Inspired by a deep joy and curiosity for the wonders of nature, this school promises to combine the passion the whole team at Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons share for the love of gardening, with the desire to pass on best kept secrets to guests.
Blanc has always said that the gardens at Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons are as much a part of the excellence as the two Michelin-starred food and the launch of the school is the perfect opportunity to enjoy learning more about the mystery of horticulture within a truly convivial environment. Quite simply, it is a perfect marriage of true minds – where nature and culture co-exist.
Expert knowledge and passion
Unforgettable ‘natural scapes’
The core courses will be led by Anne Marie and her team, each of whom have a specialist interests. Initial courses will include Seasonal Vegetable Growing, Micro Greens, Orchard - Summer Pruning, Mushroom Growing, Understanding Your Soil and Growing Organic.
There will also be courses run by specialist growers and experts who have consulted with Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons over the years. Courses aim to cover subjects such as herbs for their medicinal properties, fruit tree pruning and gardening for children – to prepare for the next generation of gardeners.
Guests joining the courses will be based in the Hartley Botanic Glasshouse in the Heritage Garden. One day courses will run from 9.00am to 3.30pm with refreshments throughout and a working lunch. There will also be half day courses available.
There will be up to three day courses each week throughout July until October, with additional courses built into the winter calendar. A one day course will cost from £185.00 per person and this includes tuition, morning tea on arrival and a working lunch.
For further information visit belmond.com/le-manoir-aux-quat-saisons or call 01844 278881.