Events & Courses

Encouraging wildlife into your garden

Ever wondered what wildlife you have living in your garden?
This full day course will give you a fantastic insight into which creatures - birds, bugs, mammals and amphibians may visit or live in your growing patch.

at: 
Ryton, Organic Gardens
on: 
Wednesday, 3 June 2020 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
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2020 AGM and Members' Day

We would love you to join us for our 2020 Annual General Meeting and Members' Day, taking place at the Rheged Centre, Penrith.

at: 
Rheged Centre, Redhils, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 0DQ
on: 
Thursday, 11 June 2020 -
9:30am to 4:00pm
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Open Garden - Fran Mosley & John Button

Fran Mosley and John Button will very kindly be opening their lovely organic garden to the public on Saturday 27th June from 2-6 pm.

at: 
Knoll House, Burleigh, Stroud, GL5 2PR
on: 
Saturday, 27 June 2020 -
2:00pm to 6:00pm
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Laurel Villa open garden

Allison Priestman and Martin Benson are kindly opening their garden in Swellshill, near Stroud on Saturday 27th June from 2 pm to 6 pm. The garden will be open in partnership with Knoll House, Burleigh which is 10 minutes’ walk away.

at: 
Laurel Villa, Swellshill, Brimscombe, Nr Stroud GL5 2SW
on: 
Saturday, 27 June 2020 -
2:00pm to 6:00pm
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Growing Winter Veg

This full day Growing Winter Veg course will guide you through planning your growing space so that you can produce food all year round.

at: 
Ryton, Organic Gardens
on: 
Thursday, 16 July 2020 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
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Alderley Edge Open Garden

Open Garden, Alderley Edge

We are very grateful to Mr Woollam who, each year, generously opens his garden in support of our charitable work.

at: 
Hough Lane, Alderley Edge
on: 
Saturday, 1 August 2020 - 12:00pm to Sunday, 2 August 2020 - 5:00pm
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Susan's Open Garden

Open Garden - Michael and Susan Burns

Michael and Susan Burns are kindly opening their garden to the public on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd August. The garden is half-an-acre, and divided into small sections which include: an allotment, a mini orchard, herbaceous borders, pond, a tropical section, seating areas and a secret garden. Teas are available in the summerhouse.

at: 
Edinburgh, EH7 6RA
on: 
Saturday, 1 August 2020 - 2:00pm to Sunday, 2 August 2020 - 5:00pm
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Principles of Organic Gardening

Looking for inspiration to grow the natural way?
This half day course provides you with an overview of what it means to grow organically and gives you the chance to consider how you can integrate our principles into everyday practice within your own growing space.

at: 
Ryton, Organic Gardens
on: 
Wednesday, 12 August 2020 -
10:00am to 1:00pm
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Introduction to Seed Saving

If you’re new to seed saving this course offers the perfect starting block. This course gives you the guidance you need to learn how to save seed from tomatoes, peas, French beans, lettuce, and peppers (or other seasonal vegetables).

at: 
Ryton, Organic Gardens
on: 
Wednesday, 23 September 2020 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
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Principles of Organic Gardening course

Principles of Organic Gardening

Looking for inspiration to grow the natural way?
This half day course provides you with an overview of what it means to grow organically and gives you the chance to consider how you can integrate our principles into everyday practice within your own growing space.

at: 
Ryton Organic Gardens
on: 
Wednesday, 14 October 2020 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
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Next Steps to Seed Saving

This half day course is ideal if you already have some experience of saving seed from vegetables and is the perfect follow on from our introductory course, ‘Introduction to Seed Saving’.

at: 
Ryton, Organic Gardens
on: 
Wednesday, 11 November 2020 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
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Principles of Organic Gardening

Looking for inspiration to grow the natural way?
This half day course provides you with an overview of what it means to grow organically and gives you the chance to consider how you can integrate our principles into everyday practice within your own growing space.

at: 
Ryton, Organic Gardens
on: 
Tuesday, 24 November 2020 -
10:00am to 1:00pm
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