Propagation Workshops

A series of five informal workshops with Andrew Chapman BSc (Hons) Hort. looking at different aspects of propagation, from seed-sowing to hard wood cuttings. Taking place on the five dates throughout our season, each 3-hour session will cost £25 per person.

A professional horticulturalist, Andrew has extensive commercial nursery practice and experience with over 40 years in the industry. Andrew will share with you his knowledge and invaluable insights in a hands on environment.

Using the extensive collection of plant material here at Dyffryn Fernant, Andrew will guide workshops on propagation, suitable for all abilities. Take home a reminder of your visit to cultivate, a little magic from Dyffryn Fernant for your own garden.

May 9th  – With a focus on seed-sowing
June 20thWith a focus on cuttings
July 25th –   With a focus on division
August 15th-With a focus on layering
September 12thWith a focus on hard wood cuttings


Each workshop will focus on a variety of skills and techniques, please use the above as a guide.

The nitty-gritty

Workshops run from 2 – 5pm.

Tea, coffee & biscuits will be provided in The Library

Please bring suitable clothing & footwear, waterproofs if necessary. We will be out and about in the garden during the afternoon, weather permitting.

To book, please complete our booking form. Payment may be made by cheque or bank details can be supplied on request.

For groups of 5 people or more, any of these workshops can also be run at a time & date of your choosing. Please enquire using the booking/enquiry form.

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