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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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Close To Nature Forest Management
Close To Nature Forest Management - Saturday 28th April - 10am - 4:30pm
Price: €48.78 (60.00 inc VAT)
only 9 remaining

This workshop will explore the principles behind Close To Nature Forest Management, also known as Continuous Cover Forest Management (CCF) and its practical application to Irish Woodlands. It is of particular relevance to farmers and small scale woodland owners

Biodiversity & Pollinator Workshop
FREE - Biodiversity & Pollinator Workshop - Saturday 05th May - 11am - 4:30pm
only 4 remaining

These workshops are designed for Tidy Towns and Community Groups. Workshops consist of a presentation followed by practical activities. The presentation will cover biodiversity, nature's resources, pollinating invertebrates, planting for pollinators, invasive species.....

Biodiversity & Pollinator Workshop
FREE - Biodiversity & Pollinator Workshop - Saturday 28th April - 11am - 4:30pm
only 9 remaining

These workshops are designed for Tidy Towns and Community Groups. Workshops consist of a presentation followed by practical activities. The presentation will cover biodiversity, nature's resources, pollinating invertebrates, planting for pollinators, invasive species.....

An Introduction to Seed Saving
Introduction to Seed Saving - Saturday 13th October - 10:00am - 4:30pm
Price: €56.91 (70.00 inc VAT)
only 12 remaining

Saving seeds is completing the gardens natural cycle, from seed to seed. Includes planning, selection, harvesting and drying. This workshop will give gardeners basic skills to....
An Introduction to Seed Saving
Introduction to Seed Saving - Saturday 15th September - 10:00am - 4:30pm
Price: €56.91 (70.00 inc VAT)
only 12 remaining

Saving seeds is completing the gardens natural cycle, from seed to seed. Includes planning, selection, harvesting and drying. This workshop will give gardeners basic skills to....
Summer Course for Teachers-The Year Round Organic School Garden-Monday July 2nd to Friday July 6th - 9:30am - 2pm
Summer Course for Teachers-The Year Round Organic School Garden-Monday July 2nd to Friday July 6th - 9:30am - 2pm
Price: €80.00
only 20 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......

Willow Basketmaking
Summer Courses - Saturday June 23rd - Basket Making - 10am - 4:30pm
Price: €56.91 (70.00 inc VAT)
only 5 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)

Beginners Bee Keeping
Summer Courses - Saturday June 23rd - Beginners Bee Keeping, 10am-4:30pm
Price: €56.91 (70.00 inc VAT)
only 4 remaining

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, the beekeeping year, and a honey tasting session. Plants for honey bees will be discussed, as well as planting for pollinators.
Gardening: a new year for your garden
Summer Courses - Saturday June 23rd - Introduction to Organic Gardening - 10am - 4:30pm
Price: €56.91 (70.00 inc VAT)
only 6 remaining

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...
Creating an Orchard
Summer Courses - Sunday June 24th - Creating an Orchard 10am-4:30pm
Price: €56.91 (70.00 inc VAT)
only 8 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....
   
 
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