Sussex Garden School

Creative classes inspired by nature: from gardening to printmaking 


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Natural inspiration

After 20 years of designing and teaching about gardens, Juliet Sargeant has established the Sussex Garden School to share her love of landscape with courses in gardening and creative arts inspired by nature.


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Naturally creative

Classes are held at inspirational venues across Sussex, to give you lots of ideas and a great day out. Upcoming workshops include:

  • Weaving Magic - Summer Scenes, 24th July
  • Shooting Gardens - How to Make Great Garden Photos, 7th August
  • A Beginners Day of Natural Dyeing, 13th September
  • Pressed Flower Art for Beginners, 17th September
  • Fused Glass Art Poppies, 24th September

The school's relaxed, fun courses allow you to indulge in developing a new or existing skill, all under the guidance of expert tutors, with a delicious lunch and refreshments included.

There is also a wide range of gardening courses, including hands-on skills days, design workshops and garden knowledge talks.

Find out more here
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Gift cards

A Sussex Garden School voucher makes a great gift for a garden enthusiast or crafter.

Gift voucher values vary from £5 to £50, which can be redeemed against any of the school's workshops, talks or courses. 

Buy gift vouchers here

Juliet Sargeant on the podcast – from medicine to mud

In this episode we find out the difference between gardening and garden design, how Juliet won Gold and People’s Choice at RHS Chelsea Flower Show in 2015, and what she has planned – in conjunction with BBC hit children’s TV show Blue Peter – for Chelsea 2022 and beyond. 

Sussex Garden School on the podcast

In this chat Juliet Sargeant highlights the significance of fostering an atmosphere of encouragement and relaxation in the Sussex Garden School's  workshops. By providing a safe space for adults to experiment, make mistakes, and learn without fear of judgement, individuals can step out of their comfort zones and embrace the unknown.

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