Gardening: a new year for your garden

Address: Irish Seed Savers Association, Capparoe, Scarriff, Co. Clare, Ireland   Phone: +353 61 921866   Email:

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Autumn Courses - Saturday September 16th - Organic Gardening: a new year for your garden - 10am - 4:30pm
Gardening: a new year for your garden

Price:56.91 (70.00 inc VAT)

Quantity in Stock:8
Product Code: WORK-OGARD


An introduction to planning, preparation and production techniques for year round cropping, winter crops, soil care overwinter and fertility management using organically approved methods. This one day workshop will cover the basic skills, equipment and techniques to grow a range of crops for Winter harvest, care for your soil overwinter & begin preparation for Spring. Core skills that are transferable to gardens of every size for outdoor & protected tunnel crops.

Topics include:

Crops for a winter harvest – seed choice, sowing methods, crop care

Soil management & protection over Winter

Planning & preparing for Spring

Fertility sources – including green manures

Material cost: €3

Our Big workshop weekend offers a range of full-day courses to choose from. You can take a single course or two courses over the weekend. Our courses always get positive feedback from participants and you will benefit from on hand expert tutors with years of experience in their field. The weekend format also offers you the opportunity to meet like-minded people and to spend some time in our gardens, orchards and woodlands in beautiful East Clare.

Bookings & Information
You can book courses online or you can telephone us on 061 921866 or 921856.

Course prices: €70 per course

10% discount for supporters

Courses are suitable for adults only.
For safety, children under 18 years are not permitted at the workshops.

Lunch & Refreshments
The Seed Savers Café will be open on each course day for lunch, serving soup, tea and coffee, and homemade cakes. The Café is vegetarian and uses organic ingredients from the gardens and orchards whenever possible.

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