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Make your own natural Christmas decorations - afternoon session

Thursday, 07 December 2017, 13:30 - 17:00

Learn how to make your own natural Christmas decorations from items collected from the garden.

Prices: Non Member - £36.00; Member - £30.00

Location: Organic, Ryton Organic Gardens, Wolston Lane, Ryton on Dunsmore, COVENTRY, Warwickshire, CV8 3LG

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Practical pruning

Thursday, 11 January 2018, 10:00 - 16:00

Learn about pruning a variety of small trees and shrubs, to keep them shapely and healthy. Pruning can sometimes seem overly complicated, so the aim of the day is to discuss the main principles and boost confidence levels.

Prices: Non Member - £60.00; Member - £51.00

Location: Garden Organic, Ryton Organic Gardens, Wolston Lane, Ryton on Dunsmore, COVENTRY, Warwickshire, CV8 3LG

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*New for 2018* Introduction to the principles of organic growing

Wednesday, 21 February 2018, 10:00 - 13:00

This course covers the thinking behind organic growing, giving you confidence in the techniques and understanding on how to create a healthy and productive growing area.

Prices: Non Member - £36.00; Member - £30.00

Location: Garden Organic, Ryton Organic Gardens, Wolston Lane, Ryton on Dunsmore, COVENTRY, Warwickshire, CV8 3LG

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How to plan your growing space

Wednesday, 21 February 2018, 14:00 - 17:00

This half-day course is a perfect follow on from the ‘Introduction to the principles of organic growing’. Using organic principles, it will focus on how to plan your organic growing space, choosing what to grow and when to grow it.

Prices: Non Member - £36.00; Member - £30.00

Location: Garden Organic, Ryton Organic Gardens, Wolston Lane, Ryton on Dunsmore, COVENTRY, Warwickshire, CV8 3LG

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Attracting wildlife & building biodiversity

Thursday, 15 March 2018, 13:30 - 16:30

Attracting the right wildlife to your garden is vital to manage many pests and diseases organically. Join us for this practical afternoon of learning more about what you need to do to make your garden or growing space as wildlife-friendly as possible.

Prices: Non Member - £36.00; Member - £30.00

Location: Garden Organic, Ryton Organic Gardens, Wolston Lane, Ryton on Dunsmore, COVENTRY, Warwickshire, CV8 3LG

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*New for 2018* Creating a small organic garden

Wednesday, 21 March 2018, 18:00 - 21:00

This course will dispel the myth that you need a large area to grow your own food. We will demonstrate how, with minimum space, you can produce healthy food organically.

Prices: Non Member - £36.00; Member - £30.00

Location: Garden Organic, Ryton Organic Gardens, Wolston Lane, Ryton on Dunsmore, COVENTRY, Warwickshire, CV8 3LG

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Composting - the cornerstone of organic growing

Thursday, 19 April 2018, 09:30 - 12:30

Composting is a key element of organic growing. This course will help you to fine-tune your composting, to gain an understanding of the processes, and discuss the different mixes and types of bin.

Prices: Non Member - £36.00; Member - £30.00

Location: Garden Organic, Ryton Organic Gardens, Wolston Lane, Ryton on Dunsmore, COVENTRY, Warwickshire, CV8 3LG

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Wonderful wormeries

Thursday, 19 April 2018, 14:00 - 17:00

This afternoon course will show you how to build a wormery, and the fundamental steps of how to look after it. We will outline how worms make compost, what to feed them and the best uses of vermicompost. We can guarantee that by the end of the day you will be hooked on worms!

Prices: Non Member - £36.00; Member - £30.00

Location: Garden Organic, Ryton Organic Gardens, Wolston Lane, Ryton on Dunsmore, COVENTRY, Warwickshire, CV8 3LG

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*New for 2018* Organic Ornamentals

Thursday, 14 June 2018, 18:00 - 21:00

Flowers are often referred to as ‘ornamentals’. But they don’t just look good, they can be an essential part of your organic growing. Flowers attract pollinators such as bees, they can be used in companion planting in the veg patch – and some you can even eat. If you’d like to learn how to grow healthy blooms for butterflies or bouquets, this day’s course will teach you where and how to grow them.

Prices: Non Member - £36.00; Member - £30.00

Location: Garden Organic, Ryton Organic Gardens, Wolston Lane, Ryton on Dunsmore, COVENTRY, Warwickshire, CV8 3LG

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Pest & disease management

Tuesday, 26 June 2018, 10:00 - 16:00

This course will introduce you to a range of techniques for preventing and controlling pests and diseases in your garden and allotment.

Prices: Non Member - £60.00; Member - £51.00

Location: Garden Organic, Ryton Organic Gardens, Wolston Lane, Ryton on Dunsmore, COVENTRY, Warwickshire, CV8 3LG

Map: Click here for a map (opens a new window).

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*New for 2018* Introduction to the principles of organic growing

Wednesday, 04 July 2018, 18:00 - 21:00

If you are unable to make our daytime course then pop along to this evening session. This course covers the thinking behind organic growing, giving you confidence in the techniques and understanding on how to create a healthy and productive growing area.

Prices: Non Member - £36.00; Member - £30.00

Location: Garden Organic, Ryton Organic Gardens, Wolston Lane, Ryton on Dunsmore, COVENTRY, Warwickshire, CV8 3LG

Map: Click here for a map (opens a new window).

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Cutting edge veg

Thursday, 26 July 2018, 10:00 - 16:00

This one day course will show you how to grow many of the vegetables, herbs and spices associated with a more exotic range of cuisines and introduce you to vegetables that you may not have tried before.

Prices: Non Member - £60.00; Member - £51.00

Location: Garden Organic, Ryton Organic Gardens, Wolston Lane, Ryton on Dunsmore, COVENTRY, Warwickshire, CV8 3LG

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Growing winter veg

Wednesday, 08 August 2018, 10:00 - 16:00

Now is the time to plan ahead and consider your winter growing space. With a little forward planning, you can produce food all year round! We also show you that there is more to winter growing than swedes and leeks.

Prices: Non Member - £60.00; Member - £51.00

Location: Garden Organic, Ryton Organic Gardens, Wolston Lane, Ryton on Dunsmore, COVENTRY, Warwickshire, CV8 3LG

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Introduction to seed saving

Thursday, 06 September 2018, 09:30 - 13:00

Join us for this half-day course and learn everything you need to know to get started with seed saving from Garden Organic’s Heritage Seed Library experts.

Prices: Non Member - £36.00; Member - £30.00

Location: Garden Organic, Ryton Organic Gardens, Wolston Lane, Ryton on Dunsmore, COVENTRY, Warwickshire, CV8 3LG

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Next steps in seed saving

Thursday, 11 October 2018, 09:30 - 13:00

This is the perfect follow on from our ‘Introduction to Seed Saving’ course, as well as being ideal for those with some experience of saving seed from vegetables, who are looking to further their skills.

Prices: Non Member - £36.00; Member - £30.00

Location: Garden Organic, Ryton Organic Gardens, Wolston Lane, Ryton on Dunsmore, COVENTRY, Warwickshire, CV8 3LG

Map: Click here for a map (opens a new window).

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Make your own natural Christmas decorations

Friday, 07 December 2018, 09:30 - 13:00

Get into the festive spirit and have fun using natural materials for your own special Christmas decorations. Learn how to weave your own willow wreath that you can then decorate with items from our gardens.

Prices: Non Member - £36.00; Member - £30.00

Location: Garden Organic, Ryton Organic Gardens, Wolston Lane, Ryton on Dunsmore, COVENTRY, Warwickshire, CV8 3LG

Map: Click here for a map (opens a new window).

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