This course will teach you about pruning a variety of small trees and shrubs, whether that be for shape or production. Pruning can sometimes seem overly complicated, so a big aim of the session will be to discuss the main principles and boost your confidence levels.
Most people think of organic growing as ‘growing without chemicals’, but there is so much more to it than that. Organic growing works creatively with nature, making both the soil and the environment a place where plants will thrive.
Spring into growing with the first in the new series of organic growing courses! This course gives an overview of what to do in spring, including: planning what to grow, seed sowing and plant raising, soil preparation, composting, common pests and diseases (to look out for) and wildlife needs.
Successful organic growing is all about good planning. This half day course is perfect for gaining an understanding of how to plan out a growing space for an allotment or garden using organic principles. You will learn how to plan your plot organically, with a focus on crop rotation, preventing pests and diseases, maximising harvests and planning for the year ahead.