IMG_0733Learn the basics of sculpture using chicken wire to create a lifelike chicken sculpture for your garden. A good basic beginners course which can lead onto building on these skills to create more complex sculptures later in the year. IMG_0526

This full day course will run on Wednesday 18th July from 10.00-4.00 including a short break for a light lunch and refreshments. Materials and refreshments are all included. 55€ per person.

You will need to wear work clothes and bring a pair of sturdy gloves. Chicken wire is a malleable material and easy to use but will require moderate strength in your hands and fingers.

To book onto the course please use the ‘buy now’ button below. If you have any questions or comments please use the enquiry form below. If you prefer to pay by cheque please use the enquiry form to reserve a place on the course and we will send you a booking form.

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SDC15666This basic course in plant propagation will look at the basics of propagating from seed and from softwood cuttings. You will learn a little botany that will help you to be more successful in rooting cuttings and understanding the different types of seeds.

You will have the opportunity to take cuttings from a range of plants to take home.

Later in the year we will offering a second course exploring plant propagation techniques for the autumn and in the winter you can learn the art of grafting.

Pricking outThis half day introductory course is running on Thursday 28th June from 1.00-4.00pm and cots 20€ per person.

To book a place on the course use the button below, this is a secure PayPall transaction but you do not need a PayPall accout to use it. If you prefer to send a cheque please use the enquiry form below to check availability and request a booking form.


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20180421_153217240_iOSCome along and learn how to create unique and funky prints on fabric using natural mordants, rusty objects and plant based colours.

Print a pashmina or T-Shirt t take home as well as experimenting with different materials and colours.

Thursday 14th June 1-4pm 40€ per person. All materials and refreshments are included. Booking below images

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Learn the basics of dying fabric using natural plant based dyes and ‘printing’ using leaves, flowers and rust printing.

We will look at the principles of dying silk fabrics and you will create a unique hand printed silk scarf to take home.

Wednesday 30th May 30€ including materials.

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In May we will be offering two willow weaving days:

willow supportsMake a willow plant support: make a decorative wigwam obelisk out of willow and birch to take home and display in your garden. A good beginners course for anyone who would like to start developing weaving skills and learning the basic techniques.

10.00-1.00 Saturday 5th May 25€ All materials included

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Make a willow heron or chicken sculpture: This willow sculpture course is aimed at beginners. IMG_2776You will learn the basics of using IMG_0147willow as a media for sculpture, create a ‘life-size’ Heron or chicken to take home with you as a quirky garden decoration.

10.00-4.00 Saturday 26th May 55€ light lunch and all materials included

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Have a go at chicken wire sculpture and make a cute hedgehog to display in your garden or give to someone as a gift.

This course is aimed at beginners and will teach the basics of sculpturing with chicken wire. The course will run from 11.00-3.00 on Saturday 19th May. 35 Euros per person. A light lunch is included as well as all materials and you will be able to take home your hedgehog.

You will need to wear warm comfortable work clothes and bring some gardening gloves.

IMG_0162If you enjoy this beginners course we will be offering intermediate courses later this spring to make chicken, cockerel or duck sculptures for the garden.

We will send you confirmation and further information once we have received your payment. If you prefer to send us a cheque please use the enquiry form to reserve a place on the course.

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Learn the basics of sculpture using chicken wire to create a lifelike chicken sculpture for your garden. A good basic beginners course which can lead onto building on these skills to create more complex sculptures later in the year. IMG_0526

This full day course will run on Thursday 24th May from 10.00-4.00 including a short break for a light lunch and refreshments. Materials and refreshments are all included. 55€ per person.

You will need to wear work clothes and bring a pair of sturdy gloves. Chicken wire is a malleable material and easy to use but will require moderate strength in your hands and fingers.

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Learn the basics of dying fabric using natural plant based dyes and ‘printing’ using leaves, flowers and rust printing.

We will look at the principles of dying silk fabrics and you will create a unique hand printed silk scarf to take home.

Thursday 31st May 1-4pm 30€ including materials.

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SDC14930Learn the basics of organic gardening starting with the key principles of building soil fertility using natural methods and organic pest and disease control, basic practical techniques and tips on how to be successful and how to avoid key problems.

You will have the opportunity to test your own soil, get SDC14932answers to your questions and see an organic system in practice as well as learning the basic theory. Plus you will have a choice of free heritage and heirloom bean seeds to take away and grow.

Thursday 10th May 10.00-3.00 40€ including light lunch and refreshments.

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Learn the basics of sculpture using chicken wire to create a lifelike chicken sculpture for your garden. A good basic beginners course which can lead onto building on these skills to create more complex sculptures later in the year. IMG_0526

This full day course will run on Saturday 28th April from 10.00-4.00 including a short break for a light lunch and refreshments. Materials and refreshments are all included. 55€ per person.

You will need to wear work clothes and bring a pair of sturdy gloves. Chicken wire is a malleable material and easy to use but will require moderate strength in your hands and fingers.

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