Events & Courses

Shumei Natural Agriculture Farm - Looking at the importance of soil, the role of composts & seed saving

Join Shumei Natural Agriculture Farm for their hands on workshop 'Looking at the importance of soil, the role of composts & seed saving'

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Shumei Natural Agriculture Farm, Yatesbury, Wiltshire, SN11 8YG
on: 
Saturday, 29 July 2017 -
10:00am to 3:30pm

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Alderley Edge Open Garden

Open Garden, Alderley Edge

We’re very grateful to Peter Woollam who is very kindly opening his garden again in support of Garden Organic.

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Hough Lane, Alderley Edge
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Saturday, 5 August 2017 - 12:00pm to Sunday, 6 August 2017 - 5:00pm

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Thyme To Be growing session for family carers - August

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.

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Ryton Organic Gardens
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Tuesday, 8 August 2017 -
11:00am to 3:00pm

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A talk by Bob Flowerdew - Fruits Glorious Fruits

The Melmerby and District Gardening Club has arranged for Bob Flowerdew to give a talk in the Melmerby Village Hall on Tuesday 15th August, starting at 8pm, entitled 'Fruits Glorious Fruits'

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Melmerby & District Gardening Club - Melmerby Village Hall
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Tuesday, 15 August 2017 -
8:00pm to 9:00pm

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Three Counties Traditional Orchard Project & Hartpury Trust - Stone fruit: An Orchard Conference

Taking place in the lovely setting of Hartpury College, this is an exciting opportunity for orchard enthusiasts, fruit lovers, growers and researchers to come together to network and share experiences, knowledge and resources.tctop

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Hartpury College, Hartpury House, Hartpury, GL19 3BE
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Saturday, 19 August 2017 -
9:30am to 5:00pm

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Cutting Edge Veg

This course will show you how to grow many of the vegetables, herbs and spices associated with a more exotic range of cuisines and introduce you to vegetables that you may not have tried before. Much of this expertise has been learnt by working with immigrant communities around the Midlands, so the plants have a proven track record of growing in this area.

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Ryton Organic Gardens
on: 
Tuesday, 22 August 2017 -
10:00am to 4:00pm

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Thyme To Be growing session for family carers - September

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.

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Ryton Organic Gardens
on: 
Wednesday, 6 September 2017 -
11:00am to 3:00pm

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Introduction to Seed Saving

This introduces the basic principles of seed saving, including growing annual plants to seed, harvesting, drying, cleaning and storage. Crops will be looked at growing in-situ with examples of seed that is ready and the opportunity for attendees to try seed cleaning themselves.

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Ryton Organic Gardens
on: 
Thursday, 7 September 2017 -
9:30am to 1:00pm

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Planning Organic Food Growing

We are delighted to be delivering ‘Planning Organic Food Growing’ training at Dumfries House, Scotland. This course will cover how to start growing organically, give you the tools to plan your growing space and provide lots of ideas to take away with you. This course is aimed at beginners.

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Dumfries House
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Saturday, 9 September 2017 -
10:00am to 4:00pm

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Introduction to Organic Veg Growing with a seasonal activity

This introductory course will look at what you need to do and buy to get started with growing your own fruit and veg. We will be focusing on how to start your organic garden and will be using the gardens to demonstrate how to do this.

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Ryton Organic Gardens
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Thursday, 14 September 2017 -
9:30am to 1:00pm

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Cumbria Organic Gardeners and Farmers - Weekend trip to Tatton Park

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Machynlleth
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Saturday, 16 September 2017 - 10:00am to Sunday, 17 September 2017 - 5:00pm

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Cumbria Organic Gardeners and Farmers Apple Day Day

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Acorn Bank, Temple Sowerby
on: 
Sunday, 8 October 2017 -
11:00am to 4:30pm

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Next Steps in Seed Saving

This is the perfect follow on from the first course, ‘Introduction to Seed Saving’, or is ideal for those with some experience of saving seed from vegetables looking to improve their skills.The day will focus on those annuals that cross and biennial crops of vegetables.

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Ryton Organic Gardens
on: 
Thursday, 12 October 2017 -
9:30am to 1:00pm

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Cumbria Organic Gardeners and Farmers - AGM and talk

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Penrith
on: 
Sunday, 12 November 2017 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm

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Planning your organic garden

This introductory course will look at what you need to do and buy to get started with growing your own fruit and veg. We will be focusing on how to start your organic garden and will be using the gardens to demonstrate how to do this.

at: 
Ryton Organic Gardens
on: 
Thursday, 16 November 2017 -
10:00am to 4:00pm

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