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How to Make your Garden more Drought Tolerant - Weds 22nd May

Wednesday 22 May 2024
12:15pm - 1:30pm
Climate change gardening
Book your place by Wednesday, 8th of May to take advantage of our early bird offers!
With climate change bringing more extremes of weather, building resilience into our gardens is more important than ever. Join Anton at this online workshop to learn how to manage your garden resources effectively and choose drought-tolerant plants.

What you will learn

  • The importance of healthy soil in building a resilient growing space.
  • How to assess your soil and how this influences your garden.
  • Saving and managing water resources.
  • Selecting drought tolerant plant varieties.

Session overview

Choosing plants that suit your growing space, and maintaining a healthy soil are all essential to create a healthy and productive garden – but they also help buffer climate change. In this online workshop, you’ll learn how to make your space more drought tolerant, save and manage water effectively and select plants that are suited to drier conditions. Anton will also help you understand what makes healthy soil and how to test and improve it using organic methods such as composts, green manures, and no-dig methods.

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Session leader: Dr Anton Rosenfeld

Research manager Anton has been with Garden Organic for more than 20 years. His work has included projects with commercial field-scale growers to small-scale community gardens and allotments. He has worked as a grower, run many training courses, and regularly writes for gardening magazines, including our own Organic Way members’ magazine. He has a passion for soils, composting and growing veg from a wide range of cultures.

Anton Rosenfeld

It’s rare to leave a course feeling inspired, excited and having learned so much that you want to get to work straight away!

— Katie Andrews - Horticulture Practitioner

Workshop prices

Member & Non Member
Member Early bird - £12.50 Member Standard - £17.50
Non Member Early bird - £17.50 Non Member Standard - £20

Our online workshops

Our online talks allow you to gain organic gardening skills from the comfort of your own home. These short lunchtime sessions have an informal, relaxed feel with the opportunity for questions at the end. It will include supporting resources. Come prepared with notebook and pen for taking notes.

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