Our courses are fun and informative. This year we have free talks/demos on the last Thursday of each month, fundraising events and workshops. All our courses run from 10.30 am - 15.30 pm,

group sizes are limited to ensure that you receive all the attention you need.

Bookings can be made on line by clicking book now in the course details below

or call 07977 550050 or email [email protected]


The Coastal Gardener



“Thank you so much, the workshop was so much fun.

I loved every minute and came away with a real sense of achievement”

Free talk/demo at the Nursery, last Thursday of every month, from 2pm until 2.45pm


Artists in the Garden    Sunday 20th September 2020              10.30 - 15.30

What a day this will be! If you love plants, gardens and art then this is a must. This will be the forth time we've run this event and it's a firm favourite with us! The idea is that artists, writers, musicians and anyone who finds plants and gardens inspiring, will create work in the nursery to share with visitors and other artists. If you think the nursery would inspire you and you'd like to share your creativity with other artists please contact me on 07977 550050 for further information. If you'd like to come along and be inspired please join us on the day.


This is a free event and will take place at:

The Coastal Gardener Nursery, Fakenham Farm, Eddington Road, St Helens, Isle of Wight, PO35 5TN


Plant Fairs

We are delighted to have been invited by our friends and neighbours at Eddington House Nursery to exhibit at their plant fairs again this year. Spring Rare Plant Fair 23rd & 24th May 2020   Autumn Rare Plant Fair  Sept 2020






March                Success with Seeds

April                   Spring Cleaning your Borders

May                   Gravel Gardening

June                   Taking Cuttings

July                    Drought Tolerant Planting

August              Collecting & Storing Seed

September      Gardening with Grasses

Sadly, due to COVID-19 restrictions we have suspended all events for the time being.

If the situation changes we will happily re-instate out programme of events and courses.

Fingers crossed....

Coastal Gardening - design and inspiration      Wednesday 5th August 2020       10.30- 15.30


Do you have a garden near the sea? If so you’ll know that the wind and salt spray can be challenging to say the least! Spend the day with me at my coastal plant nursery and find out about which plants thrive in coastal conditions. Learn how to create the best possible environment for your plants to flourish. We’ll look at which edible and decorative plants thrive and as well as looking at wind breaks, planting techniques, feeding, irrigation and weed suppression. I’ll share with you my ideas on designing and planting coastal gardens and offer advice about your own garden (please do bring along plans and or photographs of your garden). We will also visit my own coastal garden and take a short walk along the coast to see what's thriving on the cliff edge and beach. (Please let me know if you will need a lift from St Helens to Bembridge)


This course will be run at our Nursery at Fakenham Farm, Eddington Road, St Helens, PO331XS.

All materials and equipment included but please bring your own gloves if you like to wear them and a notebook.

£70.00  To reserve your place  book now  or call 07077 550050 or email [email protected]