Courses and Events


We run both online and face to face courses on a range of topics.

The programme of online courses below are run in February and March each year.

Face to face courses are run on request in your local community with the programme tailored to meet your needs. Please get in touch to chat about your ideas click here

Getting Started 

Choosing where to grow;  the difference between containers/pots, raised beds and ground level plots. Understanding soil, soil health and improvement. Buying seeds and transplants.

Making it Work 

How plants grow and develop. Crop rotation, bed preparation, seed sowing and transplanting. When to harvest.

Growing Undercover 

The impact of the polycrub/tunnel or greenhouse environment on plant growth and health. Watering, ventilation. probelms and solutions


A little bit of science behind making compost. Choosing your container and site. What/what not to compost. Problems and solutions

Organic Growing and Using No Dig

Simple organic priciples and how to apply them in practice. No Dig, what is it and how to get started. Alternatives to bulk green waste compost

Pests, Diseases and Weeds 

Identification and the best way to deal with them to have healthy productive crops

Extending the Season 

Choosing crops, planning and timings for growing through the winter, to have edibles available all year

If you have specific requests for topics you’d like training on, please message and let us know. We’ll see what we can do, contact us at: