Garden Know How Experiences

A warm welcome to the beautiful private garden at The White Cottage, Outwood, with Horticulturalist and Designer, Laura.

Whether you are new to gardening, or comfortable in your gardening wellies but would like to learn more, then this is definitely for you.  

Join an enjoyable and fascinating experience on the wonderful topic of gardening! 

Garden Know-How Experiences aim to inspire you in your gardening endeavours.  Sessions are held in small groups of 4 to 6 people to give you maximum help and information, at an affordable price.

Laura will help you with particular advice for YOUR garden – just bring photos and questions with you.

Pick a session from the programme below, or book a package for advantageous rates.

Enquiries to Laura:

07776 448889   / 01342 42302/

Or click here to register.


Experiences programme 2023

Fri 18 Nov 2022
Theme: Preparing the garden for winter 
Demo: How to plant like a pro

Sat 25 Mar AM

Theme:  Creating a meadow. How easy is it?
Demo:    Plant supports – how to display your plants to the best effect.  Theme: 

Thu 20 Apr PM

Theme:  Creating a good garden structure for year-round interest
Demo:    Garden jobs this month – some inspiration

Sat 20 May  AM

Creating a wildlife garden; doing your best for biodiversity
Demo:    Mulches – you need these in your life!  

Thu 15 June AM

Theme:   Reducing maintenance in your garden  NO DIG
Demo:    Making good compost; tips and techniques

Fri 15 Sept AM

Theme:   Bulb choices for your garden
Demo:     Planting a container for winter and spring display

Thu 26 Oct AM

Theme:   Creating a wildlife garden; doing your best for biodiversity
Demo:     All about mulches

Thu 9 Nov PM

Theme:   Planting for a winter garden
Demo:     Mound planting

Session duration:  2 hours including time for tea and biscuits
Morning sessions (AM) 10.30am to 12.30pm
Afternoon sessions (PM) 1.30pm to 3.30pm

Prices (per person)

Pay as you go sessions:

£25   Garden Know-How member, £22


3 sessions:    £65    Garden Know-How member:    £60
6 sessions:  £125    Garden Know-How member:  £115
8 sessions:  £155    Garden Know-How member:  £145

Gift vouchers available.

A minimum of 4 bookings are required for a session to run. For private sessions or smaller groups, POA.


Garden Know-How Experiences offer a great way to get the very best of guidance, advice and knowledge from experienced gardener and designer, Laura, in a relaxed and informal setting. 

Packed with gems of information to inspire you in your garden and at the same time, enjoy a couple of hours in the lovely garden at The White Cottage.

A 5% discount on a Guided Woodland Walk or Garden Tour with cream tea, with a package deal purchase.

See the lovely mini-pond created by a couple who attended the ‘Creating a wildlife garden’ session in Spring and were inspired to go ahead and build this. Fantastic to see, and congratulations from me!