LETTA JONES

CONTACT ME ....

lettajones@hotmail.com

 

WHAT DO I DO?


I offer bespoke lectures, workshops and practical seminars for garden clubs, community groups, museums and adult education groups.


POSSIBLE TOPICS INCLUDE....


  1. 1*Trees for small gardens

  2. 2*The language of Flowers

  3. 3*Plants for Free - taking cuttings

  4. 4*400 years of Garden History

  5. 5*Georgian Gardens

  6. 6*Victorian Gardens

  7. 7*19th century Parks

  8. 8*Low Maintenance Gardening

  9. 9*Herb identification & history

  10. 10*Herbaceous Glories for Gardens and Containers


COURSES I’M RUNNING THIS YEAR .....


Click on the link on the menu bar above for a full list ....


CHARGES...

Fees start at £110 + travel

I am a Landscape Horticulturalist who teaches Garden History and Horticulture for City Lit, Middlesex University, the Farncombe Centre, South London Botanical Institute, and the WEA. I lectured at Birkbeck and Capel Manor Colleges for 15 years and have taught at Marlborough College Summer School since 2002.  I have led successful trips to Italian gardens and those around Paris.


I specialise in amenity trees and medicinal plants, and enjoy nothing more than bringing the history of public parks alive and introducing people to the diversity of plants.


My courses successfully combine illustrated theoretical studies in the classroom with practical and enjoyable trips to arboreta, parks and gardens.  I completed my MA at Birkbeck in 2001, and obtained the Schumacher College Certificate in Education for Sustainability in 2009.


I was a volunteer guide at Chelsea Physic Garden for 17 years, and also organized their Medicinal Plants Summer Schools. I have been a Green Flag Parks judge since 2008.