Seasonal Gardening - Ayrshire

Seasonal Gardening Activity Programme - Ayrshire
NEW VENUE - The Carers Cottage, Howard Park, Kilmarnock KA1 1SA

This four day training course is presented as a rolling programme of 4 sessions, join in any time- current dates are:
We hope to restart the Seasonal Gardening programme as soon as lockdown and social distancing measures allow. If you are interested in these sessions please complete a booking form now (download below) and email to

4th September 2020 (Autumn)
13th November 2020 (Winter)
March 2021(Spring) date t.b.c.

'The training session has given me more ideas of creative things to do especially for wet days where things can be tricky.'  Traiinee, Autumn 2019 session

This four day training programme is for care professionals interested in encouraging their clients to take part in seasonal indoor gardening activities and tending an outdoor garden area throughout the year.
No prior knowlege required.

Theory and practical learning sessions using the outdoor space for inspiration and activity, coupled with activity ideas for indoor sessions. An informal learning environment, inspiring staff to gain confidence in:

  • Indoor gardening activities
  • How to adapt gardening activity to suit your client group
  • Handling plant materials in a garden setting
  • Seasonal plant care
  • Activity planning
  • How to engage and encourage clients to take part in activity
  • Showcasing gardening within the care setting.

All materials provided.
Training pack includes: A1 poster to showcase gardening activity, a library of seasonal activity factsheets, Activity Planning Sheets, additional photocopyable resources.  
Certificate of Completion on each day (5 CPD points).
Cost £80 per session
SPECIAL OFFER save 20% Book all 4 sessions - Spring,Summer, Autumn, Winter for  £265.00 per person

It is possible to substitute/change the person attending these sessions, at short notice, to accommodate staff changes/sickness/work rotas etc. This is a rolling programme ( pay for 4 days - Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter) which you can join at any time in the cycle. Future training dates will be posted as soon as they have been confirmed.

You may be eligible for funding to cover some training costs, search for grants here at


Booking Form

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