and sowing seeds.

PRICE: £25.00 pp

©Andrea Jones

Foraging

MAY – Dates TBC
GROUP SIZE : 10

A workshop led by our Head Gardener Craig in the gardens. Wander through the woods and fields at Teasses on the search for edibles – return to the workshop area to make your own fresh lunch from what has been gathered. Great fun and some valuable skills learnt.

PRICE: £50.00 pp

©Andrea Jones

RBGE Photography Workshop

MAY – Dates TBC
GROUP SIZE : 12

A guest workshop led by David, a wildlife photographer and writer. David will teach you the secret to a stunning photograph using our amazing gardens as a backdrop. For this workshop you will be required to bring your own camera and equipment; outdoor comfortable clothing and footwear is recommended.

PRICE: £50.00 pp

Guest speaker – David Purvis

MAY/JUNE – Dates TBC
GROUP SIZE : 20

Join us in welcoming David Purvis, botanical photographer at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, at Teasses. David is the author of “Rhododendron Dissected – flora in close-up”. He will be hosting a Talk at Teasses on the subject of Rhododendrons and his publication. He will tell us more about the fantastic Rhododendron project he has been engaging with, in collaboration with the RBGE and the China Conservation & Research Centre for the Giant Panda.

PRICE: £30.00 pp