Venue: Upper Grange, Lovedays Mead, Stroud GL5 1XB
Garden Teacher: Mattias Emous
2019 Course Dates and sessions outline Full programme outline here (PDF)
All sessions run from 10.00am -15.00pm
Sessions 1 – 23rd Feb Seed connects with Soil
Session 2 – 30th March Planning our garden
Session 3 – 27th April The Plant between the Sun and Earth
Session 4 – 18th May The Biodynamic Preparations
Session 5 – 22nd June Tending the garden
Session 6 – 13th JulyThe garden as an organism
Cost: These courses are being offered free of charge; please note that in exchange. participants are asked to commit to attending all 6 sessions and complete feedback sheets at the end of each session which will contribute to the ongoing research that began in 2018.
A simple, tasty, homemade biodynamic lunch will be served – Cost £5 per session / £30 for all 6 – to be paid at the time of booking. Places are strictly limited so we advise booking early!
About Mattias Emous:
Mattias is a qualified teacher (DTTLS) and gardener (RHS- level 3 diploma, BDA – diploma in biodynamic agriculture). With over 20 years’ experience of biodynamic and organic gardening, within commercial and therapeutic settings in various different countries; holding a BA Honours degree in philosophy and psychology, his main interest is in the therapeutic element of growing vegetables. He has been the vegetable grower at Ruskin Mill college for the past 15 years, teaching students, staff and apprentices.
For more abut Ruskin Mill Educational Trust click here
Directions to the venue: Upper Grange, Lovedays Mead, Stroud, GL5 1XB
Upper Grange is located close to Stroud town centre and a 10 minute walk from the train station.
The postcode will take you to West Grange Court which is just across the road from Upper Grange, this is not where you should go!
Upper Grange is the last property on the right before Lovedays Mead turns into a smaller lane. There are big wooden gates (which are always left open) and an “Upper Grange” sign on the left gate.