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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
Basket Making - Sunday 14th June - 10am - 4:30pm
Price: €56.91 (70.00 inc VAT)
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This is an inspiring one day basket making course. We will discuss growing, harvesting and preparing of the material (willow). One small round basket will be made on the day. The tutor will guide you through the various basket making techniques so you...

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Summer Camp
Childrens Eco Summer Camp (10 - 12yr olds): 11th - 14th August, 10am - 2pm
Price: €80.00
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Due to the activities involved our camp is strictly for children aged 10 - 12 years of age. Activities include: Bushcraft, outdoor cooking, den building, woodland activities, tool use, tracking skills, nature crafts, survival games, pizza making in outdoor cob oven and more 10% discount for booking two siblings or more, to avail of this discount please phone our offices on 061-921866. more info
Summer Camp
Childrens Eco Summer Camp (6 - 9yr olds): 14th - 17th July, 10am - 2pm
Price: €80.00
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Due to the activities involved our camp is strictly for children aged 6-9 years of age. Activities include: Pond dipping, tool use, bushcraft skills, outdoor cooking, woodland fun, nature crafts, games and more. 10% discount for booking two siblings or more, to avail of this discount please phone our offices on 061-921866. more info
Summer Camp
Childrens Eco Summer Camp (6 - 9yr olds): 21st - 24th July, 10am - 2pm
Price: €80.00
only 15 remaining

Due to the activities involved our camp is strictly for children aged 6-9 years of age. Activities include: Pond dipping, tool use, bushcraft skills, outdoor cooking, woodland fun, nature crafts, games and more. 10% discount for booking two siblings or more, to avail of this discount please phone our offices on 061-921866. more info
Beginners Bee Keeping
Summer Courses - Saturday June 13th - 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, the beekeeping year, and a honey tasting session. Plants for honey bees will be discussed, as well as planting for pollinators. more info
Creating an Orchard
Summer Courses - Saturday June 13th - Creating an Orchard 10am-4:30pm
Price: €56.91 (70.00 inc VAT)
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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.... more info
Wild Food Foraging
Summer Courses - Saturday June 13th - 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.... more info
Introduction to Organic Gardening & Soil Health-
Summer Courses - Saturday June13th - Introduction to Organic Gardening & Soil Health- 10am - 4:30pm
Price: €56.91 (70.00 inc VAT)
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Soil health is at the heart of deep organic growing systems. In order to achieve the best results a balance is needed between soil life fertility and the ecosystem supporting the crops. This one day workshop will introduce core skills, equipment and techniques to plan..... more info
Herbal Medicine:
Summer Courses - Sunday June 14th - Herbal Medicine: Blooming Summer - 10am-4:30pm
Price: €56.91 (70.00 inc VAT)
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We will learn how to prepare poultices, oils, ointments, directly from the plants, utilizing nature’s first aid remedies for our own first aid needs. more info
Making the most of your Polytunnel
Summer Courses - Sunday June 14th - Making the most of your Polytunnel - from Spring to the abundance of Summer - 10am - 4:30pm
Price: €56.91 (70.00 inc VAT)
only 10 remaining

If you already have a polytunnel or greenhouse and wish to learn how to make the best use of it then we highly recommend this workshop. The course will focus on ways to keep your polytunnel productive and healthy with vegetables growing... more info
   
 
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