Gardening for Nature Experience Day (Sold out)

Gardening for Nature Experience Day (Sold out)


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Calling all nature loving gardeners.

We’re offering a fantastic day of exploring wildlife gardening with CAT’s expert gardens team, packed full of essential knowledge to help wildlife thrive in your garden at home. 

Lay the foundations to your wildlife gardening knowledge and explore what you can do in your own garden to help nature flourish on this exciting day out in the CAT gardens.

Event information

  • Group sizes are kept to a maximum of 10 adults and there’s plenty of outdoor space to help keep everyone safe.
  • Price: adult £60, adult member £50, child under 16 £30
  • This day is brilliant for adults of all ages and older children (14 and up) with a love of gardening and nature.
  • You’ll need appropriate footwear and clothing for a day out in the CAT gardens. No previous gardening experience required.
CAT polytunnel planting
CAT polytunnel planting

Order of the day

09:30 – Arrival

Begin the day with a guided tour of CAT’s gardens to explore how the site was transformed from a barren slate quarry to a nature-rich haven. Visit our productive organic vegetable and display gardens, explore CAT’s composting systems and discover how we manage the soil for a healthy ecosystem.

Enjoy a delicious slice of cake and coffee in one of CAT’s beautiful locations (location of the break is weather dependent).

Discover planting for nature and learn all about plants that encourage wildlife and biodiversity in the garden. Explore key themes of attracting insects and pollinators, natural pest control and fertility management, companion planting, selective weeding, and growing food for a diverse host of bird species in your garden.

Hearty vegetarian lunch in the CAT café made with plenty of homegrown goodies.

Learn about how to give wildlife a home in the garden. This practical hands-on session will explore how integrating food sources, water and shelter into all of your gardening decision making will transform how you view your garden habitat and give you lots of ideas to take away.

Time for more cake. You deserve it!

Kick off your wellies and end the day in CAT’s WISE building to go over the theory of the day and make sure you have all the important bits of knowledge to help nature thrive in your own gardens at home.

17:00 – Depart

Book with confidence

We all know that 2021 is likely to be an unpredictable year. In the event of being unable to attend due to legal restrictions and lock-downs, tickets will be fully refunded.

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