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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Summer Courses - Saturday June 23rd - Introduction to Organic Gardening - 10am - 4:30pm
Gardening: a new year for your garden

Price:56.91 (70.00 inc VAT)

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An introduction to planning, preparation and production techniques to successfully grow over 30 crops in an Irish garden using organically approved methods. This one day workshop will cover the basic skills, equipment and techniques to plan, prepare, sow, plant and care for a broad range of crops suited to homegrowers in our climate. Core skills that are transferable to gardens of every size (including containers), for outdoor & protected tunnel crops. Topics to include: Crop rotation, Soil fertility & Preparation, Seed selection, sowing & planting methods by crop, individual crop care & protection.

Material cost: €5

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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