Courses 2021 online and face to face in Durrow



Zoom 'Month to month" Stroll with Tanguy' (€150)

in the kitchen garden,
polytunnel and sometimes in the kitchen

I will share my tips with you through videos and pictures. It will be about sowing , planting, mulching, pruning, feeding, preserving and much more...

Zoom 'Start your garden from scratch' (€50)

You will learn how to start a garden from scratch. How to design a kitchen garden, start a no dig growing bed, compost, soil, fertilisers and biodiversity. 

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Intensive horticultural course (€100)

What is covered during the day:

Planning and design of your garden and polytunnel.

  • Soil, composition, how to improve it.

  • composting and how to use the compost.

  • Calendar of sowing & companion planting.

  • Spacing vegetables.

  • Weeds and their uses.

  • Vegetable varieties, sowing and planting

  • Fruit trees, fruit bushes and roses pruning explained.

  • Tools, mulching, hoeing.

  • Vegetable garden, kitchen garden, pleasure garden.

This course is a must if you want to understand in just one day the essence of traditional gardening.  

You will be well equipped to follow the seasonal courses.

The cost of this course is 100 euro per person.

It is a full day course. It starts at 9h30 and finishes at 16h.

Small groups up to 8

You will get tea/coffee on arrival, tea break around 11am and lunch at 1pm.
At the end of the course you will be equipped to start your own garden and a full range of follow up courses will be available to you.

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Start you garden from scratch (€50)

It is a half day course.

What is covered during the day

 Kitchen garden design.

  • how to organize it and optimize the space.

  • Crop rotation.

  • Start a bed from grass (different techniques explained).

  • create a shelter.

  • How to follow a plan (time frame, first things to do, etc.)

  • Compost, soil.

  • fruit trees, shrubs and other plants.

  • Mix the vegetable with the flowers.

  • And more..




Spring Course (€50)

It is a half day course.

What is covered during the day:

  • Planning your garden
  • Start your garden from scratch
  • Element of design with nature
  • Compost: how to make it and use it (hot, cold, surface composting)
  • Rotation explained
  • Manage your polydome, polytunnel
  • Element of design with nature


Summer Course (€50)

It is a half day course.

What is covered during the day:

Manage your polytunnel

  • Tomato and pepper pruning
  • Plant extract and different sprays
  • Planting summer crops
  • Potato blight everything explained
  • Spacing vegetables
  • Hoeing, watering and mulching. 


Autumn Course (€50)

It is a half day course.

What is covered during the day:
  • Planning the next year.
  • Start your garden from scratch.
  • Element of design with nature.
  • Compost: how to make it and use it.
  • Rotation.
  • Manage your polydome or green house.
  • Rose care.
  • Be ready for next year.
  • Any questions will be answered.

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Natural bee-keeping course with Warre Hive (€90)

The cost of this course is 90 euro per person           It is a full day course. It starts at 10h and finishes at 15h.                           What is covered during the day:

  • Basic of a bee nest
  • Construction (Warre system and Delon system, Japanese system)
  • How to preserve the hive
  • Starting from scratch (AMM, location, where to buy)
  • General management
  • Managing the increase (split, shook swarm, varroa, winter stores, requeening)
  • Tools
  • Bait hives (how to use them)
  • Driving bees with smoke and sound
  • Honey harvest (press, mead)
  • Wax (rendering)
  • Propolis (make a varnish, protect your plants)
  • Pollen (leave it to the bees)
  • Mead and honey cake 


Cancellation policy:
There will be no refunds for cancellations made one week prior to the course.