Composting & Green Manures – Saturday May 13th – 10am – 4:30pm

Knowing how to nurture and develop the structure and biology of soils is essential to growing healthy organic crops. Composting and green manures are an integral part of supporting this. This one-day workshop will introduce participants to core skills, knowledge and equipment needed to successfully plan for and use compost and green manures in the garden. Participants will spend a good proportion of the workshop in the gardens for demonstrations and the opportunity to gain valuable practical experience.


Learning outcomes

  • Understanding of the principles behind composting
  • How to select appropriate green manures


Practical skills

  • Sowing green manures
  • Establishing and digging-in green manures
  • Building a range of compost heaps


Cost : €80


Bookings & Information

Our courses always get positive feedback from participants and you will benefit from on hand expert tutors with years of experience in their field. It’s a great opportunity to meet like-minded people and spend some time in our gardens, orchards and woodlands in beautiful East Clare.

You can book courses online or you can telephone us on 061 921866 or 921856.

  • Workshop prices: from €80
  • 10% discount for supporters.
  • Workshops suitable for adults only – children under 18 years are not permitted to attend.