Sustainability & Organic Gardening for Beginners

Learn how to bring principles of sustainability and organic gardening into your plot.

This Sustainability & Organic Gardening Course for Beginners course will cover:

  • Soil health and improvement
  • Composting
  • Water use
  • Pest and disease
  • Weed control
  • Plant choice

You are welcome to take notes/photographs during the course, so please bring what you need. The course will draw on examples from the Botanical Gardens and free access to the Gardens is granted for the participant for the duration of the day of their course.


This course will run from 10.30am to 2pm and be delivered by a qualified teacher with RHS level 3 qualifications.


Please notify at least 7 days prior to course commencement of any accessibility requirements or special needs.


This course programme is under development and we would like your feedback. If you cannot make these dates, cannot find a course to suit or have another comment or question, please email James at with your details and any course preferences/alternative dates/times, and we will let you know of new developments.


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