Events & Courses

The climate change garden - Masterclass

It’s no longer gardening as usual - our masterclass will demonstrate how by working more closely with the natural world, one can build greater resilience for people, plate and planet overall. 

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Ryton Organic Gardens
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Thursday, 24 June 2021 -
10:00am to 1:00pm
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Composting for successful organic growing

Successful composting every time - online webinar

Home composting has always been a no brainer. Each home compost bin saves 125 kg of waste from being transported away and instead turns it into a great free product that benefits the environment, your soil, your garden, and everything you grow.

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Online
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Wednesday, 7 July 2021 -
10:00am to 12:30pm
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Composting for successful organic growing - Masterclass

Join us for a garden tour showcasing our new green classroom including a masterclass on how to make the most of compost in your garden.

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Ryton Organic Gardens
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Thursday, 8 July 2021 -
10:00am to 1:00pm
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Encouraging wildlife

Encouraging wildlife - online webinar

Ever wondered what wildlife you have living in your garden? This online course will give you a fantastic insight into what may visit or live near your growing patch.

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Online
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Wednesday, 14 July 2021 -
10:00am to 12:30pm
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The biodiverse garden - Masterclass

Join us for this hands-on session in our organic garden to discover how best to attract beneficial wildlife and what you can do to make your garden or growing space as wildlife-friendly as possible.

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Ryton Organic Gardens
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Saturday, 24 July 2021 -
10:00am to 1:00pm
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Composting - Skills Session

Join us to discover the art of the perfect compost mix including how to get started with composting, what to compost when it's ready to use, and how best to use it. 

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Ryton Organic Gardens
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Wednesday, 28 July 2021 -
10:00am to 11:00am
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The principles of organic growing

Introduction to the principles of organic growing - online evening webinar

Most people think of organic growing as ‘growing without chemicals’ but there is so much more to it than that.

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Online
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Wednesday, 4 August 2021 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm
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The kitchen garden - Masterclass

Growing your own food is more popular than ever, in this session we’ll explore how to create and maintain a productive fruit and veg plot built on organic principles.

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Ryton Organic Gardens
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Thursday, 5 August 2021 -
10:00am to 1:00pm
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The principles of organic growing

Introduction to the principles of organic growing - online webinar

Most people think of organic growing as ‘growing without chemicals’ but there is so much more to it than that.

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Online
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Wednesday, 11 August 2021 -
10:00am to 12:30pm
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Pest control - Skills Session

Find out how to control pests and diseases organically with an overview of how we tackle this in our demonstration garden, what works best, what not to do and what to grow to help prevent pests and disease.

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Ryton Organic Gardens
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Thursday, 12 August 2021 -
10:00am to 11:00am
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Small space and container growing - Masterclass

Join us for this special masterclass with our Head of Horticulture Chris Collins where he’ll be sharing his vast experience on how to grow successfully in small spaces, show you which plants are best for container growing, and inspire you to get growing organically no matter what space.

at: 
Ryton Organic Gardens
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Saturday, 21 August 2021 -
10:00am to 1:00pm
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Introduction to seed saving

Introduction to seed saving - online webinar

Participants will learn how to save seed from tomatoes, peas, French beans, lettuce, and peppers (or other seasonal vegetables).

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Online
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Wednesday, 1 September 2021 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
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Organic vegetable growing - Skills Session

Find out which vegetables grow best in containers, how to sow them or in the case of potatoes start them off. Understand the principles of planning a crop rotation, tips for preventing pests & diseases and how to maximise harvests. 

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Ryton Organic Gardens
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Thursday, 2 September 2021 -
10:00am to 11:00am
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The principles of organic growing

Introduction to the principles of organic growing - online webinar

Most people think of organic growing as ‘growing without chemicals’ but there is so much more to it than that.

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Online
on: 
Wednesday, 8 September 2021 -
10:00am to 12:30pm
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Heritage Seed Library tour of our growing & preservation facilities - Masterclass

Join our Heritage Seed Library team on an exclusive behind the scenes tour of our seed saving facilities and growing areas as they share their expert advice and techniques around growing and preserving seed effectively.

at: 
Ryton Organic Gardens
on: 
Saturday, 18 September 2021 -
10:00am to 1:00pm
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