Seasonal Programme Perth

Seasonal Gardening Activity Programme - Dundee
Botanic Garden, University of Dundee, Riverside Drive, DD2 1QH

This four day training course is presented as a rolling programme of 4 sessions, join in any time- current dates are:
We hope to run the next session in the Autumn or as soon as social distancing and lock down measures allow. If you would like to attend, please email a booking form (download below) to
September 2020(Autumn) 
November 2020 (Winter)
March 2021(Spring)
May 2021(Summer)


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

This four day training course 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
  • 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

My Garden, My Life
Practical, affordable, gardening activity training for staff in care settings
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