Tutors are all experts in their field with years of experience, keen to share their knowledge with you.

Andrew Mikolajski

Andrew MikolajskiAndrew is the author of over 30 gardening books, including RHS Pruning Plant by Plant, Plants for Shade, An Encyclopaedia of Garden Plants and 1001 Garden Questions Answered. He has taught garden design and the RHS certificate at Warwickshire and Pershore College and regularly lectures to gardening clubs and other groups throughout the country.


Michael Brown MA

Michael BrownMichael is the kind of gardener that calls weeds wild flowers. He has been Head Gardener at the Menagerie, Horton, and Cosgrove Hall. As a labour of love he has over the years accurately recreated the medieval gardens of the Prebendal Manor at Nassington. The ‘Historic Gardener’ lectures and demonstrates garden history from the Romans to ‘Dig for Victory!’ including a monk herbalist. He provides displays for heritage sites, and as full equity member, turns up in costume…..

Sue Kirk

Sue KirkSue has worked with willow for 16 years. She teaches weaving, makes sculptures, baskets and garden structures. For the Burghley Horse Trials a few years ago she made baskets for a cross-country fence and for Tolethorpe Hall she made a bath chair for one of its Shakespeare productions. Sue uses Somerset willow or Northamptonshire willow in her creations.

Dusty Gedge

Living roofs expert, designer, campaigner, policy instigator, trainer and author, President of the European Federation of Green Roof Associations, Director of livingroofs.org

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