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



You are here: Shop > Workshops
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.
Sort By:
Page of 1
Summer Course for Teachers-The Year Round Organic School Garden-Monday July 1st to Friday July 5th - 9:30am - 2pm
Summer Course for Teachers-The Year Round Organic School Garden-Monday July 1st to Friday July 5th - 9:30am - 2pm
Price: €80.00
only 14 remaining

This course demonstrates how to plan and create an organic school garden. It shows how to develop various habitats and increase biodiversity in the school grounds. We will look at an established school garden, and also audit, plan and design a garden for a new location. We will look....

Gardening for Seniors
Summer Courses - Saturday June 22nd - Gardening for Seniors - 10am - 4:30pm
Price: €56.91 (70.00 inc VAT)
only 12 remaining

Gardening is good for us, providing many well known health and therapeutic benefits. As we get older and our stamina and mobility reduce we need to adapt our gardens and our ways of working to suit our changing ability. We can design a garden that is accessible, beautiful, low maintenance...
Herbal Medicine: from garden to bottle
Summer Courses - Saturday June 22nd - Herbal Medicine: from garden to bottle - 10am-4:30pm
Price: €56.91 (70.00 inc VAT)
only 3 remaining

This popular class has been running since 2004. Come on a herbal foraging walk in the morning. Discover the medicinal plants that grow around you that you havenít noticed are there. Gather these herbs. See how to use them...
Soil Health
Summer Courses - Saturday June 22th - Soil Health - 10am - 4:30pm
Price: €56.91 (70.00 inc VAT)
only 10 remaining

It will look at the various composting techniques, focusing on hot/thermophilic composting and how to get the correct Fungi to Bacteria ratio (F:B) to maximise crop production. Looking at when best to apply and how to make it go further by using compost extracts or teas....
Creating an Orchard
Summer Courses - Sunday June 23rd - Creating an Orchard - 10am - 4:30pm
Price: €56.91 (70.00 inc VAT)
only 3 remaining

We are continuing to see a renewed interest in the revival of the traditional Irish Orchard and most people have fond memories of orchards from their childhood. This course will cover choice of site, layout of orchard, choosing rootstocks, soil preparation, drainage, maintenance, health and disease....
Getting Started in your Polytunnel
Summer Courses - Sunday June 23rd - Making the most of your Polytunnel, 10am-4:30pm
Price: €56.91 (70.00 inc VAT)
only 6 remaining

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. It will include theory, discussion and practical sessions in the polytunnel....
Re-Wilding your Garden
Summer Courses - Sunday June 23rd - Re-Wilding your Garden - 10am - 4:30pm
Price: €56.91 (70.00 inc VAT)
only 9 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....
Wild Food Foraging
Summer Courses - Sunday June 23rd - Wild Food Foraging - 10am - 4:30pm
Price: €56.91 (70.00 inc VAT)
only 9 remaining

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....
   
 
Leader Logo Organic Logo IOFGA Logo CLDC Logo DECLG Logo Department Logo EU Logo NDP Logo POBAL Logo

Certified Organic Number IE-ORG-02 | Licence no. 5629 | Terms and Conditions | Privacy Statement | irishseedsavers.ie © 2011 | design by digino

Built with VolusionBibioweb