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Biodynamic Gardening for Beginners

£ 200 

per person

6 Days - from 22 January- 11th June

10 am – 4 pm

Don’t forget to add your menu choices.

All fresh vegetables and fruits are harvested to order, enhancing the quality of our food and minimising waste. Please confirm your menu choice for each person in your party in the 'Tearoom Menu Choice' box provided during checkout.

Biodynamic Gardening for Beginners

With Andre Tranquilini and Harry Astley
10 am – 5 pm on 6 Days - from 22 January- 11th June

Turn your garden into a haven for nature and produce healthy food for your family and friends with our step-by-step workshops to guide you through the gardening year. Join the Biodynamic Gardening team in the delightful gardens of Waltham Place to learn the key biodynamic and organic practices that allow you to grow fruit and vegetables without the need for artificial inputs. From the first steps of planning a vegetable garden, to the final harvest of the year, we’ll offer you our expert advice and guidance.

Module 1: 22nd January 2022– Planning an Organic / Biodynamic vegetable garden
Main topics: Introduction to Biodynamic Gardening, Garden planning, Crop rotation and GreenManures.

Module 2: 26th February 2022– Sowing seeds and plant propagation
Main topics: The Biodynamic Planting Calendar, Open Pollinated Seeds, Potting soil recipes and Raising seedlings.

Module 3: 19th March 2022– Cultivation and fertilisation
Main topics: Composting, Soil cultivation, The Horn Manure Preparation and No Dig gardening.

Module 4: 23rd April 2022– Health & vitality: natural prevention of pests& diseases
Main topics: Natural teas (making and application), Biodynamic Compost Preparations, The Horn Silica Preparation and Crop maintenance.

Module 5: 14th May 2022 – Appreciation and guidance
A module for all participants to present their gardens and share the joys and challenges with the group.

Module 6: 11th June 2022 – Harvesting and storage (including seed saving)
Main topics: Harvesting techniques for various crops, Storage and Seed saving techniques.

Cost: £200 including refreshments
To book your place email: estateoffice@walthamplace.com
Covid protocols in place.

The Ormandy Field

Collection Advice

In order to stay in line with government guidelines and keep you safe during your visit, we have put the following measures in place:

All veg box orders are available for collection on a Friday, from (time tbc), from The Ormandy Field. The postcode is SL6 3JH. Directions

Our staff will wear a mask at all times when serving you.

Please observe social distancing and give people space at the collection point.

We ask all visitors to monitor their own health and social contacts prior to the visit.  If you feel unwell, have a fever or have contact with anyone who then develops Covid-19 in the days running up to your collection please cancel and we will refund or rebook you for a later date.