Introduction to Organic Gardening

This one day workshop will take you through the main subjects associated with a type of gardening that is better for you and the environment. Join our CEO, Oliver Haden, who will begin your journey into kinder gardening.

We will be looking at:

  • Defining terms - what does ‘organic’ mean?

  • What’s wrong with chemicals?

  • Chemical versus non-chemical

  • Gardening in tune with nature

  • Compost/ing

  • Feeding

  • Pests & diseases

  • Promoting biodiversity

Meet Oliver Haden

Having gardened both professionally and personally for over 40 years, Oli will be starting your journey into organic gardening. From understanding the potential of your site to the practical steps you might take to see it actually take shape and all the challenges you might encounter on the way.

Working with nature and ever mindful of the impact we gardeners can have on the environment, join this workshop and get the chance to look at your own site through the eyes of a professional.

Oli has successfully created countless urban gardens and guided clients to make the most appropriate decisions. He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience that will encourage you to consider your next steps when planning your own green space. From the initial understanding of site, screening and aspect, to the urban microclimate, Oli will be demystifying some of the terminology that you might encounter on your journey to creating your own distinct urban paradise.

What You Need To Know

  • All equipment will be provided on the day

  • If you would like to take notes, please bring a notepad and pen.

  • Please wear clothes you don’t mind getting dirty.

  • The workshop is held at the Garden, you can find details on how to get here via our Your Visit page

  • The one day workshop is £60



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