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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.

24/05/2022 Border edging 0.5 Day

Sawdon, North Yorkshire, YO13 9DY, Down 2 Earth 07813576214 Janice.d2e@googlemail.com c-js.info/3G6IL8i

10.00 - 12.30 pm. Stop plants flopping over your paths and lawns with your own edging. Taller ones may even help keep cats off your garden beds!

Cost £40

24/05/2022 Wildlife gardening for Beginners 1 Day

Bay Pond Educational Nature Reserve, Godstone RH9 8LT, Surrey Wildlife Trust 01372379523 adult.learning@surreywt.org.uk c-js.info/372cUKj

If you would like to attract bees and butterflies or simply love the diverse appearance of a wildlife garden, it is vital to understand how to create this space.

Cost £35 members / £47 non-members

29/05/2022 Sustainable Gardening: Creating a Vertical Garden 1 Day

Derbyshire Eco Centre, Derbyshire Adult Community Education Service 01632 500038 eco.centre@derbyshire.gov.uk c-js.info/3voZIZl

A 1 day course. How to build a vertical garden using recycled pallets; learn the types of plants suitable for vertical gardening and how to plant up your creation.

Cost £22 / 20 / 14

11/06/2022 Introduction to Organic Gardening with John Noble 1 Day

Cotesbach (near Lutterworth), Cotesbach Educational Trust 01455 558 373 hello@cotesbacheducationaltrust.org.uk c-js.info/34O8HZq

Sourdough is slow-fermented bread that does not require commercial yeast in order to rise as it uses 'wild' yeasts. We will make a wheat sourdough and a flavoursome dark rye and spelt bread.

Cost £65

12/06/2022 Design your own garden 1 Day

Sawdon, North Yorkshire, YO13 9DY, Down 2 Earth 07813576214 Janice.d2e@googlemail.com c-js.info/3G6IL8i

10.00 am - 4.30 pm with lunch break. Develop your knowledge to re-design your own garden. Learn about the principles of garden design. Look at examples in the garden. Follow up support for working on your own design at home

Cost £75

10/09/2022 Composting for Beginners with John Noble 1 Day

Cotesbach (near Lutterworth), Cotesbach Educational Trust 01455 558 373 hello@cotesbacheducationaltrust.org.uk c-js.info/34O8HZq

Seed saving is a great way to cultivate and increase varieties in your garden in the cheapest way possible and it is also the best way to protect endangered varieties and heritage plants.

Cost £30

10/09/2022 Seed Saving with John Noble 1 Day

Cotesbach (near Lutterworth), Cotesbach Educational Trust 01455 558 373 hello@cotesbacheducationaltrust.org.uk c-js.info/34O8HZq

Celebrate all things apple with some traditional singing, cider and storytelling, in the heritage orchard of historic Cotesbach Hall.

Cost £15

08/10/2022 Apple Day and Orchard Wassailing 1 Day

Cotesbach (near Lutterworth), Cotesbach Educational Trust 01455 558 373 hello@cotesbacheducationaltrust.org.uk c-js.info/34O8HZq

Formative and winter fruit-tree pruning course, with a focus on Apple trees. Suitable for beginners onwards.

Cost £70

Ad Hoc Ground Preparation for Woodland Creation

Online, Cumbria Woodlands clare@cumbriawoodlands.co.uk c-js.info/38cYbKa

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.

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