We’re looking forward to joining the crowds at Brogdale Apple Festival, to celebrate all things appley!
Brogdale’s experts will be putting out a fantastic display of their apples, with the opportunity to taste them all and pick a favourite. There will also be apple ID sessions and the chance to put your apple questions to the experts in the ‘Meet the Experts’ area.
Saturday, 17 October 2015 - 10:00am to Sunday, 18 October 2015 - 5:00pm
Join us at Ryton Organic Gardens on this festive course to learn how to weave your own willow wreath and decorate it with beautiful natural materials from the gardens, here at Ryton. The course will also cover making table decorations, wall hangings as well as lots of other inspirational ideas for decorations inspired by nature.. You'll need to wear sturdy trousers or bring knee pads; as it'll involve flexing willow rods around your knees!
Give your trees a tidy with this intro to pruning with organic gardener Judith Conroy. The practical half-day hands-on course covers safety in the garden, various cutting tools, their maintenance and a variety of pruning and cutting techniques.
If you're keen to do your bit to encourage wildlife at home, but don't know how to start, this course is the perfect place to begin! Organic gardening expert, Judith Conroy will show you how to create a wonderful wildlife friendly outdoor space. You'll also be able to take something away with you to start your planting to attract wildlife!
Composting is the cornerstone of organic gardening and this course, led by Garden Organic's Master Composter team, will help you to discover what happens in your compost bin and how to produce a wealth of black gold to assist your growing.
We're in the process of confirming a date with our course trainers, the course is currently pencilled for 1st or 29th June, we'll update the website with the confirmed date asap.
Join Garden Organic's Sallly Cunningham to gain an overview in how to create a wildlife friendly garden. You'll also have the opportunity to take something away with you to start planting to attract wildlife.
We're in the process of confirming a date with our course trainers, the course is currently pencilled for 6th or 20th July, we'll update the website with the confirmed date asap.