Events & Courses

Avon Organic Group meeting

Avon Organic Group - Making room for wildlife - talk by Rupert Higgins

Join Avon Organic Group on the 23rd November for their next talk by Rupert Higgins, Making room for wildlife.

at: 
The Station, Silver Street, Bristol BS1 2AG
on: 
Thursday, 23 November 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm

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Heart of England Organic Group - A Gate Farm Christmas

HEOG's Hammett family invite you to come and experience their unique seasonal gathering, a treasure trove of creative delights; handmade and upcycled crafts by local artists.

at: 
Gate Farm, Fen End Road, CV8 1NW
on: 
Sunday, 26 November 2017 -
11:00am to 3:00pm

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FREE Vertical Veg Workshop

Join Southwark Master Gardeners for their free Vertical Veg Workshop.

at: 
Buchan Estate Community Hall, Southwark
on: 
Wednesday, 29 November 2017 -
10:00am to 1:00pm

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FREE Cutting Edge Veg Workshop

Join Southwark Master Gardeners for their free Cutting Edge Veg Workshop.

at: 
Buchan Estate Community Hall, Southwark
on: 
Wednesday, 6 December 2017 -
10:00am to 1:00pm

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Make your own natural Christmas decorations

NEW AFTERNOON SESSION

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.

at: 
Ryton Organic Gardens
on: 
Thursday, 7 December 2017 -
1:30pm to 5:00pm

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FREE Herbal Presents Workshop

Join Southwark Master Gardeners for their free Herbal Presents Workshop.

at: 
Buchan Estate Community Hall, Southwark
on: 
Wednesday, 13 December 2017 -
10:00am to 1:00pm

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Practical pruning

Practical pruning

Learn about pruning a variety of small trees and shrubs, to keep them shapely and healthy. Pruning can sometimes seem overly complicated, so the aim of the day is to discuss the main principles and boost confidence levels.

at: 
Ryton Organic Gardens
on: 
Thursday, 11 January 2018 -
10:00am to 4:00pm

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Heart of England Organic Group - Seed swap & potato day

Join the Heart of England Organic Group for their Seed Swap and Potato Day in February.

at: 
Kenilworth Senior Citizens Club, Wilton Court, Abbey End car park, Kenilworth, CV8 1QJ
on: 
Saturday, 3 February 2018 - 10:00am

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Biodynamics courses

Coming soon - NEW Biodynamic gardening workshops for 2018

2018 will see the delivery of a further three workshops, led by the Biodynamic Association. The 2018 workshops follow on from their Introduction to Biodynamic gardening and Tuning into the rhythms of nature course. Introducing you to the fascinating biodynamic approach to gardening and led by biodynamic grower and enthusiast Matthew Hayes, the workshops can be taken individually or as a series.

at: 
Ryton Organic Gardens
on: 
Wednesday, 7 February 2018 -
9:30am to 1:00pm

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Principles of organic growing

Introduction to the principles of organic growing

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.

at: 
Ryton Organic Gardens
on: 
Wednesday, 21 February 2018 -
10:00am to 1:00pm

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How to plan your growing space

How to plan your growing space

This half-day course is a perfect follow on from the ‘Introduction to the principles of organic growing’. Using organic principles, it will focus on how to plan your organic growing space, choosing what to grow and when to grow it.

at: 
Ryton Organic Gardens
on: 
Wednesday, 21 February 2018 -
2:00pm to 5:00pm

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South East Essex Organic Gardeners' - Seed Potato Day

South East Essex Organic Gardeners will be holding their Seed Potato Day on Saturday 24th February.

at: 
South East Essex Organic Gardeners' - Growing Together Westcliff
on: 
Saturday, 24 February 2018 -
10:00am to 2:00pm

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Attracting wildlife and biodiversity

Attracting wildlife & building biodiversity

Attracting the right wildlife to your garden is vital to manage many pests and diseases organically. Join us for this practical afternoon of learning more about what you need to do to make your garden or growing space as wildlife-friendly as possible.

at: 
Ryton Organic Gardens
on: 
Thursday, 15 March 2018 -
1:30pm to 4:30pm

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Creating a small organic garden course

Creating a small organic garden

This course will dispel the myth that you need a large area to grow your own food. We will demonstrate how, with minimum space, you can produce healthy food organically.

at: 
Ryton Organic Gardens
on: 
Wednesday, 21 March 2018 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm

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Composting - the cornerstone of organic growing

Composting - the cornerstone of organic gardening

Composting is a key element of organic growing. This course will help you to fine-tune your composting, to gain an understanding of the processes, and discuss the different mixes and types of bin. We will also show you how to make the best use of your compost for growing healthy food.

at: 
Ryton Organic Gardens
on: 
Thursday, 19 April 2018 -
9:30am to 12:30pm

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