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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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An Introduction to Seed Saving
An Introduction to Seed Saving - Saturday 14th September - 10:00am - 4:30pm

Saving seeds is an age-old tradition that is growing in popularity amongst gardeners due to its many benefits. Saving seeds saves money, prevents heirloom varieties from going extinct...
Herbal Medicine Making - Autumn Harvest
Autumn Courses - Herbal Medicine Making : Autumn Harvest - Sunday September 29th - 10am - 4:30pm
Price: €56.91 (70.00 inc VAT)
only 9 remaining

Autumn time was traditionally a time of gathering. Nature's bounty was gratefully harvested and stored for the coming winter. The hedgerows are rich with berries, hips, haws and roots at this time of the year and some of the best medicine can be easily made....
Bird Watching courses, nature, gardening
Autumn Courses - Saturday September 28th - A Beginners Guide to Bird Watching - 10am - 4:30pm
Price: €56.91 (70.00 inc VAT)
only 12 remaining

This course will cover everything you need to know to take up birdwatching as a hobby, as well as providing practical advice on making your garden more bird friendly....
Wild Food Foraging
Autumn Courses - Saturday September 28th - Wild Food Foraging - 10am - 4:30pm
Price: €56.91 (70.00 inc VAT)
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The day will include how to identify, harvest and process our finds into food, drink and remedies including wild foraged pesto, condiments, a herbal syrup and a herbal infused vinegar....
Making the most of your Polytunnel
Autumn Courses - Sunday September 29th - Making the most of your Polytunnel, 10am - 4:30pm
Price: €56.91 (70.00 inc VAT)
only 10 remaining

A polytunnel is a wonderful addition to your garden for year-round vegetable production, providing a warm space for sowing seeds and growing heat-loving plants like tomatoes, peppers and cucumbers.
Mushroom Foraging
Mushroom Foraging - Saturday October 12th - 10am - 4:30pm
Price: €56.91 (70.00 inc VAT)
only 5 remaining

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
Re-Wilding your Garden
Re-Wilding your Garden - Saturday October 12th - 10am - 4:30pm
Price: €56.91 (70.00 inc VAT)
only 8 remaining

How can we re-connect with our land, gardens and nature in a way which can also help us re-connect with ourselves and our place in nature? The tutor will introduce you to her way of wilderness restoration and earth stewardship. There is no one formula, but there are many approaches and ideas....
Herbal Medicine Making - Winter Wellness
Winter Courses - Saturday November 09th - Herbal Medicine Making - Winter Wellness - 10am-4:30pm
Price: €56.91 (70.00 inc VAT)
only 12 remaining

Come and join us for a dayís exploration of herbal medicines for winter wellness. We will learn to identify some common wild plants that can treat a variety of ailments and help to keep us well over the winter months....
Winter Pruning
Winter Courses - Saturday November 09th - Winter Pruning in the Orchard - 10am - 4:30pm
Price: €56.91 (70.00 inc VAT)
only 12 remaining

This workshop gives a detailed and practical introduction to formative, maintenance, restorative and disease pruning through theory, orchard observations and pruning demonstrations...
Design your own Permaculture Garden
Winter Courses - Saturday November 9th - Design your own Permaculture Garden, 10am - 4:30pm
Price: €56.91 (70.00 inc VAT)
only 10 remaining

Simple and effective steps to get started on creating multi-functional gardens that provide the things we need and the things we love: Healthy food, water, natural medicine, biodiversity, nature beauty, play and community....

   
 
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