Biodynamic Events and Courses at Waltham Place, Berkshire 2024

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Biodynamic Events and Courses at Waltham Place, Berkshire 2024

February 24, 2023 @ 12:00 am - September 30, 2024 @ 12:00 am

Waltham Place – Biodynamic by nature

What’s on at Waltham Place
With Courses, Walks and Special Interest Events running throughout the year there are plenty of opportunities to join us here at Waltham Place. Whether you wish to take a walk around the gardens, experience the seasonal highlights, learn about the wildlife or master a new skill, we will be happy to welcome you.

Here at Waltham Place we are planning to host at least one event for each month of the 100th Anniversary of Biodynamic Agriculture in  2024 plus have some super special events with international biodynamic speakers – watch this space!

2024  – Biodynamic series of events

Compost Making Saturday 16th March 2024  10 am – 4pm
Transform your garden practices through the art of composting.  This one-day workshop will explore the biodynamic principle of creating fertility from within the garden or farm, transforming garden waste into soil life and healthy crops. We will cover the making and use of 4 different kinds of compost: leafmould, garden waste, farmyard manure compost and compost teas. Suitable for those with small gardens or larger areas.
Refreshments are included in the day. Please bring a packed lunch and dress for the weather
£ 55  Per person  FFI and to Book click here  

A strong Start in the Kitchen Garden  Friday 12th April 2024 – 10.30 am – 12.30 pm
Join gardeners Kare and Harry for a guided springtime walk of the Kitchen Garden. With hints and tips on the many ways we develop plant health and resilience, and on how to lay the foundations of a productive growing year. Topics covered will include successful sowing practices, using natural sources of fertility, the benefits of making compost teas, plant protection in spring, soil preparation, and biodynamic practices for promoting vitality.
To include a glass of organic cordial.
£15 per person  FFI and to book click here


Climate Friendly Gardening  Saturday 15th June 2024  10 am – 4 pm
As gardeners we have the potential to make great strides in our gardens, adapting the way we grow to mitigate the effects of climate change by supporting wildlife and developing healthy soils and resilient plants. The Waltham team will share climate-friendly solutions that will create resilience for your garden and crops. The day will include Carbon Gardening, No Dig and Gardening for Wildlife.
£ 55  Per person  FFI and to book click here

Biodynamic Gardening for Professionals  Friday 13th September – Sunday 15th September 2024
This intensive two-and-a-half-day course offers professional growers, land managers and designers, an introduction to applied biodynamics for ornamental gardens, market gardens and farms, with a focus on how to apply biodynamic methodologies in settings such as country estates, gardens and farms.
£ 300  Per person  FFI and to Book click here   

Seed Saving  Friday 27th September 2024  10 am – 4 pm  
Seeds are one of the key issues for food sovereignty and climate change mitigation.  In a time when diversity and quality are declining, it is imperative to reconnect once again with the practice of harvesting seeds that are tolerant and adapted to the changing climate.
Join estate manager, André Tranquilini, biodynamic farmer and gardener, founding member of the Living Seeds, organic and biodynamic seed company, for this step-by-step workshop to help you to obtain the best quality seed from your gardens. Learn how to select, harvest, dry, clean and store your seeds for maximum effect.
Refreshments are included in the day. Please bring a packed lunch and dress for the weather.
£ 55  per person  FFI and to book click here




February 24, 2023 @ 12:00 am
September 30 @ 12:00 am