Events & Courses

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Thyme To Be growing session for family carers - July

Garden Organic is offering family carers in Coventry and Warwickshire an opportunity to meet like-minded people, garden and learn new skills together in the relaxing surroundings of Ryton Organic Gardens.

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Ryton Organic Gardens
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Tuesday, 11 July 2017 -
11:00am to 3:00pm

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Composting - The Alternative Methods

Most compostable kitchen and garden waste can be processed through a traditional compost heap or a worm bin. However it may be preferable to use different techniques to recycle specific types of kitchen and garden ‘waste’ such as autumn leaves, woody prunings and hedge clippings, food waste such as meat, dairy products and cooked food and some perennial weeds.

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Ryton Organic Gardens
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Wednesday, 12 July 2017 -
9:30am to 1:00pm

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Cumbria Organic Gardeners and Farmers - Visit to small holding and garden

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West Cumbria
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Sunday, 16 July 2017 -
10:00am to 1:00pm

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Attracting Wildlife to your Garden

Take a walk around Ryton Organic Gardens with one of our wildlife experts to show you the different habitats and wildlife found within.This includes showing you around Ryton Organic Gardens to spot some of the birds, beasts and insects you may find in your garden and how to encourage them by best organic practice.

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Ryton Organic Gardens
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Thursday, 20 July 2017 -
1:00pm to 4:30pm

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Growing Winter Veg

Learn about some of the crops you can grow over the winter in order to keep your garden productive all the year round. Many people think that they need to put their garden to bed over the winter, but, with a little forward planning, you can produce food all year round.

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Ryton Organic Gardens
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Thursday, 3 August 2017 -
10:00am to 4:00pm

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thyme to be; carer; horticultural therapy; family carer

Thyme To Be growing session for family carers - August

Garden Organic is offering family carers in Coventry and Warwickshire an opportunity to meet like-minded people, garden and learn new skills together in the relaxing surroundings of Ryton Organic Gardens.

at: 
Ryton Organic Gardens
on: 
Tuesday, 8 August 2017 -
11:00am to 3:00pm

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Cutting Edge Veg

In the last 50 years our culinary horizons have broadened to encompass a wide range of cultures including India, Chinese, South East Asia and the Caribbean. However, it seems that our growing skills have lagged behind our cooking habits.

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Ryton Organic Gardens
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Tuesday, 22 August 2017 -
10:00am to 4:00pm

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thyme to be; carer; horticultural therapy; family carer

Thyme To Be growing session for family carers - September

Garden Organic is offering family carers in Coventry and Warwickshire an opportunity to meet like-minded people, garden and learn new skills together in the relaxing surroundings of Ryton Organic Gardens.

at: 
Ryton Organic Gardens
on: 
Wednesday, 6 September 2017 -
11:00am to 3:00pm

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Introduction to Seed Saving

This introduces the basic principles of seed saving, including growing annual plants to seed, harvesting, drying, cleaning and storage. Crops will be looked at growing in-situ with examples of seed that is ready and the opportunity for attendees to try seed cleaning themselves.

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Ryton Organic Gardens
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Thursday, 7 September 2017 -
9:30am to 1:00pm

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Planning Organic Food Growing

We are delighted to be delivering ‘Planning Organic Food Growing’ training at Dumfries House, Scotland. This course will cover how to start growing organically, give you the tools to plan your growing space and provide lots of ideas to take away with you. This course is aimed at beginners.

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Dumfries House
on: 
Saturday, 9 September 2017 -
10:00am to 4:00pm

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Introduction to Organic Veg Growing with a seasonal activity

This introductory course will look at what you need to do and buy to get started with growing your own fruit and veg. We will be focusing on how to start your organic garden and will be using the gardens to demonstrate how to do this.

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Ryton Organic Gardens
on: 
Thursday, 14 September 2017 -
9:30am to 1:00pm

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Cumbria Organic Gardeners and Farmers - Weekend trip to Tatton Park

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Machynlleth
on: 
Saturday, 16 September 2017 - 10:00am to Sunday, 17 September 2017 - 5:00pm

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Cumbria Organic Gardeners and Farmers Apple Day Day

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Acorn Bank, Temple Sowerby
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Sunday, 8 October 2017 -
11:00am to 4:30pm

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Next Steps in Seed Saving

This is the perfect follow on from the first course, ‘Introduction to Seed Saving’, or is ideal for those with some experience of saving seed from vegetables looking to improve their skills.The day will focus on those annuals that cross and biennial crops of vegetables.

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Ryton Organic Gardens
on: 
Thursday, 12 October 2017 -
9:30am to 1:00pm

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Cumbria Organic Gardeners and Farmers - AGM and talk

at: 
Penrith
on: 
Sunday, 12 November 2017 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm

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