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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.
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Willow Basketmaking
Autumn Courses - Saturday September 16th - Basket Making - 10am-4:30pm
Price: €56.91 (70.00 inc VAT)
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This is a fun filled one day basket making class suitable both for beginners and advanced makers (advanced makers can discuss their project with the tutor beforehand to make sure suitable material is available)

Cider Making
Autumn Courses - Saturday September 16th - Cider Making, 10am-4:30pm
Price: €56.91 (70.00 inc VAT)
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We are seeing a huge increase of craft cider producers. This one day course covers everything you need to know about making craft cider, the trainee will be taken through every step of the process, from variety selection to bottling. The theory and the underlying principles of brewing and cider making will be...
Natural Skincare & Cosmetic Making
Autumn Courses - Saturday September 16th - Natural Skincare & Cosmetic Making (Nourish your senses as well as your skin) 10am-4:30pm
Price: €56.91 (70.00 inc VAT)
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Experience the natural beauty of herbal preparations, gorgeous aromatherapy oils, sumptuous nourishing oils, and skin-soothing balms and butters to create a world filled with scent and aroma, nourishment and healing. This is a practical course where you will learn how to blend....
Gardening: a new year for your garden
Autumn Courses - Saturday September 16th - Organic Gardening: a new year for your garden - 10am - 4:30pm
Price: €56.91 (70.00 inc VAT)
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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...
Getting Started with Bee Keeping
Autumn Courses - Sunday September 17th - Beginners Bee keeping - 10am-4:30pm
Price: €56.91 (70.00 inc VAT)
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New bee-keepers are essential in order to keep our bee population healthy. Topics in this workshop include: how to get started, equipment needed, sourcing bees, honeybee behaviour, native Irish honeybees

Creating an Orchard
Autumn Courses - Sunday September 17th - Creating an Orchard - 10am - 4:30pm
Price: €56.91 (70.00 inc VAT)
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This course will cover choice of site, layout of orchard, choosing rootstocks, soil preparation, drainage, maintenance, health and disease, and choosing varieties. Soil health and improvement will also be covered. Basic pruning techniques will also be covered.
Getting Started with your Polytunnel
Autumn Courses - Sunday September 17th - Making the most of your Polytunnel - 10am - 4:30pm
Price: €56.91 (70.00 inc VAT)
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A polytunnel is a wonderful addition to your garden for the production of year-round vegetables. This course will focus on ways to keep your polytunnel productive with vegetables throughout the seasons.

Seaweed Foraging and Cookery
Autumn Courses - Sunday September 17th - Seaweed Foraging and Cookery - 10am - 4:30pm
Price: €56.91 (70.00 inc VAT)
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Join us for a fully immersive wild food experience, where you will learn about the wonderful variety of seaweeds along our coast, how they grow, best harvesting times and the history of seaweed harvesting in the area. You will learn how to identify and...

Mushroom Foraging
Mushroom Foraging - Saturday September 30th - 10am - 4:30pm
Price: €56.91 (70.00 inc VAT)
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Trainees will take a closer look at the fascinating and colourful world of forest fungi. Discover their true value in the forest web of life and learn how to find, identify and safely collect nutritious gourmet forest mushrooms from Irelandís natural woodlands
Willow Basketmaking
Winter Courses - Saturday November 18th - Basket Making (tbc- 10am - 4:30pm
Price: €56.91 (70.00 inc VAT)
only 6 remaining

This is a fun filled one day basket making class suitable both for beginners and advanced makers (advanced makers can discuss their project with the tutor beforehand to make sure suitable material is available). We will discuss growing, harvesting and...

   
 
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