Sustainable Environment
Sustainable Environment
We support alternatives to single use plastics
Consumption & Conservation
Consumption & Conservation
We harvest rainwater from our on-site reservoirs
Reduced Carbon Footprint
Reduced Carbon Footprint
With 80% of bedding plants grown onsite
Composting & Recycling
Composting & Recycling
We recycle over 90% of our on-site waste
per year
20 Weeks
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Exclusive to Coolings! Plants and Plantsmanship

Course Length: 20 Weeks Tutor: Tessa Allen

Held on Mondays 2-4pm commencing 10th September 2020 

About the Course

A 20-week course that is exclusive to Coolings for ‘plantaholics’ everywhere.

Learn how to grow wonderful plants and have colour, scent and structure in your garden all through the year.

Relax and have fun, learning in the company of fellow gardeners.

No exams, no pressure, no requirement for any prior course attendance.

Held on Mondays 2-4pm commencing 14th September 2020.

What is included?

Weekly plant identification of up to ten plants, with lots of information on where they grow best, the top cultivars to choose, with really useful growing and maintenance tips

The range of plants will include:
– annuals and bedding plants
– herbaceous perennials
– shrubs and garden trees
– hedging
– ground cover

This course will feature tours of the garden centre to view and discuss the best products on offer for growing and displaying plants, and how to keep your plants healthy, reducing the use of chemicals.

Your tutor will also demonstrate planting and maintenance techniques.

Botanical names of plants will be used alongside the common names.

Who can apply?

Suitable for anyone with a love of gardening who would like to increase their plant knowledge and learn how to get the best from the plants in their garden.

How do I apply?

Please complete the booking form or contact Lesley Webster at Coolings Nurseries Ltd on 01959 532269 or email

Student numbers will be limited to each session so please book early to ensure a place.

If you are interested in any of our courses that are currently full please contact us to join the waiting list.  If there is sufficient interest then we will always consider running another course.

Please note:  Courses will only be cancelled if not viable to run.