Events & Courses

Liverpool Organic Gardeners- Pruning cuts and vegetative propagation with Helen Eaton

Join Liverpool Organic Gardeners for their next meeting, Pruning cuts and Vegetative propagation.

at: 
Elm Hall Drive, Elm Hall Drive Methodist Church, Liverpool L18 1LF
on: 
Tuesday, 20 February 2018 -
7:30pm to 9:30pm

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Principles of organic growing

Introduction to the principles of organic growing

*Limited spaces*

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 course is now fully booked*
We still have places remaining on our course Getting ready for the new season 9.30am-1pm on Wednesday 11th April. Book your place here.

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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Avon Organic Group - Combining trees & crops for higher yields & resilience with Ben Raskin

Join Avon Organic Group for their short talk 'Combining trees & crops for higher yields & resilience' with Ben Raskin, Head of Horticulture at The Soil Association.

at: 
The Station, Silver Street, Bristol BS1 2AG
on: 
Thursday, 22 February 2018 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm

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South East Essex Organic Gardeners - Seed Share 2018

In partnership with Trust Links and Southend in Transition, South East Essex Organic Gardeners' will be holding a seed share event on 24th February, from 10am - 2pm.

Take your seeds along to swap or donate to our seed bank and help preserve diversity. Be surprised by old and new varieties! You can even take some freebies home with you.

Admission is free, plus they'll be refreshments and much more.

If you have any questions or require further information, please call Kamil on the number below.

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

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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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Cumbria Organic Gardeners and Farmers - Potato Day at Caldbeck Parish Hall

If you would like to know more about this event or other events being organised by COGF please contact the Membership Secretary on the details below.

at: 
Caldbeck Parish Hall
on: 
Sunday, 25 February 2018 -
10:00am to 2:00pm

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Thyme To Be growing session for family carers - February

Do you look after a relative, friend or neighbour who could not manage alone due to illness, disability, mental health needs or old age? 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.

at: 
Ryton Organic Gardens
on: 
Tuesday, 27 February 2018 -
11:00am to 3:00pm

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North London Organic Gardeners - March meeting

Join the North London Organic Gardeners for their March meeting and talk with speaker Alison Green, garden designer, who will talk about the beautiful garden she has created in North Enfield.

An article in the Guardian is entitled Turning Theobalds farm from a scrappy outdoor space into a vibrant garden.

Alison's enthusiasm for her creation is infectious. Don't miss this illustrated talk and get ideas for your own gardens this coming year!

at: 
Winchmore Hill Baptist Church, London
on: 
Thursday, 1 March 2018 -
8:00am to 10:00pm

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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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Cumbria Organic Gardeners and Farmers - Talk on Quick Return Composting

If you would like to know more about this event or other events being organised by COGF please contact the Membership Secretary on the details below.

at: 
Carlisle
on: 
Saturday, 24 March 2018 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm

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Thyme To Be growing session for family carers- March

Do you look after a relative, friend or neighbour who could not manage alone due to illness, disability, mental health needs or old age? 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.

at: 
Ryton Organic Gardens
on: 
Tuesday, 27 March 2018 -
11:00am to 3:00pm

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Getting ready for the new season

Getting ready for the new season

Practical biodynamic ornamental and kitchen gardening.
This half day workshop will prepare you for the growing season ahead, and covers the philosophical and practical aspects of  the biodynamic approach to sowing and growing successful plants and crops.

at: 
Ryton Organic Gardens
on: 
Wednesday, 11 April 2018 -
9:30am to 1:00pm

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Composting - the cornerstone of organic growing

Composting - the cornerstone of organic growing

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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