Group learning about gardening

Workshops and events

Learn hands-on organic growing practices from expert tutors. Get started with the principles of organic gardening or develop your skills and knowledge. See our course list below or find out more about training.


Date range
  1. Tomatoes growing in the green house

    Visit our garden in support of the NGS - 7th September

    We're delighted to be partnering with the National Open Garden Scheme to allow access to our organic demonstration garden on 7th September 2024.

  2. Various leaves and items in compost bin
    • Composting
    • Gardening and growing

    Improving your Compost - Thurs 12th September

    Anton Rosenfeld will lead this comprehensive composting workshop to help you fine-tune your composting techniques and have more success with this money-saving, nutrient-rich process.

  3. Apple on apple tree
    • Principles of Organic Gardening

    How Organic Growing Benefits your Garden - Weds 18th Sept

    Join us for this short online talk to find out how organic growing benefits your garden, wildlife and the planet.

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    Organic demonstration garden tour - Thurs 19th September

    Savour the stunning autumn colours in our garden this September. The vegetable beds will be bursting with beans, ready for drying and seed saving.

  5. Multicoloured Beans
    • Seed saving
    • Heritage Seed Library

    How to Save your Own Seeds: Harvesting & Storing - Weds 25th Sept

    In this online lunchtime talk, our seed experts Marcin and Lucy will show you why seed saving is important – with a focus on harvesting and storing.

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    Heritage Seed Library guided tour - Thurs 26th September

    Our Heritage Seed Library is at the heart of our seed conservation work - and holds the National Collection of Heritage Vegetables. Get exclusive behind-the-scenes access on this tour, which will take you to our working spaces to reveal how and why we grow heritage varieties for seed.

  7. Butterfly on verbena

    Organic demonstration garden tour - Sat 28th September

    Savour the stunning autumn colours in our garden this September, for our last garden tour. There'll be plenty of beautiful pumpkins and squash to admire, and the sunflowers and heleniums will still be going strong.

  8. The wildlife pond in February
    • Wildlife gardening
    • Gardening and growing

    How to Build an Organic Wildlife Pond - Weds 2nd October

    Join Chris Collins at this hands-on workshop to learn how to build a pond – one of the best things you can add to your garden to attract wildlife.

  9. Hands with soil
    • Soil
    • Gardening and growing

    Organic Basics: Soil Health+ Gardeners Q&A - Thurs 10th October (pay as you feel)

    Chris Collins will walk you through the basics of soil health, showing you how to maintain and improve your veg beds and borders. Entry to the talk is by donation at the end of the talk.

  10. Apple on apple tree
    • Fruit
    • General gardening

    Fruit Pruning for Healthy Trees - Weds 27th November

    Join Elaine Goold for this online talk to learn how to prune apple and pear trees.