Upcoming October Workshops at Glengall Wharf Garden

We have a number of courses coming up in October – details are below and please do get in touch if you have any questions!

Wednesday 13 October 10.30 – 14.30

Essentials of Permaculture – An introduction to the principles and ethics of Permaculture and their practical application within a community garden.  Run by Paula And Ruth

Book here

Wednesday 20 October 10.30 – 14.30

Essentials of Permaculture

An introduction to the principles and ethics of Permaculture and their practical application within a community garden. Run by Paula and Ruth

Book here

Sunday 24 October This will run during the volunteering session at 1 – 2.30pm

Reforesting your body: an introduction to the reproductive cycle, hormones and menstruality. 

Reforest Your Body is a workshop that focuses on realising hormonal, emotional, physical and spiritual balance through cycle charting and Menstrual Cycle Awareness (MCA). We will get to know the 4 distinct phases of the menstrual cycle and discuss the major hormones that rule each phase, and how to identify them though charting the physical and emotional signs.Pay by donation on the day.

More details & book here.

Saturday and Sunday 30 & 31 October – Forest Garden Introduction Course

run by Rakesh ‘Rootsman Rak’ from Roots n Permaculture

This course gives you the tools you need to design your own forest garden.

You will learn about the basics of designing a forest garden. You will get to understand
– How to select the right plants for your environment
– Where to place them to ensure they thrive
– How to ensure you have the right nutrients cycling to ensure good crops
– History of forest gardening
– Why make a food forest
– Layout of a forest garden
– Multifunctional pathways
– Creating abundance and resilience
– Low maintenance food growing
– Patterns in nature for forest gardens
– Understanding and maximising edge

Payment is by conscious contribution – between £50 – £200 (ideal £120) – if you cannot afford this please contact Rakesh.

More information available here and on the flyer below – Rakesh can be contacted directly at rakshaji@gmail.com or please email us or come into the garden if you need help registering.


Half Term Workshops
These workshops are suitable for all ages and open to all. 

Tuesday 26th October 1.00pm – 4.00pm

Natural Dyeing & Prints 
Come and learn some natural dyeing techniques including solar dyeing and fabric printing using plants from Glengall. All materials will be provided but you can also bring your own fabrics to dye if you like! All ages.
Book here from Monday 18th at 10am


Friday 29th October 1.00pm – 4.00pm
Paper & Seed Bomb Making

We’ll make paper using waste materials and plants, then collect and make seed bombs while our paper is drying. This is the perfect time to collect & sow wildflower seeds! All materials provided. All ages.Book here from Monday 18th at 10am

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