Events & Courses

Cutting Edge Veg

In the last 50 years our culinary horizons have broadened to encompass a wide range of cultures including India, Chinese, South East Asia and the Caribbean. However, it seems that our growing skills have lagged behind our cooking habits.

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Ryton Organic Gardens
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Tuesday, 22 August 2017 -
10:00am to 4:00pm

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Thyme To Be growing session for family carers - September

Garden Organic is offering family carers in Coventry and Warwickshire an opportunity to meet like-minded people, garden and learn new skills together in the relaxing surroundings of Ryton Organic Gardens.

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Ryton Organic Gardens
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Wednesday, 6 September 2017 -
11:00am to 3:00pm

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Introduction to Seed Saving

This introduces the basic principles of seed saving, including growing annual plants to seed, harvesting, drying, cleaning and storage. Crops will be looked at growing in-situ with examples of seed that is ready and the opportunity for attendees to try seed cleaning themselves.

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Ryton Organic Gardens
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Thursday, 7 September 2017 -
9:30am to 1:00pm

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Planning Organic Food Growing

We are delighted to be delivering ‘Planning Organic Food Growing’ training at Dumfries House, Scotland. This course will cover how to start growing organically, give you the tools to plan your growing space and provide lots of ideas to take away with you. This course is aimed at beginners.

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Dumfries House
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Saturday, 9 September 2017 -
10:00am to 4:00pm

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Introduction to Organic Veg Growing with a seasonal activity

This introductory course will look at what you need to do and buy to get started with growing your own fruit and veg. We will be focusing on how to start your organic garden and will be using the gardens to demonstrate how to do this.

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Ryton Organic Gardens
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Thursday, 14 September 2017 -
9:30am to 1:00pm

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Cumbria Organic Gardeners and Farmers - Weekend trip to Tatton Park

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Machynlleth
on: 
Saturday, 16 September 2017 - 10:00am to Sunday, 17 September 2017 - 5:00pm

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Cumbria Organic Gardeners and Farmers Apple Day Day

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Acorn Bank, Temple Sowerby
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Sunday, 8 October 2017 -
11:00am to 4:30pm

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Next Steps in Seed Saving

This is the perfect follow on from the first course, ‘Introduction to Seed Saving’, or is ideal for those with some experience of saving seed from vegetables looking to improve their skills.The day will focus on those annuals that cross and biennial crops of vegetables.

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Ryton Organic Gardens
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Thursday, 12 October 2017 -
9:30am to 1:00pm

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Cumbria Organic Gardeners and Farmers - AGM and talk

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Penrith
on: 
Sunday, 12 November 2017 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm

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organic vegetable growing

Planning your organic garden

This introductory course will look at what you need to do and buy to get started with growing your own fruit and veg. We will be focusing on how to start your organic garden and will be using the gardens to demonstrate how to do this.

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Ryton Organic Gardens
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Thursday, 16 November 2017 -
10:00am to 4:00pm

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Make your own natural Christmas decorations

Come and learn about how to weave a willow wreath using materials from the garden to make natural decorations. You will be shown how to weave your own willow wreath that you can then decorate with natural materials from the gardens. We will also look at making table decorations, wall hangings and other ideas for natural decorations.

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Ryton Organic Gardens
on: 
Thursday, 7 December 2017 -
9:30am to 1:00pm

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