Residential courses

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John J

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Residential courses
« on: January 16, 2016, 10:17:34 AM »
The Lagou Raxi Hotel in South Pelion, Greece is offering the following courses this year.
3 - 10 June 2016 Mediterranean Garden Design and Planting Course, Tutor; Katerina Gkoltsiou.
13 - 20 May and 9 - 16 September 2016 Botanical Painting Holiday, Tutor; Maggie Niagassas.
For further information on any of these look up www.lagouraxi.com and click on Upcoming events.
Cyprus Branch Head. Gardens in a field 40 m above sea level with reasonably fertile clay soil.
"Aphrodite emerged from the sea and came ashore and at her feet all manner of plants sprang forth" John Deacon (13thC AD)

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John J

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Re: Residential courses
« Reply #1 on: December 22, 2016, 03:57:38 PM »
Following on from the previous post, the Lagou Raxi Hotel in South Pelion, Greece is offering the following courses next year. For more information visit their website at www.lagouraxi.com.
2017
21-28 Apr Mediterranean Garden and Landscape Design and Planting.
5 12 May Plants of Pelion: Therapies/Foraging/Cuisine in the Garden of the Gods.
12-19 May Botanical painting (conducted in Greek).
19-26 May Botanical painting (conducted in English).
26 May-3 Jun Olive! Creating sculptures and decorative/wearable 'Objets d'art' (conducted in Italian/French/English/Greek).
15-22 Sep Classic and Contemporary Mosaics Workshop.
22-29 Sep Botanical painting using autumnal subjects.
1-8 Oct Mediterrane Garten - Gestaltung und Pflanzenverwendung.
Cyprus Branch Head. Gardens in a field 40 m above sea level with reasonably fertile clay soil.
"Aphrodite emerged from the sea and came ashore and at her feet all manner of plants sprang forth" John Deacon (13thC AD)

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John J

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Re: Residential courses
« Reply #2 on: December 22, 2016, 04:06:13 PM »
ViraNatura Tours are offering the following tours in 2017, in association with the MGS. For more information visit their website at www.viranatura.com.
2017
12-18 Feb Canary Islands.
4-14 Mar South Africa (art based).
10-17 Mar Cyprus.
19-25 Mar Morocco (art based).
2-9 Apr Turkey (art based).
10-21 Apr Uzbekistan.
21-24 Apr/2-5 May Turkey (long weekends).
22 May-1 Jun Iran.
7-24 Jun China.
1-9 Jul Greece.
23-29 Jul Turkey.
10-28 Sep SW Australia.
23-29 Oct Greece (art based).
Cyprus Branch Head. Gardens in a field 40 m above sea level with reasonably fertile clay soil.
"Aphrodite emerged from the sea and came ashore and at her feet all manner of plants sprang forth" John Deacon (13thC AD)

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John J

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Re: Residential courses
« Reply #3 on: July 30, 2017, 11:03:28 AM »
An earlier post details the courses still on offer later this year at the Lagou Raxi Hotel in Greece. Below is a foretaste of what is planned for the same venue next year (2018).
23-30 Mar Painting of wild orchids.
15-20 Jun (provisional dates) an English/Greek course.
Sep/Oct Autumn fruits.
All dates to be confirmed.
Plans are also in hand to continue the Mediterranean Gardening courses and probably another Mosaic course.
Further details will be posted here as soon as they are finalised or consult www.lagouraxi.com.
Cyprus Branch Head. Gardens in a field 40 m above sea level with reasonably fertile clay soil.
"Aphrodite emerged from the sea and came ashore and at her feet all manner of plants sprang forth" John Deacon (13thC AD)

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John J

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Re: Residential courses
« Reply #4 on: November 22, 2017, 01:58:04 PM »
To update the information in the above post, the Residential courses planned to be held at the Lagou Raxi Hotel in Greece in 2018 are as follows:-
Botanical Painting Courses
23-30 Mar Pelion Orchids (English)
16-23 Jun Flora Graeca Introduction (English and Greek)
28 Sep-5 Oct Fruit, Seeds and Pods from the Mediterranean (English)
Mosaic Course
6-13 Jul
Further information can be obtained from the Hotel website; www.lagouraxi.com.
Cyprus Branch Head. Gardens in a field 40 m above sea level with reasonably fertile clay soil.
"Aphrodite emerged from the sea and came ashore and at her feet all manner of plants sprang forth" John Deacon (13thC AD)