Events & Master Classes
Garden Talks and Demonstrations – come and meet the Backhouse experts in the walled garden at Rossie Estate – enquire here.
- April – Scotland’s Daffodil Festival – 10/11th April 2021
- June – Scotland’s Garden Scheme – Backhouse Rossie Estate Rose Day
- September – Apple Weekend – end September 2021
We run master classes throughout the season, below are examples of previous topics covered:
- Lawn Care and Turf Management – Many homes have the garden lawn as the main exterior central showpiece – often spending more time caring for the lawn than on all the rest of the garden in total.Sometimes, too much care and attention – if not correctly done – can lead to problems not normally associated with neglected lawns. Avoid the pitfalls. We show you how.
- Herbaceous Border – Care maintenance, design and choice of plants.
- Summer Fruit Pruning – When to prune and how to go about it to ensure optimal plant health
- Bulb propagation – Learn the correct way to propagate along with tips and techniques
- Fruit Tree pruning – Learn the theory and practice of pruning a variety of fruit trees