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We strongly believe that an organic school garden is part of the curriculum and an invaluable outdoor classroom. The conference will feature interactive workshops for teachers (and parents) to help them establish and maintain a school garden all year round. Topics for the conference are:  Biodiversity for the Green Flag, growing to a harvest, the best seed sowing techniques, trouble shooting your composting, an interactive walk walk covering polytunnel growing, herbs from A-Z, the benefits and problems of raised beds, planting fruit trees, willow features and weed control. The conference is organised by SEED and The Organic Centre. Our keynote speaker is organic school garden guru Paddy Madden, who will fill teachers in on the latest research on the benefits of a school garden and outdoor classroom. Workshops are presented by Hans Wieland, Johnny Toner and Paddy Madden.
For a detailed timetable email us on hans@theorganiccentre.ie

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