FREE Growing Herbs Classes & Courses – February / March

herb-gardenEasy to Grow Herbs and their Healing and Culinary use FREE Classes

Dates:
Wednesday 28th January 10-12pm
Wednesday 18th February 1.30-3pm
Wednesday 4th March 1.30-3pm

Location: Jasmine Road Community Gardens, 23 Jasmine Road, Dudley, DY2 7NL (map).

All classes are FREE and open to all. Contact jennycadman@bcnet.org.uk for more information or to book your class.

FREE 6 week vegetable growing course

Digging The Vegetable GardenGrow Food 4 Life shall be running a FREE 6 week vegetable growing course for complete beginners starting on Wednesday 4th February at 10-12am.

Please contact Jenny jennycadman@bcnet.org.uk for more information or to book your place.

Original Post: http://jasmineroadgardens.org/2015/01/15/free-growing-herbs-classes-courses-february-march/

Advertisements

Bread Making Day – Saturday 27th Sept

Sourdough LoafLearn to make real bread. Join us for the whole day or just part of it.

Or just pop by for a soup and fresh bread lunch.

Date: Saturday 27th Sept, 10.30 – 3pm

Venue: The Christian Community, 22 Baylie St, Stourbridge, DY81AZ (map)

Cost: Donations, approx £5 for whole day, or what you can afford

Plant Sale at Community Garden, Dudley – Saturday 14th June

IMG_5392Plant Sale & Family Fun Day at Hillside Herbs Community Gardens – Dudley

Date: Saturday 14th June, 12 – 4pm
Where: Hillside Herbs Community Gardens, 23 Jasmine Road, Dudley, DY27NL (map).

Buy locally grown plants Vegetable, Bedding, Annuals, Perennials, Basket Plants, Herbs & Compost. Face Painting, Raffle, Kids Crafts, Pond Dipping, Family Cooking, Make a Bug Hotel

Community Food Growing in Dudley

Hillside Herbs is a Community Organic Garden growing food in the heart of the Dudley Borough. It is open to anyone and run growing courses. They provide work experience and employability training to people with learning disabilities, mental health issues and the long term unemployed. More…
Contact: 01384 816710 or 07966 700387

Blog: http://hillsideherbs.blogspot.co.uk/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Hillside-Herbs/635177236548668

Photo Gallery

Foraging Walk – Saturday 7th June

foragingForaging Walk – ‘Introduction to wild edible plants’ (2 hour walk)

Date: Saturday 7th June, 2.15pm

Meet: Gardner’s Meadow car park, Bewdley (map). Near the entrance to the river footpath at 2.15pm, walk to start at 2.30pm.

Donation: £3 (suggested)

Owen Raybould (who has been to some of our films) is a forager and has offered to guide a foraging walk for Transition Stourbridge.

Here’s the link to his foraging group – http://www.meetup.com/Worcestershire-Foraging-and-Wild-Edibles/

People can bring a camera / notepad if they like. Option of having a drink/food in town at the end of the walk.

Growing in the Park for Well Being – Wollescote Park, Stourbridge

Wollescote-Park-Walled-GardenCome and join us Wednesdays from 10:00 to 1:00 in the beautiful Walled Garden at Stevens Park, Wollescote, Stourbridge

  • Learn new skills including growing food crops, caring for plants and how to design a garden
  • Enjoy the health benefits of just being outdoors and getting some (gentle) exercise in the fresh air
  • Watch the seasons change and enjoy the varied wildlife and birds that visit the site
  • Share the company of others as we develop our own part of this historic garden
  • Gain confidence from seeing your ideas become reality as our garden takes shape

Tools and equipment provided but you will need strong shoes or boots (no sandals or trainers please) and a coat. You might like to bring a packed lunch!

Contact: Jill on 01384 442938 or jill.hogan@dudleymind.org.uk (Dudley Mind) Continue reading “Growing in the Park for Well Being – Wollescote Park, Stourbridge”

A community gardening space in Dudley

Hillside-HerbsHillside Herbs

A community gardening space in Dudley

Hillside Herbs is an organic working garden in the heart of the Dudley Borough, delivering hands on work experience and employability training to people with learning disabilities, mental health issues and the long term unemployed.
More…

Where: 23 Jasmine Road, Dudley, DY2 7NL (map).
Contact: Call Gaynor on 01384 816710 or 818990.

Website: http://www.stcn.co.uk/projects/grow-food-for-life-2/local-organic-gardening-2/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Hillside-Herbs/635177236548668

Courses

New gardening courses start 26th April 2014. I’m running them from Hillside Herbs, 23 Jasmine Road, Dudley.

Jenny (Grow food 4 life)

10.00-11.30 Beginners gardening for adults
12.00-1.30 Family gardening for adults and children. Please note that children must be accompanied by an adult.

Email me at jennycadman@bcnet.org.uk to book your place.

Photos

Continue reading “A community gardening space in Dudley”

Earth Bag Building – 3 day practical course at Karuna

Earth bag buildingEarth Bag Building – 3 day practical course at Karuna (Church Stretton, Shropshire)

Date : 6-7-8 September
Led by : Julian Faulkner
Fee: £170 – includes all meals and refreshment over the 3 days

During the workshop you will learn the principles of how to build with earth using Super Adobe. Continue reading “Earth Bag Building – 3 day practical course at Karuna”