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Louise Stoddart – (Garden Design & Horticulture)

  • garden designer and horticulturalist from Cumbria
  • highly-regarded by our previous (now retired) Tutor David Haigh
  • may be familiar to David’s former students as some did visit her gardens!
  • studied horticulture at the famous Newton Rigg college
  • horticulturalist for several significant gardens

Louise, having wellies on the ground as it were, knows of and has access to the real gems not everyone sees!

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“What a fantastic time we had together. A variety of superb gardens with the privilege of meeting their owners. We learned so much and had fun with Louise.”
“Louise is a perfect expert and leader of the course. She is charming, enthusiastic, caring and knowledgeable… attending has been a complete pleasure.”
“[Louise’s]local knowledge enabled her to gain access to a variety of gardens from private owned to National Trust – each a special gem. Her evening lectures/entertainment were just the right length & light hearted.”
“Enthusiasm & exuberance in droves!”
“A very enjoyable course – knowledgeable tutor, good food & company. Will come again at a different time of year.”
“My 5th Lakeland Gardens holiday. Louise was such an inspiration, very knowledgeable, a great personality.”
“A first class tutor!”


September 2019


September 23rd at 18:30 to September 27th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Enjoy spectacular changing garden colours and amazing views afforded by fells, lakes and countryside by visiting some hidden horticultural gems. With her wealth of local and horticultural knowledge, Louise will seek to enchant and inspire you. LIMITED NUMBER Louise Stoddart (Cumbria www.highamhall.com/louise-stoddart) Residential: £463 Non-residential: £334 (inc. Admissions and Field Trips) We offer Garden Visits with Louise in May, July and September.

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