Learning basic horticulture skills including propagation, preparing land, plant maintenance, controlling weeds, and food production. Including Food and Nutrition - eating what you grow! This course runs at Wormingford Fridays (45+) 10am - 4pm.
Learning a range of woodland skills including coppicing, hedgelayering, charcoal making, spoon carving, whittling and habitat improvement. Includes cooking in the woods. This course runs at Wormingford on Thursdays 10am - 4pm.
Learning basic carpentry skills and joints, the best use of woods and tools and basic construction techniques including bricklaying, carpentry, plastering and tiling in construction. You can choose both or just one of these courses. Mixed Trades Construction runs at Wormingford on Fridays (45+) and Carpentry (45+) on Thursdays all 10am - 4pm.
Participants will be able to customise their learning by specialising in one of three key areas including Habitats, Land Management and Man-made structures in the environment. This course runs at Stow Maries on Tuesdays, 10am - 4pm and as part of Woodlands and Land Based Skills at Wormingford on Thursdays also 10am - 4pm.