Training Directory: Horticulture and Small Holding Short Courses

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Horticulture and Small Holding  - Short Training Courses


Practical and theoretical training in gardening, permaculture and small holding.  Everything from winter pruning of fruit trees to housing your hens.

02/11/2021 Introduction to Permaculture

Online, Lifelong Learning - Aberystwyth University

This module is an introductory but wide-ranging introduction to permaculture as an approach to designing sustainable ways of living and working. It will give a good grounding in the core elements of a permaculture design approach. (6 wk course)

Cost £50

08/11/2021 Nature friendly gardeners' Question Time (online course) 0.25 Day

Online, Kent Wildlife Trust 01622662012

ONLINE COURSE - to ask the experts for advice and suggestions to help you improve your garden for biodiversity

Cost £5 per person donation

18/11/2021 Gardening for Wildlife 1 Day

Bromley, BEECHE 01689860571

Gardening for Wildlife is a short course aimed at all levels of gardener. Learn to recognise potential habitats and encourage wildlife to private garden settings. Includes a site visit around High Elms country park and opportunity for discussion and advice from John Pemberton - idverde's Countryside and Education Manager.

Cost £15

20/11/2021 Weekend Course Series: Orchard Survey and Design 2 Days

Calthorpe Community Garden, London, WC1X 8LH, The Orchard Project

Join The Orchard Project for a 2-day introduction to designing an orchard, including carrying out a site survey and assessment. You’ll come away from this weekend feeling empowered and more confident about how to create your own orchard design.

Cost £220 / £160 (conc.)

30/11/2021 Pollinator friendly gardening (online course) 0.25 Day

Online, Kent Wildlife Trust 01622662013

ONLINE COURSE - Learn how to encourage pollinators into your garden

Cost £5 per person donation

Ad Hoc Ground Preparation for Woodland Creation

Online, Cumbria Woodlands

A comprehensive ground preparation course that will show you how to deliver a UKFS compliant scheme. Course resources will be released each Monday for delegates to work through. These will be supported by online discussion. Course Modules: What is ground preparation?; Site conditions & tree growth; Environmental guidance & legislation; ground preparation techniques; Matching ground preparation to the site; Case study reflections. The course is open and relevant to all involved or interested in tree planting (not limited to Cumbria). Available in March 2021 only!

If you are interested in any of the courses detailed please contact ONLY the person, centre, telephone number or email address and remember to mention that you saw the listing in CJS Training Directory. For all courses assume that booking is required and a fee may be applicable.