Courses & Events

Latest up and coming courses & Events

Ash & Elm Horticultural Courses 2018

Certified  courses through Adult Learning Wales or Aberystwyth Life Long Learning

£ Concessions available.

Plant Diversity Machynlleth Center of Alternative Technology

Cae Felyn field open days 2019, 19th May and  27th & 28th July

Courses for 2019

Gardening courses in Newtown, Llanidloes, and Machynlleth

Essential Gardening Skills:

  • Date to be arranged. Contact me if interested.

Each week we cover a different gardening topic, giving you the confidence and the skills to enjoy your gardening tasks. Covering topics such as: Pruning, propagation, veg growing, ornamentals, lawns & meadows, winter hanging baskets, greenhouses, pests& diseases, tools & plant naming.

For beginners and experienced gardeners.

Christmas wreath making:  Last weekend in November date to be confirmed.

Garden Design. Date to be arranged, contact me if interested.

e. You will learn design considerations, surveying, scale drawing and plant identification. You will complete a design of a garden of your choice and a planting plan.

Starts: January (10 weeks including one week break Feb half term)

Organic Gardening course Practical course learning the principles of organic gardening, taking you into the growing season, learn how to inter-crop, succession sow, compost and manures.(Concessions available.) 

Starts:  Feb  to June (including breaks at Easter & May half term). Contact me if interested.

Plant Propagation:  Newtown community garden,

  • A 5hr workshop where you will learn about potting mixes and make yourself some plants for free that you can take home. This session is open to all ages and abilities. Bring lunch, tea and coffee provided.
  • Adult Learning Wales

Plant problems:  Newtown community garden

Botany for Gardening Machynlleth Center of Alternative Technology
Plant Diversity Machynlleth Center of Alternative Technology
Growing Fruit Machynlleth Center of Alternative Technology

Orchard pruning

Pruning is a great way to ensure your fruit trees remain healthy and productive. You can also train trees to grow in particular ways and produce more fruit. Learn about how, when and what to prune this winter. The session will cover both theory and practical sessions about winter pruning.

Christmas decorations and wreath making. 

  •  each session including all materials

Please contact us for more information or to enroll on any of the courses. Contact Us